Ever since the awareness of blockchain technology spread wide, it has continued to evolve and several innovators have been at the fore of this continuous transformation.
Among these names is Oluseyi Akindeinde, with over two decades of expertise in the technology and information security sectors.
Akindeinde has not only embraced the transformative power of blockchain but has also harnessed it to pioneer exceptional solutions, notably the cipherKEY tap2sign™ authentication system.
The Appointment as a Subject Expert: Bridging the Fintech Divide
Akindeinde’s good works recently earned him the prestigious title of Subject Expert from The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in collaboration with FinTech NGR and Financial Services Innovators (FSI).
His role involves crafting study materials and training modules for the “Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency,” a foundational segment of the Fintech Certification Programme.
This initiative, designed to bridge the knowledge gap between finance and technology, highlights Akindeinde’s zeal to empower the banking and financial services sector with cutting-edge knowledge.
Empowering Through Education: Nurturing Fintech Professionals
Education is the key to unlocking new frontiers. Akindeinde’s involvement in this program signifies a goal to broadening knowledge and nurturing high-performing Fintech professionals not only in Nigeria but also across Africa.
By upholding the standards and regulations of financial technology expertise, this initiative provides an enriched platform for innovators and stakeholders to explore Fintech ideas and solutions.
Aligning with National Vision: Building a Tech Talent Pool
In the wake of the Nigerian Government’s approval of the blockchain adoption policy, Akindeinde’s work becomes even more vital. This policy reiterates the urgent need to develop a proficient tech talent pool that aligns with national progress and global technological advancements. Akindeinde’s efforts focus on building capabilities that can navigate and leverage the multifaceted world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, paving the way for a more innovative and inclusive financial ecosystem.
For Oluseyi Akindeinde, the future isn’t just about technology; it’s about empowering people with the wisdom to use it positively. With a target to excellence, he shares his extensive expertise not only through advisory roles but also by immersing himself in cutting-edge research. His recent foray into web3 and blockchain technology demonstrates his dedication to enhancing enterprise security and advancing web and product authentication, identity, and access management through smart contracts.
Innovation in Action: The CipherKEY tap2sign™️ Revolution
At the heart of Akindeinde’s innovative endeavors lies cipherKEY tap2sign™; a groundbreaking Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) technology. This system leverages the robust security of public/private keys, blockchain, and Web3 technology, coupled with contactless Near Field Communication (NFC) cards.
The unique combination of factors, including the innovative concept of “proof of possession,” makes tap2sign incredibly secure and user-friendly.
This technology not only promises a passwordless, contactless, and trustless MFA experience but also offers a low-cost and secure cold storage solution for digital assets.
Honors and Awards
His contributions to the field have not gone unnoticed. The innovator’s accolades include being the Global CyberLympics Africa Regional Champion, a showcase to his exceptional skills in the realm of cybersecurity. Akindeinde’s association with esteemed organizations such as the NSA, CBN, ISSAN, CCIBN, and EFCC further solidifies his position as a respected authority in the industry.
In the world of blockchain and Fintech, Oluseyi Akindeinde is more than an expert; he is a visionary, a trailblazer, and an educator. Through his innovative solutions and educational initiatives, he is shaping the future of Fintech in Nigeria and beyond, one blockchain at a time.