Ali A. Mufuruki is the chairman and CEO of Infotech Investment Group Limited based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Infotech Investment Group has interests in IT and telecoms services, retail and real estate in the East Africa region. He currently serves as chairman of the board of the Wananchi Group Holdings Kenya, chairman of the CEOs’ Roundtable of Tanzania, trustee of the Mandela Institute of Development Studies (MINDS), chairman of the board of Chai Bora Ltd, Tanzania, chairman of Muhimbili University (MUHAS) Grants Committee, member of the Presidential Investors Roundtable of Uganda (PIRT), member of the Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC), and is a member of the Advisory Group on Sub-Saharan Africa (AGSA) for the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute Class of 2001, and is founder and chairman of The Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) East Africa. He previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tanzania Central Bank, member of the Board of Directors of Technoserve, Inc. of Washington, DC and was a board member of Nation Media Group of Kenya.
Mufuruki is a holder of a BSc in Mechanical Engineering Design from the Reutlingen University, Germany and lives in Dar-es-Salaam with his wife Saada and four children.