IGF 2022 High-Level Track

High Level Session III: DIGITAL TRUST AND SECURITY - Tuesday 29 November, 13:50-15:50 UTC+3

solomon kassa

Moderator: Mr. Solomon Kassa

Producer and Host, "TechTalk With Solomon", Ethiopian Broadcasting Service

Solomon is technology strategist and consultant at a Fortune  500 Global Firm leading a multimillion-dollar large  technology implementation. He worked as a software engineer before joining management consulting. Solomon has been producing and hosting “TechTalk With  Solomon” weekly show for eight years. He also published of the first-of-its-kind science and tech book in Amharic.

As a career tech professional, a TV personality evangelizing  the topics of science and technology, an author of one-of-its-kind Amharic SciTech book, and a public speaker, Solomon has  been advocating for the application of science and technology to  cultivate innovation leapfrogging in Ethiopia and Africa at large. As the poster child of technology through his TV show, public speaking, coaching,  and authorship, Solomon has been influencing tech policies, galvanizing  STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and the need for  tech startup among millions of youth.

As a result of his continuous desire to  do more in bringing a digital disruption and transformation in Ethiopia, he  brought his new vision of establishing 1888 EC, a unique tech startup studio and an innovation co-working hub in Addis Ababa, Etihiopia.