Markos Lemma

Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, and Enabler in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Markos Lemma is CEO and Co-founder of iceaddis, a company focuses on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa, particularly in the field of technology, digital innovation and the creative industry. Markos works with high potential startups in East Africa.

Representing Ethiopian innovation ecosystem on the international stage. Expertise on Web3 and AI. Seats on board of advisors on GIG network and also the founding member of i4policy.

Co-establishing logic and strategy for a literacy and technology project in highly remote Ethiopian villages with MIT & Tufts University. Based on the experience xPrize launched a $15mil literacy project award in 2015.

Speaker on TEDx 2014. His work has been mentioned on different media such as The Economist, BBC, VOA, CCTV, Al jazeera, TechCrunch, Capital Magazine, El Pais. Graduated in computer science from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

  • Work
    • iceaddis
  • Education
    • RMIT
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