Crystal Rugege

Crystal Rugege is the Managing Director of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Rwanda, where she’s leading Rwanda’s efforts to design and pilot governance frameworks to advance technology’s benefit to society. Prior to joining the Centre, Crystal played an instrumental role in establishing and scaling Carnegie Mellon University’s Africa campus. Prior to CMU, she worked at IBM developing business intelligence solutions.
Crystal sits on the boards of I&M Bank Rwanda and Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy, as well as the advisory boards of Andela, UNDP’s Africa Leading the 4th Industrial Revolution, and the Africa Europe Foundation’s Digital Strategy Group.