Omo Oaiya

Chief Strategy Officer @ CSO, WACREN

Omo Oaiya is the Chief Strategy Officer of the West and Central Research and Education Network (WACREN).  He was the pioneer CTO of the RREN and continues to work on the technical development of high-capacity Internet network infrastructure for research and education.  Before WACREN, he was CEO of Datasphir, a private sector consultancy offering software
development and project management support to research and academic institutions in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.

He leads LIBSENSE, an initiative aimed at building the information management capability of librarians and researchers, fostering communities of practice, and strengthening local services to support open science and research in Africa.  A certified SIM3 Auditor, he has keen interests in the establishment and maturity of security teams (CSIRTs) in NRENs,