GBENGA SESAN

Gbenga studied Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University and has also received training from notable institutions which includes Oxford, Harvard and Santa Clara Universities to mention but a few. He was appointed Nigeria’s first Information Technology Youth Ambassador in October 2001. He is someone who has strong beliefs in the Potentials that Information and Communications Technology hold in Nigeria. He has been consulted widely for numerous organizations, including Harvard University, Microsoft, Res Publica, Freedom House, International Telecommunications Union, Heinrich Boll Foundation and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). He is the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and was the pioneer Program Manager of Lagos Digital Village, a multi-stakeholder tele-center project that provides training, research and mentorship opportunities for underserved youth in Nigeria.