Chairman and Co-founder
The African Network, Inc. (TAN)
Dr. Appiah is chairman and co-founder of The African Network, Inc. (TAN), a global non-profit corporation dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship among Africans and people of African descent. As chairman of TAN, Dr. Appiah is responsible for leading the TAN Board in setting the strategic direction of the organization and in working with the executive team to realize TAN’s strategic goals. Previously, Dr. Appiah served TAN in the dual roles of director of finance and as the director of membership.
Outside of TAN, Kojo works as an Engineering Advisor at Analog Devices in San Jose, CA. Previously, he held technical leadership positions in new product development at Spansion, Inc, and prior to Spansion, he was with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA. Kojo has also been involved in a number of entrepreneurial and investment ventures in several areas.
Dr. Appiah holds a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering with a sub-specialty in Management of Technology from the Georgia Institute of Technology.