Dr. Vincent Olatunji


Dr. Vincent Olatunji is the pioneer National Commissioner/CEO of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB). He holds a doctorate degree in Geography and Planning from the University of Lagos and an Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies. He is a Certified Public Private Partnership Specialist (IP3 Specialist) and a PECB Certified Data Protection Officer. He has worked in the public sector for almost 30 years thereby acquiring practical proficiency and thorough understanding of government operations in Nigeria and other countries. He brings on board significant experience in team building, research activities, policy development and strategic planning on various development initiatives across the three tiers of government in Nigeria. Dr. Vincent Olatunji has served in many positions at various times which include the following amongst others: Acting Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA Co-ordinated the development of actionable programmes for NITDA’s current strategic Pillars leading to repositioning the agency towards regulating the IT sector in Nigeria. He coordinated the development of strategies and plans for the implementation and coordination of Nigeria’s eGovernment and National ICT Transformation Agenda; Successfully mainstreamed ther development and launch of various Policies, Guidelines and Frameworks such as the Nigeria Inter-Operability Framework, Nigeria Enterprise Architecture, Cloud First Policy, Government Digital Service Policy, Nigeria Data Protection Regulation and Smart Initiatives Framework to enhance Nigeria’s digital transformation. He equally offers significant capability in the delivery of high value outcomes as a skilled negotiator, social networker and public speaker whose personal focus is on working with teams and individuals to maximize economic potentials.

All Sessions by Dr. Vincent Olatunji

11:25 am - 1:25 pm
Sapphire Hall, The Zone Centre, Gbagada, Lagos State

Session 1: Data Sharing & Digital Sovereignty in Nigeria

Moderator: Benjamin Akinmoyeje; West Africa Coordinator- Management Sciences for Health and ICT for Social Innovation.

●Dr. Vincent Olatunji; National Commissioner/C.E.O - Nigeria Data Protection Bereau. (NDPB)

● Dr. Olajide Adebola; Chief Technical Officer - Home-Plus Medicare Services Limited.

● Barr. Samuel I. Ngwu, CIPP/ E ; Associate - Alliance Law Firm

● Data Scientist Network