A Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Hiruy Amanuel has established himself as a prominent regional investor in recent years. He started his career in San Francisco after identifying a business opportunity in luxury cars and generating enough liquid assets to start his own brokerage firm. Hiruy Amanuel went on to found A.J. Ventures in 2013.
A California native of Ethiopian descent, Hiruy Amanuel has traveled to Ethiopia numerous times over the past several years. During this time, he identified promising investment opportunities in the education and technology sectors. As he actively explores Ethiopia's ever changing landscape, he hopes to continue promoting positive social change in his fast-growing homeland and throughout the continent.
Michael SaisiSr. Web App Engineer/ Trainer (Kenya)
Mike is an end-to-end full-stack developer specialized in web and software development with expertise in analysis, problem abstraction and continuous integration of best practices, emerging technologies
Teka CherenetTraining Manager (Ethiopia)
With encouragement from his family, Teka moved to Awassa, a city 275 km away from the capital city of Ethiopia to study Computer Science at Hawassa University (formerly called Debub University) and
Tony MutaiSr. Backend API Engineer/Trainer (Kenya)
He is a software engineer primarily specializing in designing and building of Web API's aka programming for the internets. His love for working with API’s stems from interest and enjoyment of working
Arthur L. Burris, JrStrategic Advisor (USA)
Art Burris has more than two decades of progressive business development and transformation experience as well as cross-team functional leadership that enabled him to significantly impact profitability
Abou KoneDirector of Engineering (Ivory Coast)
Dubbing his personal blog “The Technological African” was a way for Abou Kone, a Cote d’Ivoire native now living in Maryland, to shock and refactor the thinking of his American developer