Yaya Mbaoua is an accomplished and detail-oriented business and product development executive with over twenty years of experience with technology products. He attended University of Kaiserslautern, Germany and earned an MS & BS in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Telecommunications. He is also a graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he received an Executive Education on Finance, Technology & Product Innovation Strategies, and also of Harvard Law School from which he received an Executive Education on Negotiation.Currently Mr. Mbaoua serves as CEO at The Mbaoua Group SARL (tMG), a company active in the telemedicine and communications sectorsrepresenting GlobalMed and IMS in Africaand located in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.  He is adept atnavigating the cultural intricacies of doing business internationally, tactfully building the bridge between business cultures in the US and the Developing World. He has been instrumental in developing business initiatives with the US Department of Commerce and the United States Exim Bank and has many contacts with the healthcare decision makers in many African countries.

Formerly, Mr. Mbaoua served as Vice President of International Sales & Business Development for MED1 HEALTHCARE in McLean, Virginia. Med1 Healthcare specializes in providing physician services using telemedicine technology to post-acute care providers and international health systems, where access to medical care is limited or inexistent. And, as Vice President of Product Management for RALLY HEALTHY in Washington, DC, he ledthe product ideation, definition, planning, roadmap, launch and management of multiple functional platform components of a consumer platform with health assessment, self-management, wellness and disease prevention tools.  Mr. Mbaoua alsoa revolutionary direct navigation service for online brands as Senior Product Manager for Mobile Search & Advertising Applications JUMPTAP out of Cambridge, Massachusetts.He is fluent in French, German and English.