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Yonas Maru

Managing Director BCS GROUP

Mr. Maru is the founder and managing director of Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group. The company is a provider of back haul data and wholesale Internet services to mobile operators and ISPs in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Eastern DRC, and South Sudan). The Group is a shareholder in the East African Marine System (TEAMS) and leverages more than 2,500 kms. of its’ own fiber and OPGW to provide services.

Prior to BCS Group, Mr. Maru was with the private equity firm, Kingdom Zephyr Management, where he initiated the firm’s efforts on debt securitization transactions in Africa. Prior to Zephyr, he worked at McKinsey & Company in Johannesburg providing strategy and operational consulting for Multinational corporations in Africa as well as being a part the Kenya Vision 2030 strategy team. Mr. Maru holds an MBA from Colombia Business School and a BSC in Engineering from Cornell University.

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