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Mohamed Hersi

Founder and CEO
AfGlobe Communications

Mr. Hersi is a global entrepreneur who serves on the boards of domestic and international non-profit organizations and companies dedicated to promoting democracy and economic freedom through entrepreneurship. Mr. Hersi is the founder and CEO of ACI Solutions a global information technology managed service provider for government and commercial clients. ACI Solutions has clients in United States, Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Mr. Hersi is also the Managing Partner of The Akira Group (TAG), a Northern Virginia based Global Management Consulting Company providing strategic consulting services to venture capital and private equity firms investing and/or doing business in Africa.

Mr. Hersi was the Co-Founder of AccessPoint Africa, an information technology consulting and services company with operations in Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria. Previously, Mr. Hersi held senior executive and technical positions at UUNET, OptiGlobe and Qwest Communications.

Mr. Hersi lives in the suburbs of Washington DC with his wife and their two children. Mr. Hersi studied computer science and math at George Mason University.

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