• ESET Expert

Managing Director of ESET in West Africa emerges in IFSEC Global Influencers Awards 2022


The IFSEC Global Influencers in Security 2022 has been revealed and we are delighted to announce that the Managing Director of ESET Nigeria, Olufemi Ake, (Twitter handle @TheOlufemi) has been recognized as a Global Influencer in the category:

Commercial Security-Manufacturers/Vendors

/Integrators/Installers.


According to IFSEC Global, “based on nominations judged by a panel of highly respected judges, the influencers span several categories (six specifically for security), with nominees and winners coming from across the globe.”


They defined ‘influence’ in the following ways:

  • Someone who has played a key role in driving technological innovation

  • Someone who has been a driving force in changing regulation, standards/guidance or best practice

  • Someone whose insights/opinions are widely respected and which are influential in shaping debate around industry issues

  • Someone who has been instrumental in the success of the organisation or business they lead or are employed by

  • Someone who has helped to raise the industry’s profile or been an influential voice in the national media

Olufemi currently serves as the Managing Director at ESET in West Africa, a global IT Security Company which originated from Europe. He is responsible for the growth within the West Africa region, spearheading the brand by opening access to strong, trust-based relationships with private and public sectors. He has championed various cybersecurity education programs at schools, large and small corporations, and public sector institutions to create awareness on the importance. He has also written numerous articles which often serve advice to IT professionals on ethics, compliance, risk, and governance in corporate environments. He is an experienced strategic business development and operations professional with more than 15 years of experience cutting across Real Estate, Finance, FMCG, and information technology sectors in the United Kingdom and West Africa markets.


A big congratulations to you, Sir!