Danson Mukile, US-based Entrepreneur and an Avionic Tech Engineer
Danson Mukile, a young entrepreneur and avionics tech engineer based in the US, has emerged as a prominent advocate for Kenyans living abroad.
He emphasizes the importance of innovation, networking, and acquiring relevant skills in today's job market. Mukile specializes in designing and programming computer systems that support communication and navigation in aircraft and aerospace machinery such as satellites. He is dedicated to promoting the active participation of Kenyans living abroad in the development of their country, including encouraging the remittance of taxes through practical strategies.
Meeting with President Ruto allowed Mukile to offer his expertise on policies derived from the Diaspora manifesto which is now a policy document in the State Department for Diaspora Affairs. He has also had the opportunity to network with influential individuals and dine with people he never thought he would have the chance to meet. Having formed a lasting relationship with the president's advisors, Mukile shares his advice for young entrepreneurs. He suggests being prepared to adapt to changing market conditions and evolving customer preferences, as well as innovating to stay ahead of the competition and remain relevant in the industry.
According to the avionic tech engineer, strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are also crucial for articulating one's vision, goals, and expectations. Mukile highlights the technology sector as offering abundant opportunities for young professionals with roles in software development, data analysis, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and web development in high demand. He encourages young entrepreneurs to consider starting a business by pursuing gaps in the market and framing innovative solutions.