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Monday, September 18, 2023

Zechariah Oluleke Akinpelu

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) | Unity Bank PLC | Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

    Zechariah is seasoned global multiple award-winning Cybersecurity executive with wealth of experience in several domain in Technology and Security. His years of experience cut across Fintech, Technology company and financial sector. He set up and pioneered the information security department for various commercial banks and Fintech in Nigeria. He had served in ISACA in various capacities both locally and internationally. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for Unity Bank.

    He is an examiner and moderators for various Cybersecurity certifications body like EC-Council and ISACA. He is a contributor to Cybersecurity Open Source platforms.

    Zechariah has delivered several topics on Cybersecurity in various conferences and workshops across Africa, Middle East, United Kingdom, Europe and United States. He is an alumni of MIT Sloan School of Management, United States. He held BSc in Physics from University of Ibadan, MBA from Business School Netherlands, Master in Cybersecurity from EC-Council University, US and numerous professional certifications.

    He is EC-Council’s 2021 Certified Ethical Hacker Hall of Fame, 2016 EC-Council Ethical Hacker of the year and several awards on Cybersecurity and Technology space. He is recently named the Leader in the 2022 World CIO 200 Summit.