Kamal Bhattacharya

Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya is Chief Innovation Officer at Safaricom. He was formerly IGC Kenya Country Director and CEO, iHub, Nairobi. Previously, he was the inaugural director and VP of IBM Research – Africa. Kamal is a computer scientist by profession and received his PhD in Theoretical Physics from the Goettingen University in Germany.

Content by Kamal Bhattacharya
  • Blog post

    Dilemma of capping bank interest rates in Kenya

    Post signing of the Banking (Amendment) Bill 2015, Kenyans were full of hope and expectations of lower interest on their loans and higher earnings on deposits. Like with so many regulatory actions, the outcome for the people will depend on the implementation of the law. In this case, the fate of the law will rely heavily on financial institutions, and  implementation...

    8 Sep 2016 | Kamal Bhattacharya, Tavneet Suri