Evans Kiragu is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mekan Games.
Kiragu’s firm is one of its kind in Eastern and Central Africa. The hyper-casual games studio creates immersive games for mobile phone users.
Some of the popular games that Kiragu's firm has created include The President, Wheelbarrow Run, Car restoration and Pole Vault Run.
The President is inspired by the former United States President Donald John Trump. A few months ago, the game which is based on Trump's opinionated and vocal social media posts, ranked highest for a number of days on the American charts.
Kiragu boasts of a certificate in android and web application development as well as a degree in Computer Science from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
He also attended the University of Cambridge to study a course in organizational leadership between 2018 and 2019.
Kiragu recently won the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme award.