Kayode is an information technology security expert with ten years’ experience in consulting, training, project management, and cybersecurity. He earned a post-secondary degree in Electronics Computer Engineering from the prestigious Lagos State University in Lagos, Nigeria. Kayode is currently the CEO of Securepoint Technologies Ltd, where he provides services like IT outsourcing, IT security, cloud services, and software development and support to clients. Before Securepoint Technologies Ltd, Kayode served as Senior Business Executive at Routelink Integrated Systems Ltd, where he increased revenue from $0 to $100,000 in his first year of employment. The company had annual revenue of about $277,777 when he resigned from his appointment in 2018 after working for four years. Kayode is passionate about volunteering and knowledge sharing. His work as Technology Lead for Creative Commons Nigeria and as co-founder for Wikimedia Usergroup Nigeria helped improve access to educational materials through open licensing. Kayode is skilled in IT security, technology sales, community building, open education, and cybersecurity advocacy. Through his advocacy work, Kayode has trained over 2,000 people on skills like basic computing to data management and online privacy. Toastmasters International, District 94 awarded Kayode the Toastmaster of the Year 2019 award in May 2019. In 2016, Shell Nigeria awarded Kayode as the most outstanding Shell Livewire participant. In the same year, Microsoft Nigeria in conjunction with Intel and HP also awarded Kayode as the best SME after a business plan completion.
Host Organization: Evidence Action
Role at Evidence Action: At Evidence Action, Kayode will serve as the Global IT Systems Fellow: assisting with structural and security improvements to Evidence Action’s systems in order to enhance the ways that IT systems support their work.