Ellie Hagopian is currently working and volunteering for several companies. She is treasurer at the Wireless Access Provider Association (WAPA), she is entrepreneur-in-residence at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Group Wi-Fi Strategist for Liquid Telecom, one of the leading data, voice and IP providers in Africa. Earlier this year, Hagopian resigned from her role as CEO at Nomosphere South Africa.
Ellie Hagopian was CEO of Skyrove, a Cape Town-based Wi-Fi operator, from September 2012-February 2014. Prior to moving to South Africa in 2010, Hagopian was product manager for SaaS company Exit41, just north of Boston.
Her specific areas of interest and expertise are identifying new ideas and the commercial modelling and technical assessment required to deliver on those ideas. She holds an MBA from Babson College (Massachusetts, USA).