Director (Special Duties Dept.)
MR. O. O. OJO
Mr. Olugbenga Oludare Ojo is an accomplished leader with over 25-year achievement of building, transforming and aligningtechnology objectives with evolving business goals to drive advanced growth in the information and communication technology industry. With strength in establishing, optimising, standardising systems, services and processes, Ojo is skilled at reducing costs, minimising footprint, increasing productivity and supporting constantly evolving organisational needs of the Commission. In his role as the Acting Director/Head of Management Information Department, he has successfully defined strategic vision and roadmaps, evaluated and selected business-driven technologies while overseeing the design of solutions to achieve strong return on investment and overall goals. Ojo is a sound business-driven technology architect with expertise in high-value enterprise solutions, including infrastructure, virtualisation, unified communication, security, remote access, back-up/recovery and storage in a multi-vendor environment of UNIX/Linux, Microsoft, Dell Emc, Cisco, VMware, HPE, IBM and cloud solutions. A detailed IT practitioner who focuses on applying the best tools and industry practices, he holds Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science combined with Mathematics and Master’s degree in Public Administration with specialty in General Administration and Public Policy. He has broad experience in IT infrastructure, multi-platform network implementation and security system. Ojo, a Fellow of both National Institute of Education and Research (New Delhi, India) and Institute of Information Management, is a natural communicator, trainer and team leader with strong motivational skills and ability to build, produce and succeed. He has led the technology infrastructure and support of various ICT projects for over 20 years. An active chess player with analytical mind-set. He has held several positions within and outside the Commission, the recent being the Acting Director, Management Information to drive the ICT component of the Commission’s mandate as espoused in the NSIWC Act. He is married with children.