Munyala is an experienced service and innovation designer with a diverse skill set in different fields of profession. His approach to work goes above his experience in designing innovative products and projects, to working with new teams and applying critical thinking. Munyala has worked in major AU, Dutch and EU development and research across Africa, and several trade marketing initiatives in East Africa. He is a highly experienced designer, researcher, a team leader, and a critical and analytical thinker. Munyala believes in the power of collaboration in solutioning and developing innovation.
He has experience in; research and innovation design in fields including agriculture, ecotourism and environmental conservation; Has carried out project/ program design for both research and innovation projects; Facilitation and training for start-up business design and development of design thinking frameworks; business mentorship and coaching for the youth; he has designed and managed projects in trade marketing where he led teams in sales, customer relations, designing channels for innovative customer feedback for mobile service providers and has had long term engagement in Agriculture mobile based value-added systems design. On top of this he has experience in User Experience strategy (with a focus on UX Research-both ethnographic and desktop research, service, and software design in Fintech. Currently he is a Senior Strategic Design consultant with ThinkPlace Kenya and a Knowledge Economy and Innovation Expert for Konza Technopolis Development and Technology Centre