Dr. Paul Mungai holds a PhD in information systems from the University of Cape Town. He was recently awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship by the Centre for Information Technology and National Development in Africa (CITANDA), University of Cape Town. His mandate entails evaluating digital work platforms in South Africa against decent work standards. This research is part of a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team of world-leading academics from the University of Cape Town (Prof. JP van Belle), University of the Western Cape (Prof. Darcy du Toit), University of Oxford (Prof. Sandy Fredman, Prof. Mark Graham) and University of Manchester (Prof. Richard Heeks) spanning internet studies, law, information systems and development studies. His other research interests include inclusive innovation, sustainable development, media for development, open data, and big data.