Wisdom work with the National Information Technology Agency (NITA), with specialization in E-government and Open Data, Policies. He holds the position of IT Manager and is the Technical Lead person for Ghana Open Data Initiative Project. He was the past Vice General Secretary of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter and currently the National Secretariat Manager of the Information Technology Association of Ghana (ITAG). Wisdom have been involve in the IT Industry for over 10 years in areas of ICT Policy development, Internet Governance, Open Government Data, Software Design and Development, Databases and Consolidation, Open Source Software Technologies, Data Divide Privacy and Security, Big Data and analytics, Data Management and technologies, and Human Resource Planning Development. Wisdom has contributed to several ICT projects across Ghana and Abroad. He is currently a member of the UN IGF Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (IGF MAG), and a Member of the Ghana IGF Planning Committee.
Wisdom is very passionate advocate for free open Internet, open government data and open source software technologies. Besides, he have been associated with ICANN as Fellow and coach (mentor) since ICANN 49 in Singapore, and have gotten fellowship for 4 meetings out of the last 7 meetings held (ICANN 49, 52, 54 and 55). He have participated, attended and contributed to several Local and international programs such as IGF, ISOC, IETF, ITU, World Bank, The Growth Net of India, USAID, UNDP, Africa Open Data Conference, International Open Data Conference, Global Open Data for Nutrition and Agriculture (GODAN) and West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WTRA).
Wisdom is very active member of most of the community working groups on internet governance and Open Government Data both local and global level (NCSG, Open Government Data, ICANN New gtLD working group, ICANN Cross Community working group (CCWG), IGF MAG working groups, World Bank Open Data Working Group, Internet Society (ISOC), Diplo Foundation, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), Ghana IGF Steering Committee, Linux Accra User Group) and does follows several internet governance and Open government data online discussions.
What are your domain(s) of expertise?
Open Government Data
Human Resource Planning and Development
ICT Policies and Development
What is your relationship with agricultural information management standards, tools and services?
Work with all government agencies, NGO's, Civil Society, Technical Communities etc and does championing Agriculture Open Data Community in Ghana