CHAIRMAN
Erik Raymond Rowberg

Dynamic IT administrator, businessman, computer network engineer, and programmer with 20+ years’ experience Skilled in design, setup and management of large computer networks from corporate LAN to wide Area Networks. Excels in managing and motivating IT staff Able to learn and employ computer technologies quickly under adverse conditions and with limited resources

  • Built the ISP (HABARI Node Ltd) changing technologies as needed from dial up to ADSL, wireless and fibre optic
  • Created commercial software (Accounting, HRM, Payroll) widely used in Tanzania
  • Created broadband network involving wireless, DSL and Fibre
  • Manages 500 primary and secondary domains
  • Vice Chairman TZNIC Policy Advisory Committee (TZNIC Controls all .tz domans) 2008-2012
  • Chairman of Arusha Internet Exchange
SECRETARY GENERAL
Noah Maina

Noah Maina is an IP/MPLS Network and Systems Engineer with extensive experience is packet based carrier-grade network service provider notwithstanding his multi-vendor Industry experience. Noah works for SEACOM a Pan-African submarine fiber network provider (NSP) where he coordinates Interconnection and peering arrangements across Internet exchange points in Africa and Europe. Noah also volunteers in various roles on different tech-industry non-profit organizations locally and internationally notably the tzNOG, AfNOG, AIS, AFRINIC, SAFNOG, ICANN-AC and TISPA


TREASURER
Bhavna Joshi

Bhavna has an experience of 9 years as Admin and Finance Manager at Capital Technologies. As the treasurer of TISPA, she is responsible for all financial matters.

TISPA MANAGER
Mzee Hamisi Boma

Mzee Hamisi Boma is the General Manager at Tanzania Internet Service Providers Association (TISPA). TISPA manages the Tanzania Internet Exchange (TIX) and other IX’s in Tanzania. Mr. Mzee he was Director of business Development and Lecturer at Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA), first time working on Tanzania internet service sector Hold Masters of Science in Public Procurement and Management for Sustainable development, Masters of Business Studies in Business Logistics, Graduate Diploma in Business Studies in Manufacturing, and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting,

Also membership on Professionals Associations:

  • December, 2007: Member – Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) – UK, November,
  • 1987: Certified Supplies Professional (CSP) – National Board for Materials Management (Tanzania) (Registered Authorized Supplies Officer),
  • December, 1986:   Member – Institute of Materials   Management (UK), May,
  • 1982 Graduate Member – Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS – UK)

Technical Associate / Secretariat
Joseph Rwegoshora

Joseph Rwegoshora is Tanzania Internet Exchange (TIX) Technical Associate and Tanzania Internet Service Providers Association (TISPA) Secretariat, Joseph has a historical background from the Mining industry Area, and 13 years’ experience on ICT industrial working on Tanzania Internet Exchange and Managing Network Resources Local Area Network installation and Monitoring Servers.