• Ime Udoko

    Head, IT Compliance, Risks & Standards, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

    Ime Udoko is an experienced IT professional with 20+ years in finance, oil, entertainment, and NGOs. He excels in IT governance, security, strategy, and project management. His expertise includes aligning IT with business, risk assessment, process improvement, and compliance.

  • Ekenem Isichei

    Chief Executive Officer, ACIOE Associates

    Ekenem Isichei is the CEO of ACIOE Associates in Nigeria, with a strong record working for clients like Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Procter and Gamble. He specializes in Government Relations, Business Strategy, and Digital Transformation. Ekenem also mentors Nigerian youth and is recognized as a young leader by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. He holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management, including Harvard executive education.

  • Chiderah Claire Ikeokonkwo

    Head, Innovation unit, National Data Protection Commission

    Mrs Chiderah Claire Ikeokonkwo currently holds a prominent position as the head of the Research, Development, and Innovations Department at the Data Protection Regulator in Nigeria Nigeria Data Protection Commission- NDPC. With her extensive knowledge and experience in the field, she has played a pivotal role in shaping data protection policies, strategies, and frameworks in Nigeria, ensuring the privacy and security of personal data in the digital age.

  • Fiyinfolu Okedare

    Senior Manager, IT Audit & Data Analytics, Mazars

    Fiyinfolu is a seasoned IT Risk and IT Audit Manager with over 15 years of experience. Currently a Senior Manager at Mazars in Nigeria, he leads a team conducting IT audits, risk assessments, and more. He also worked at Deloitte Africa and was the Team Lead at Access Bank's Information Security Risk Unit. He is a resource person for ICAN, facilitates IT Audit and Governance training, and is passionate about emerging technologies and continuous learning.

  • Benedict Omoikhudu Ohiovbeunu

    Head, Risk Management, FCMB Pensions Limited

    Benedict Omoikhudu Ohiovbeunu is a highly qualified professional with degrees in Accounting and several certifications, including those in IT auditing, risk management, and data protection solutions. He is experienced in business advisory and enterprise-wide risk management.

  • Philip Ozovehe Beida

    Senior Tax Manager, Federal Inland Revenue Service

    Philip Ozovehe Beida is a highly experienced finance and accounting professional with expertise in Audit, Taxation, and Corporate Finance. He holds multiple certifications and currently works with the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Passionate about team building and technology, he aims to start a book-keeping company to help small businesses and NGOs with their accounting needs.

  • Olayinka David-West

    Associate Dean, Lagos Business School

    Olayinka David-West is a Professor of Information Systems and a strong advocate for digital transformation and inclusive finance. She has over three decades of experience in IT and financial services and currently serves as the Associate Dean at Lagos Business School. Previously, she was the Academic Director of the Enterprise Development Centre, providing support and capacity-building programs for SMEs in Nigeria.

  • Lateef Hamzat

    Chief Operating Office, CyberPlural

    Lateef Hamzat holds degrees in computer engineering and cybersecurity, with professional certifications from ISACA, PECB, AlienVault, EC-Council, and the United Nations. With over 5 years in Security Operations, he specializes in Managed Security Services for diverse sectors including tech startups, finance, telecom, energy, and governments, ensuring resilient cybersecurity and uninterrupted service delivery.

  • Ofonime Brown

    Abuja Chapter Lead, She Code Africa

    Brown Ofonime is a senior software engineer and tech social activist, born and raised in Nigeria. She has received global recognition as a Women Tech Network Ambassador and has been awarded the Women Tech Makers award powered by Google. Additionally, she serves as the chapter lead for She Code Africa's Abuja Chapter in Nigeria

  • Sina Salam

    Director of IT, ITECH APOPSI LLC

    Salam A. Sina is a highly accomplished Cloud Solution Architect, writer, consultant and vendor to different Tech giants, with over 20 years experience in the IT industry. He is recognized as an Official Microsoft Cloud Ambassador.

  • Obichukwu Anazodo

    Managing Consultant, UGN Consulting Services

    Obichukwu Nwazota is the founder of UGN Consulting Services and also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. She has a degree in Accountancy, worked at Deloitte for 7 years, and provides various consulting services.

  • Hanniel H. Jafaru

    Executive Director, HTC Academy

    Hanniel H. Jafaru is the Executive Director at HTC Academy with extensive IT/Cybersecurity expertise. He leads the academy in providing high-quality tech education. Hanniel is also a renowned TV analyst, author, and public speaker. He's committed to empowering internet fraudsters as cybersecurity professionals and is actively involved in various professional organizations.

  • Nsuki Ndeokwelu

    Head, IT Risk & Compliance Management, Central Bank of Nigeria

  • Samuel Famolu

    Privacy and Security Specialist

    Samuel Famolu is a dynamic thought leader in the digital landscape, empowering professionals to establish expertise and build connections through captivating content creation and storytelling. He is a sought-after speaker, training thousands across Africa for organizations like Google and Facebook.

  • Moses Joshua

    Founder, Diary of Hackers

    Moses Joshua is a cybersecurity engineer and advocate, known for founding Diary of Hackers—an initiative promoting cybersecurity awareness in Africa. He equips individuals and organizations with skills to enhance online security, holding industry certifications in defensive cyber operations. Joshua's efforts have earned awards and he's committed to innovative solutions against cybercrime.

  • Amarachi Echendu-Joe

    Community Engagement Manager, Mom&Tech Development Centre

    Amarachi is a visionary entrepreneur bridging technology and modern motherhood. With product management expertise and a passion for digital literacy, she's reshaping parenting in the digital era. Through The Mom&Tech Development Centre, she empowers moms with digital intelligence for parenting success.

  • Akodi Peterson

    Founder, SpaceBox & Ideas Worth Billions

    Peterson is a visionary leader and polymath. He established SpaceBox, PlayBooq, and Ideas Worth Billions. His aim is to link millions of Africans to digital solutions by 2030, driving tech advancement and startup growth. Peterson excels in technology, leadership, and business, with strong communication and innovation skills. He's enthusiastic about the future of work, technology, wealth, and leadership.

  • Nanbaan Pwaspo

    Digital Security Associate, Resilience Technologies

    Nanbaan Pwaspo, a digital security associate at Resilience Technologies, specializes in protecting African organizations and at-risk groups through customized solutions and training. They are dedicated to promoting online privacy and leading the charge against cybercrime in Africa.

  • Akinwale Akindiya

    Lead Consultant, Royalway Consulting

    Akinwale Akindiya is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with extensive experience in banking and management consulting. He is a trainer and examiner for various certifications, and his expertise includes leadership, auditing, compliance, and internal controls. He leads Royalway Consulting, a firm specializing in Management System Consultancy and IS auditing.

  • Markwayne N. King

    Head Trainer, Train with Sogbom

    Markwayne N. King is the CEO and Head Trainer at Train with Sogbom, a brand focused on fitness and wellness. The brand is resolutely poised on bringing quality health posture to both individuals and corporate organizations. Some of our corporate organizations include Credit & Direct, Power oil and PiggyVest.