Thierry Zomahoun

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Thierry Zomahoun is the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Founding Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

AIMS focuses on growing Africa’s first and largest network of centres of excellence in mathematical sciences.

AIMS, founded in 2003, has won international acclaim for its scientific model for independent thinking, problem-solving and widely applicable mathematical solutions to development fields of greatest relevance to Africa.

Through its Next Einstein Initiative, a plan designed for the transformation of Africa through the power of youth and science, AIMS provides hundreds of talented young African scholars with mathematical skills training and research.

In 2013, Zomahoun founded the AIMS Next Einstein Forum (NEF), a global forum for science, the first ever to take place on African soil.

Through the NEF, AIMS sets out to establish Africa as the next hub for global science.

Zomahoun is an Ivy League graduate from McGill Desautels School of Business and HEI Montreal (Canada) and the Graduate Institute for International Studies (Switzerland).

He is passionate about science, business and innovation for development in Africa.

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