Temitope A. Aladesanmi has PhD in Technology Management with emphasis on IT Security from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria and an advanced Certificate in Leadership and E-governance from Syracuse University, NY. He is an European Council certified IT security expert. He is the Lead Champion, ITU-OAU-ITC Cisco Networking Academy Programme and   a research partner in the Cyber Security Research Laboratory  of the University.   Most recently, he has been appointed as the Communication Manager, World Bank sponsored Africa Centre of Excellence in Software Engineering, OAU, Ile-Ife. Dr. Aladesanmi current research interest include cyber situational awareness & risk mitigation, open & innovative governance and ICT for development. He has taught in the University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering Executive Master in Information Technology (EMIT). Prior to joining the University services, Dr. Aladesanmi worked with Tara Systems Limited, a pioneer software firm in Nigeria.  He has over 15 years of experience managing large scale IT services in multi-platform environment, providing and supporting secured enterprise network services and solutions; combining rich industrial experience and rigorous academic discipline. In 2015, he won the prestigious  Hubert Humphrey Fellowship award; and also represent his fellow cohort at the 2015 Global Leadership Forum (GLF), Washington DC. Dr. Aladesanmi was an affiliate, School of Business, George Mason University, Fairfax, USA . He is a certified mentor (Mentoring Standards of US); a chartered IT practitioner (MCPN); a member of the Nigeria Computer Society (MNCS); Internet Society (ISOC), USA; and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), NY, USA. He has published and presented, locally and internationally on issues relating to ICT development in his home country, Nigeria. He has also facilitated several workshops such as EduNet 2014 ‘Fostering Technology Entrepreneurship in Nigerian Universities’ , the 2010 ICTP-AUST Cost-Effective Wireless Deployment in Nigeria Universities’ and NACETEM Cyber Security Workshops for Nigeria Security Personnel.  Dr. Aladesanmi has visited several countries including Canada, US, UAE, India, Italy, Slovenia, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana. He has received travel grants from Carnegie Corporation of New York; Abdul-Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste;  Institute of Physics (IOP); Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Nigeria; UNIDO and UNDP. Dr. Aladesanmi is also the Youth Pastor, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Kings Court, OAU, Ile-Ife committed to raising a new generation of focus, committed and godly youth that will impart Nigeria positively. In his spare time, he engages in reading, writing, backyard farming and photography. He is married to Dr. Titi Aladesanmi, an environmentalist and a researcher with the Institute of Ecology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The Union is blessed.