Dr Fene Osakwe, one of Africa’s leading cybersecurity advisors, has become a member of the Forbes Technology Council.
The Council accepts members who are respected tech leaders and executives — CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and others — based on their deep knowledge and diverse experience in the industry.
Based on his depth, diversity and wealth of experience in information technology and cyber security, Dr Osakwe was received into the invitation-only organisation for senior-level technology executives, becoming one of the few to achieve such a feat in their 30s.
Dr Fene Osakwe has a consistent track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honours internationally.
Membership of the prestigious Forbes Technology Council is hinged on three pillars of value, which are connections, visibility, and growth.
Dr Fene Osakwe’s reputation as a thought leader in the field, and the meaningful connections and collaborations he builds with other experts in the industry are instrumental to his acceptance into the Forbes Technology Council.
With a powerful people-first approach, he mentors hundreds of career professionals with a mission to help them rise from fresh graduates to executive management in less than 10 years, as he did.
He has a true sense of community. His professional profile and an assortment of badging options spark growth and reflect his passion to help other people grow personally and professionally.
As an accepted member of the Council, Dr Osakwe has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum.
Dr Osakwe will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com and contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
He will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils’ member concierge team.
Dr Fene Osakwe is highly regarded as one of Africa’s leading cyber security advisors. He is renowned for his unique style of making technical security concepts relatable to Board Executives and non-technical audiences.
He has consulted for several financial institutions, telecoms, fintech companies, private universities and state governments in Nigeria and sits on the Board of some startup companies in Africa.
He holds over 10 internationally recognised professional IT certifications.
Dr Osakwe, an award-winning prolific conference speaker, writer and career mentor who has graced the stage at some of the most significant cyber security, career and leadership conferences in Africa and the Middle East.
He is currently authoring his first book on career acceleration which is available on his website.