Yazid Akanho joined ICANN Org as Technical Engagement Specialist for Middle East and Africa (MEA). His main role is to support ICANN org’s technical engagement efforts in the region (trainings, promote DNS standards and best practices, promote research, …).


His professional career started at Benin Telecoms, the national telecom operator, where he worked in data transmission engineering and contributed to the design of FTTx and 4G LTE network projects, before joining MTN Benin where he held several roles including technical lead on several projects.