Dawit Bekele, Regional Bureau Director for Africa
Prior to joining the Internet Society, Dawit Bekele worked at Addis Ababa University and has held teaching and research positions in computer science, since 1994. He also established and managed a private company that provides Internet related services.
For the last 10 years, Dawit has worked as a consultant for major international organizations such as United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); and the World Bank.
Dawit is an Ethiopian citizen living in Addis Ababa. He received his undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D degrees in computer science from Université Paul Sabatier in France. He is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia