Philip Ogola's Weblog

This blog is devoted to my completely random babbling and is subject to either frequent or non-frequent changes.


Dont Try This At Home

@PhilipOgola is the #SocialMedia strategist @KenyaRedCross , the brain child behind the #iVolunteer campaign ( Virtual Volunteer ) . Through the Campaign Red cross can now respond to disaster real time after getting alerts via twitter or facebook.  Kenya Red Cross won  2012 BAKE Awards Best Tweep Corporate for innovative use of social media

Worked at @GinadinPR  as Social Media Consultant where I spearheaded the formation of a fully fledged Social Media Department.

I’m a Director at TimeOut Media Ltd has consulted social media strategies for some of the best-known brands in Kenya @NokiaEastAfrica . Nestle, @IMG_PR  ,  @CICInsurance , @ZUKUOfficial, @G4S_Kenya. @MTVSHUGA, @UNAIDS #CrowdOut Campaign.

I always thought HIV was meant for other people , how wrong was I until HIV/AIDS came knocking and robbing me  people very dear to me . HIV is real folks.

As a victim of  recklessly driving , i have had a close shave with death , I would never want anymore to go down this Speedy lane, Thats why I Champion #RoadSafety Campaigns.

I’m also  the Twitter Strategist in @SOMAwards Kenya Social Media Awards which honors the best in social Media, notable personalities, Brands, Companies , NGO’s , Campaigns and Events

I blog about Sports, Lifestyle, Technology , Gadgets, Travel, HIV/AIDS, Human Interest, Bizbytes, Entertainment,

My non-digital hobbies include playing Chess and adventure travels ,Vintage Cars and Watching cartoons I have collection of Asterix and Obelix, Samurai Jack , Tin Tin, Pink Panther and  Trance make the World Go round.

Opinions here are my own……I’m The Guy Your Dad Warned You About…..The only Jang’sta in Nairobi


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