Dr. Dawit Bekele is the Regional Vice President-Africa of the Internet Society where he worked at various capacities since 2006. Prior to joining Internet Society, Dr. Dawit worked at Addis Ababa University on teaching and research positions in computer science, and started and ran a private company for Internet-related services for a number of years.
Dr. Dawit is an Ethiopian citizen living in Addis Ababa. He received undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Université Paul Sabatier in France, all degrees in Computer Science. He also holds a Master in Business leadership from University of South Africa.