Mr Omo Oaiya
Chief Strategy Officer, West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN)
Omo Oaiya is the Chief Strategy Officer of the West and Central Research and Education Network (WACREN). Before this, he was the pioneer CTO of WACREN and CEO of a private-sector consultancy offering software development and project management support to research and academic institutions in Nigeria and other parts of Africa. He coordinates the LIBSENSE initiative, a collaboration of the regional African RENs (ASREN, Ubuntunet Alliance & WACREN) to build capacity in their NREN communities to strengthen local and national services to support open science and research in Africa. A certified SIM3 Auditor, he has a keen interest in establishing and maturing cyber security teams (CSIRTs) in NRENs.