Yaovi Atohoun is an electrical engineer with more than twenty years work experience in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Yaovi Atohoun has coordinated many activities for the USAID/Leland Initiative (an Internet Development in Africa Project) in Africa from 1997 to 2004. From 1992 to 1997 he traveled around the West African countries for the West African News Agency Development project (WANAD/UNESCO) to computerize the National News Agencies. He was involved in many activities of AfriNIC and AFNOG as a volunteer. Yaovi Atohoun was a member of the ICANN Nomination Committee in 2010 and 2011. Prior to joining ICANN he was a member of At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC).