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Chris Uwaje to chair 2019 DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance, IPv6 Roundtable
Chairman of Connect Technologies, Chief Chris Uwaje would preside over the 2019 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable, slated for Thursday, June 20, at the Welcome Centre Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos. Affirming this Tuesday in Lagos, the Executive Director, DigitalSENSE Africa Media, Mrs Nkem Nweke, said […]
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Chairman of Connect Technologies,Chief Chris Uwaje would preside over the 2019 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forumon Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) and Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable,slated for Thursday, June 20, at the Welcome Centre Hotels, InternationalAirport Road, Lagos.
Affirming this Tuesday in Lagos, theExecutive Director, DigitalSENSE Africa Media, Mrs Nkem Nweke, said that Uwaje,who is acclaimed pioneer of the national information technology policy forNigeria and founding Member of Africa Emergency Technology Response Forum, isnot new to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) eco-system.
She said that this year, the forumwhich usually holds on June 6 to mark the World Internet Protocol version Six(IPv6) day in Nigeria, was moved to June 20th due to religious public holidayswith the theme, Connecting Nigerians for Enhanced Internet Governance.’
DigitalSENSE Africa (DSA) Media, shesaid, is a team of internationally reputed and award-winning Information andCommunication Technology (ICT) industry analysts and perception managers;professionally affiliated to African Regional At-Large Organisation (AFRALO)for shaping the future of the Internet, African Civil Society for theInformation Society (ACSIS).
Pointing out that DigitalSENSEAfrica Media, is a certified At-Large Structure (ALS) of the InternetCorporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Also, she said that Uwaje who wasrecently appointed Africa Chair for IEEE-World Forum on Internet of Things(IoTs), is the Chief Software Architect and Chairman of Mobile SoftwareSolutions and was Lead Consultant/conceptualized one of the foremost NigerianScience & Information Technology Park (SIT Park) and State IT Policy forAkwa-Ibom State, as well as the co-Founder and Past-President of the Instituteof Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON).
Chief Uwaje, a fellow of Nigeria ComputerSociety and ISPON is an Information Technology (IT) veteran and commands asenior leadership position in the IT professional and industry domain with overfour decades of on-the-job IT Practice as Computer Scientist across fourcontinents, namely Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.
Uwaje, a specialist in IT-Strategyand Policy Consulting, Software Engineering Solutions; Research, Design andDevelopment (RD&D) – incorporating SIT Park project conceptualization,design, implementation, project management and Technical Support. He is aPast-President of the Information Technology Association of Nigeria (ITAN).
Uwaje is a Fellow of the Instituteof Software Practitioners of Nigeria (FISPON) and the convener of IPv6 CouncilNigeria.
A Lead Director, Software Incubationand Software Hackathon Events in Nigeria and HackEbola Working Group in NewYork City, Washington DC. USA, Uwaje studied at the Control Data Institute ofInformation Technology, Frankfurt, Germany and majored in Computer Science atthe British Institute of Engineering Technology UK.
He has presented numerous conferencepapers in Nigeria, USA and served as Panel Discussant at MIT/Boston/USA onSmart City. As speaker he has presented ICT Keynote at many Corporate ICT Conferencesand at Nigeria Universities.
Uwaje is the core promoter for theestablishment of National Software Strategy for Nigeria and served as member ofthe National IT Policy Blueprint Formulation and drafting Committee. In 2003,he served as member of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on ICT Harmonization.Co-Chair: National Software Development Initiative (NSDI).
Uwaje has also served as Member ofCouncil of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and Computer ProfessionalRegistration Council of Nigeria (CPN) respectively. He served as member of theGoverning Board of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)and Chair of NITDA e-Solve ICT Competition 2014. He is also served as formermember of National ICT Advisory Council to the Minister of CommunicationTechnology Dr. Mrs. Omobola Johnson. He is the Vice-Chair IPv6 CouncilNigeria has won numerous ICT Awards internationally and at home, includingLifetime ICT Achievement Award 2016.