Daniel Gizaw

Founder and CEO @ dVentus Technologies

Daniel is the CEO and founder of dVentus Technologies, based in Addis Ababa, and is a developer and manufacturer of smart grid technology and renewable energy solutions. dVentus offers unique and customized smart electric and water meters, generators and power electronic converters for wind turbines, as well as system solutions for the energy distribution and renewable energy sector. dVentus is exceptional in localized innovations, tailor-made products and customized system solutions that transform energy management systems.

Daniel Gizaw has more than 25 years of experience working at various positions in engineering, management and executive levels in Fortune 500 companies – General Electric, GM, Ford and Cummins Power Generation. He has patented several products as well as founded and served as a CEO of Danotek Motion Technologies, a Michigan-based wind turbine generator company. He has an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Gdansk, Poland and advance courses from the University of Wisconsin and Purdue in the US.