Lishan Adam

ICT Consultant | Ethiopia

Dr. Adam is an independent consultant and researcher specializing in ICT applications in development, and ICT policies and regulation with special focus on developing countries. In the period of 1989-2002, he worked at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa as a programmer, trainer, network manager and regional advisor. He was a Hewlett Fellow of Information Technology at the Center of International Development and Conflict Management of the University of Maryland from 2003-2004. Dr. Adam served as a visiting Associate Professor at the Graduate Public Development and Management Department at the University of Witswatersrand and at the Center of Knowledge Dynamics and Decision Making and Department of Information Science of the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He is a facilitator of the Research ICT Africa Network (RIA) , www.researchictafrica.net, in eastern Africa.