Dr. Olalekan Samuel Ogunleye has worked as the head of Mobile Development, Strategy and Business Innovations at Eyethenticate Computervision Lab, Johannesburg, South Africa. He was a Senior Mobile and Enterprise Application Developer at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa. He was also the Academic Content Developer for Google Sub-Saharan Africa, covering Eight Countries (Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Cote D’ Ivoire) in Africa. During his time at CSIR, Dr. Olalekan took interest in and developed expertise in Cybersecurity, particularly in fighting Cyber Crime, Artificial Intelligence, System Development and Implementation, ICDL for Organization Development and Internet of Things and ICT4D for Social Development. Recently his major IT and ICT interest has been centered around Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and Internet of Things.
Dr. Olalekan has B. tech (Hons) degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and an MSc in Computer Science from University of Cape Town (UCT), Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA). He obtained his PhD in Information Systems from the University of Cape Town, where he investigated and developed a Framework for Supporting Government Service Delivery using Mobile Technology.
Olalekan is currently a lecturer in the ICT Programme within the School of Engineering, ICT, Science and Health at the IIE MSA.