Rising John Osazuwa is a Principal Systems Analyst, Management Information System Unit, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, ICT Development Consultant.
I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute For Entrepreneurship & Corporate Governance, Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria and Member, Nigerian Institute of Training and Development. I am a member of the West Africa Internet Governance team, Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA), ict@innovation and Open Source Foundation for Nigeria (OSFON).
I am an alumnus of the University of Benin, Nigeria; Diplo Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland; International Telecommunication Union Academy Geneva, Switzerland and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, GIZ, Germany.
I am a Fellow of MacArthur Foundation and the African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC).
I serve on the Council of Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) where we work on ICT and internet policies issues in Africa. I am a member of Internet Society (Nigeria), Nigeria ng-nog and Ghana gh-nog community. I am a member of West African Internet Governance Task force.
I am involved in Systems Analysis, Software Unit, ICT infrastructure management, educational network support services, research and educational analysis, institutional repository management, Open Data, Database Design, Data Cleansing, System Security, Internet Security, User Experience design, e-Learning Development and Deployment, ICT Development Facilitation, Network Management, Free and Open Source Software(FOSS) Development, Information and Communication Technology Support, Information System Security, Capacity Building, e-Infrastructures, System Support, Research and Educational Network and Information System Service Delivery.
Participation would enhance my experience, contact, network and skills to collaborate with other participants in planning, implementation, monitoring, documentation and improvement of ngREN events to offer innovative, cost effective, sustainable and qualitative capacity building programmes and technology transfer/adoption initiatives.
Together we would energize, reinvigorate and reposition to ngREN through inclusive and innovative bottom up approach to realize the objectives of ngREN, meet current challenges and promote multilevel capacity building and projects for the promotion, adoption and implementation of research infrastructure and interconnection in national, sub-regional and regional projects.