Conrad Coyanda Parkzes
Founding Board Member of TAN
President/CEO of The APA Group LTD
Conrad Coyanda Parkzes is a founding Board member of TAN and the President/CEO of The APA Group LTD, a multi-services firm with interests in the information technology, biofuels, agriculture, real estate and transportation sectors. Prior to starting APA, Mr. Coyanda-Parkzes served as board advisor and Chief Operating Officer to AfGlobe Communications (ACI Solutions, www.acisolutions.net ) where he was instrumental in the growth and success of AfGlobe Communications.
Mr. Coyanda-Parkzes is responsible for the marketing and growth strategy of all APA business units and pushes innovation by continually creating and re-inventing new markets, products, services, and business models. Mr. Coyanda-Parkzes was the founder and CEO of Netrix Consulting, a US based IP Telephony solutions provider. Prior to starting Netrix, Mr. Coyanda-Parkzes was with NetEffect Corporation, a start-up Networking solutions provider where he worked as a Network Engineering / VoIP Consultant responsible for Service Provider/ Enterprise VoIP and next generation call center solutions implementation and support. He is also the current chairman of Sierra Leone’s chapter of The Internet Society (ISOC.SL). Born in Sierra Leone, Mr. Coyanda-Parkzes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.