Speaker Profile

General Manager, Francophone West Africa

Etienne Kouadio Doh, General Manager, Francophone West Africa, MainOne, a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in Western Africa.
Before joining MainOne, Etienne had contributed to the revitalization and promotion of the Free Trade Zone and Technology Park of Grand-Bassam, as Chief Operating Officer of VITIB S.A, the public & private joint Company in charge of the promoting and managing the ICT & Biotechnology Free Trade Zone of Côte d’Ivoire, from 2015 to 2018. He was also Managing Director for Alink Telecom in Niger, Ghana and in Cote d’Ivoire between 2006 to 2013.

Etienne Kouadio Doh is an ICT professional with over 20 years’ experience in marketing, sales and ICT management. He is an alumnus of one of the top business schools in Abidjan, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce d'Abidjan (ESCA) and has deep knowledge of the Western Africa Telecoms market.

MainOne is committed to deepening broadband access via fibre infrastructure and data centres across West Africa with service delivery in 10 countries. The MainOne Submarine cable was the first privately owned cable in West Africa spanning 7000KM with a capacity of 10 TBPS to connect West Africa to Europe via a landing in Portugal and multiple routes to London, Paris and Amsterdam.