Addis Alemayehou, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he uses his expertise in telecommunications to support client engagements across East Africa.
Mr. Alemayehou is the founder and CEO of 251 Communications, an Addis Ababa-based public relations firm and a co-founder of KANA TV, an Ethiopian entertainment, free-to-air satellite channel broadcast exclusively in Amharic.
Previously, Mr. Alemayehou served as Chief of Party of USAID’s Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) Ethiopia Program which promoted increased two-way trade between the United States and Ethiopia under the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA). For his efforts with this program he was awarded a Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of State.
Mr. Alemayehou serves on the board of Brand Africa, a pan-African intergenerational movement that aims to create a positive image of Africa, celebrating its diversity and inspiring its competitiveness. He also serves on the board of the African Leadership Network.