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BRCK is a hardware and cloud services technology innovator based in Nairobi, Kenya focused on rugged and reliable connectivity solutions.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

BRCK was formed to realize a vision for enabling communication in challenging and rugged environments by developing useful, innovative, and exciting hardware technology in Africa. As pioneers in building consumer electronics in Kenya, BRCK is actively forging new paths in emerging-market technology to ease the way for governments, organizations, and consumers to achieve reliable connectivity - even in the most demanding locations and conditions.


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    Erik Hersman

    Erik is an international technology influencer with a keen eye on the impact of web and mobile technology innovation across Africa. Raised in Sudan and Kenya, Erik brings unique energy and insight to the world of technology and innovation – bridging the gap between Africa and the West. As CEO, Erik will drive corporate strategy and ensure continued engagement with both the African and global technology thought leaders and innovators.

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    Reg Orton

    Reg is product designer engineer, originally from Auckland, New Zealand, and currently based in Nairobi, Kenya. Reg has worked his way across the globe over the last 10 years designing high tech solutions for a range of problems ranging from single photon counting microscopes to field ready emergency medicine tools. As CTO, Reg will drive the engineering, development, and manufacturing aspects of the BRCK.

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    Philip Walton

    Philip is an entrepreneur and technology innovator with a diverse portfolio of experience in designing and building software and hardware systems for industries ranging from supply chain to biometrics. He has worked on 6 different continents bridging the gap between the needs of businesses and the constraints of technology resources. As COO, Philip will drive the product and sales strategies ensuring alignment with global markets and channels.