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'''Alex Gakuru''' is the elected African representative for the [[NCUC|Non-Commercial Users' Constituency]]'s Executive Committee. He is currently serving his second term, to which he was elected in 2009.  
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'''Alex Gakuru''' previously served as the African representative for the [[NCUC|Non-Commercial Users' Constituency]]'s Executive Committee.<ref name="intake">[[ICANN 40]] Interview</ref> He also works as a Board Member for the [[CCK|Communications Commission of Kenya]],<ref name="intake" /> and is the Chairman of the [[ICT Consumer's Association of Kenya]].<ref>[http://ncdnhc.org/profiles/blogs/icanns-irt-comments-alex NCDNHC.org]</ref>
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==ICANN Involvement==
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Mr. Gakuru was leading a proposition, along with [[Beau Brendler]], to create a Consumer Constituency within the [[NCSG|Non-Commercial Stakeholder's Group]]. He is a member of the [[PDP Work Team]], and has been since 2009. He is also a member of the [[JAS Working Group]] since 2010.<ref name="intake"></ref>
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==Regional Development==
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Over the years he has worked with [[KENIC]], the regulator of the [[.ke]] [[ccTLD]], on various issues, including on [[IPv6]] deployment.<ref name="intake"></ref>
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He is heavily involved in ICANN, but also works of the Broadcasting Content Advisory Council for the[[CCK|Communications Commission of Kenya].<ref>ICANN40 Interview</ref>
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He is also leading an initiative to open up Kenya, and all of Africa, to business opportunities through ICT innovation.<ref>[http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/blog/%5Buser%5D/kenyan-skunkworksinnovation-business Fossfa.net]</ref>
 
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==ICANN==
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He writes on a variety of blogs regarding his advocacy work for IT in Africa.<ref>[http://www.mbuguanjihia.com/tag/alex-gakuru Mbuguanjihia.com]</ref>
    
==References==
 
==References==
 
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