Biography

Adegboyega Ojo is Research Fellow and E-Government Unit Leader at the Insight Center for Data Analytics (formerly known as Digital Enterprise Research Institute – DERI), National University of Ireland, Galway; a leading center in Semantic Web and Linked Open Data research.

At Insight @ Galway, his research and development work addresses how public organizations can effectively leverage Linked Open Government Data for public service and policy innovation. Before his current role, he worked as Academic Program Officer and Research Fellow at the Center for Electronic Governance, United Nations University – International Institute for Software Technology (UNU).

At UNU, he supported governments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America; including Macao, Korea, Mongolia, Colombia, Cameroon and Nigeria. His expertise in E-Government is in the areas of Strategies, Architecture and Standards, Measurement, Software Infrastructure, Whole-of-Government models and Linked Open Government Data.

Before his international engagements, he was Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, where he earlier earned his doctorate and bachelor degrees in 1998 and 1991 respectively. He is a member of Computer Professionals of Nigeria.

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