Josuel Musambaghani

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Josuel Musambaghani is a Software Engineer at Microsoft, working for the cybersecurity division.

Arriving in the United States in 2014 Josuel worked with major Silicon Valley startup and organizations, Jawbone, the then consumer technology startup, Code2040, the racial equity nonprofit, and Slack, the digital collaboration hub, being a few of them. At Slack, Josuel built key tools such as “All Unreads”, a feature that lets Slack users rapidly catch up on missed messages while away from Slack.

Josuel’s team at Microsoft won the 2019 CSO50 Award, an accolade that recognizes organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value. Outside of his immediate work group, Josuel serves on the Advisory Board for the Microsoft Aspire Experience, a 2-year development program designed to empower 4000+ university hires to thrive in business life, accelerate their impact, and engage with a vibrant community. He also is heavily involved in the Africans at Microsoft employee network group, helping amplify Microsoft’s initiatives related to Africa and the African continent.

Beyond Microsoft, Josuel is the cofounder and chairman of Kwafrika Travel Ltd, a customer centric digital tour operator aimed at harnessing the economic value of natural resources of the continent by both attracting tourists from all over the world and incentivizing the local population on the needs to protect those resources. Kwafrika is headquartered in Goma, Nord Kivu.

He is a 2018 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, having earned two degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, and being the valedictorian in both majors.