We are artists, designers, engineers and thinkers.

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Ephrem M. Girma

Principal, Creative Director

Ephrem is a US Army Veteran with over 8 years of military and civilian experience. He performs a wide variety of roles as creative director, user interface/user experience designer and developer as well serving as the President of BLEN Corp.

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Mike Endale

Principal, Technologist

Mike has over 11 years of experience with various web and graphics design software, content management systems, systems development life cycle and database development tools.

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Henok Mikre

Tech Lead

Henok is a creative and project-driven developer with proven talent to originate revenue and traffic- generating websites. He has a proven ability to thrive in a demanding environment and support cooperative team efforts.

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Nuralem Endale

Business Developer

Nuralem is an accomplished, results-driven professional with experience in data analysis, project coordination and business development. He has practiced in conducting business requirements, coordinating projects, and producing progress tracking.

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Naod Y. Assefa


Naod has over 10 years of experience working in the IT industry with primary expertise in Microsoft .NET, PHP and other major Object Oriented technologies in various domains.

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Danny Duro


Danny is a Drupal and iOS developer who has worked on some of our largest projects. Over the past year he has been working on the mobile application of a new product using Objective-C and Swift.

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Adden Alemu

Project Manager

Adden manages all of our internal and clients' projects. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor's degree in Computer and Information Systems Security. She recently moved to the DC area and claims DC is colder than Colorado.

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Payman Kossari

Full Stack Developer

Payman has several years of experience in Front End Development as well as server-side JavaScript. He plays the guitar (sometimes during office hours) and claims React Hooks are the best thing since sliced bread.


BLEN Corp is a small, minority and veteran-owned information technology firm located in Washington D.C. Since 2004, we have been ahead of the curve in early adaption and implementation of cutting edge technologies including web and mobile development, service-oriented architecture, and other innovative web based solutions. Look at some of our projects.

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655 New York Ave NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
United States