Tom Jackson is the Managing Editor of, based out of Cape Town, South Africa. A UK-trained reporter, Tom had been working as a journalist in Nairobi, Kenya for a year before being appointed to his current position in September 2012. Committed to the dream of African development through technology, Tom is looking to present a picture of the "real" Africa tech scene in order to aid better understanding of how it can be used to develop Africa economically and socially.