Daouda Hamadou

  • 2016 Dartmouth Mandela Washington Fellow

  • CEO, Novatech

  • Niger

Daouda Hamadou has over ten years of experience in information and communication technology. Recently, Daouda was IT manager at Areva Niger, a multinational company, where he was in charge of managing the network and telecommunications infrastructures. In 2014, he decided to leave his job to created his own startup, Novatech. He offers innovative and technological solutions in the areas of servers, networks, mobile and web application, training, and consulting. He is involved as a volunteer in a local organization called Lean Startup Samaria, where he teaches and coaches young people in starting businesses. As a member of Fada Tech, a community of people passionate about technology, he organizes training and demo sessions.   Daouda will soon spend six weeks studying Business and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth College as a Mandela Washington Fellow. Upon completion of the Fellowship, Daouda plans to develop his business and help youth solve local problems using technology.