Biography: Yaovi Atohoun


Yaovi Atohoun
Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Manager- Africa; ICANN
Yaovi Atohoun is working for ICANN as Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Manager for Africa.

Yaovi Atohoun joined ICANN in 2013 as Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Manager for Africa. He is an electrical engineer with more than twenty five years work experience in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). He worked for the Association of African Universities (AAU) as Senior IT Officer from 2008 to 2012. Yaovi Atohoun coordinated many activities for the USAID/Leland Initiative (an Internet Development in Africa Project for 20 african countries) from 1997 to 2004. From 1992 to 1997 he traveled around the West African countries for the West African News Agency Development project (WANAD/UNESCO) to computerize the National News Agencies. He was involved in many activities of AfriNIC and AFNOG as a volunteer.