Alex Corenthin is the Director of Information Systems at the Université Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal. He is involved with the Internet Governance Forum at national and regional levels, as well as the Senegalese ISOC Chapter. Alex is also an instructor for AfNOG (African Network Operators Group), a forum organized by the African Network Information Center (AfriNIC) dedicated to promoting the exchange of technical information and supporting the cooperation and coordination among network service providers with a goal to maintain the stability of the Internet within the African Region.

Alex will contribute from the perspective of developing African countries at a time when the continent is embracing mobile Internet technology. He believes that IDN will be a key factor in the development of internet content for the non-English speaking people of Africa.