Director & Chief Operations Officer
Donald Kopoi works as the Director & Chief Operations Officer at the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation. Donald holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer Engineering Technology and a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management, both from DeVry University in Irving.
Donald is an Information Technology professional with 10 years of IT experience, specializing in software development and IT project management.
While in the USA, Donald was awarded a position by a global financial services company CITIGROUP as a Vice President of IT/ Applications Development Sr. Programmer Analyst to provide analytical, technical, and business expertise in the life cycle of information technology solutions, projects and systems software, applying broad understanding of system environment in analyzing, designing, developing, testing, debugging, and implementing new systems or modification of existing systems.
Donald also worked as a network operations specialist for BlueStreak Media in Dallas, Texas to monitor and maintain the network infrastructure for the company.
Donald is the CEO of Kopoi Logistics, a sole proprietorship company based in Sierra Leone that provides logistical support for international and domestic customers with their import and export activities.
Donald has passion for the entertainment industry in sierra Leone, as an entrepreneur, he is investing in an entertainment complex in Bo City which will house an upscale restaurant, night club and a VIP lounge. He also has a car rental service for customers in Bo City.
Donald has received several accolades as a philanthropist from people in the business, educational, health circles, he has helped his community to build a primary health unit in the Ngolahun Village in Tikonko Chiefdom to help alleviate health care issues in the village. He has also awarded scholarships to deserving students from the BECE class in Tikonko Chiefdom.
Donald enjoys playing soccer in his spare time and a good community organizer in everything soccer. He supports teams by providing soccer balls, cleats and jerseys to promote community engagements.