Dr Michael Awoleye is a Research Fellow I at the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation (AISPI), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria. He earned a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and M.Sc. degree in Information Engineering with Network Management at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK in 2010. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Technology Management at OAU in 2015. Dr Awoleye has previously worked at the National Centre for Technology Management (a Policy Research Institute of the Federal Government of Nigeria) for over 10 years in different academic/research cadres before joining OAU in March 2013. His area of research interest among others include but not limited to Innovation management, assessment of MSMEs performance, emerging technologies, digital sovereignty & Internet governance, big data analytics etc.