TANCon2008 - August 2008 - Next Frontier in Business: Propelling Africa to New Heights
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Mohamed Hersi

AfGlobe Communications


Mr. Hersi is the founder and President/Chairman of AfGlobe Communications Inc located in Northern Virginia and Co-Founder and COO of AccessPoint Africa with operations in Zimbabwe , Sierra Leone , Ghana and Nigeria . Previously, Mr. Hersi held senior technical executive positions with MCI/UUNET, OptiGlobe Communications and Qwest Communications.

At OptiGlobe Mr. Hersi oversaw the purchase of various assets in Latin America including the purchase of high capacity data networks and facilities. His team was responsible for global network strategy and planning, the team reviewed all major facility and equipment purchasing and finance agreements with Nortel, Dell, HP, Juniper, Cisco and EMC.  At Qwest Mr. Hersi served as Senior Network Architect responsible for designing and deploying Qwest IP Network. He held various technical senior management positions included Senior Manager of Qwest Data Operations Group. While at Qwest Mr. Hersi was part of senior management team that created Qwest MultiService IP (Q-MSIP) organization. The Q-MSIP quickly grew to become the one of the largest VoIP enabled Dial-Access network in the world. Mr. Hersi team negotiated Qwest Dial-Access agreements with AOL, MSN and Earth-Link.

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