Alex Gakuru previously served as the African representative for the Non-Commercial Users' Constituency's Executive Committee. He also works as a Board Member for the Communications Commission of Kenya, and is the Chairman of the ICT Consumer's Association of Kenya.
Mr. Gakuru was leading a proposition, along with Beau Brendler, to create a Consumer Constituency within the 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.
He is also leading an initiative to open up Kenya, and all of Africa, to business opportunities through ICT innovation.
He writes on a variety of blogs regarding his advocacy work for IT in Africa.