Jimson Olufuye, fncs, ficma, PhD
Fmr. Chair/CEO, AfICTA
He was formerly the President of the Information Technology Association of Nigeria, Vice-Chair of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), member of the UN Secretary-General’s Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) (2011-2012), member of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) Working Group (WG) on Improvements to the IGF (2011-2012) and on CSTD WG on Enhanced Cooperation on public policy matters pertaining to the Internet (Phase I: 2013-2014 and Phase II: 2016-2018).
He serves as the Vice-Chair, Finance and Operations, Business Constituency of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (2014 - ) and as board member of Internet Governance Forum Support Association (IGFSA) (2014 -). He is actively involved in African IGF, Nigerian IGF and the evolving sub-national IGF.
He holds a BSc degree Applied Mathematics and Statistics, MTech degree in Computing and a PhD Strategic Management. Olufuye is a PRINCE2 certified Project Management Professional, Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Risk and Information System Control (CRISC) professional.