me@calebogundele.ngPhone: +234 8077377378

Who is Caleb?

Caleb Ogundele is affiliated with ISOC Nigeria Chapter as a volunteer and is an accomplished Internet public policy expert. He currently serves a Member, Board of Trustee of the Internet Society 

He has deep roots with Not-For-Profit Organisations in strategic leadership and was an ICANN, AFRINIC, ARIN, AFRISIG and ISOC Fellow. His involvement in Supporting Organisation with ICANN includes the NCSGNCUC, and Not For Profit Operational Concerns (NPOC). He currently volunteers his time in NPOC where he currently serves as the membership chair.

As someone who has worked in the technology sector for many years, and served on a couple of enterprises and not-for-profit boards,  He understands the potential of the Internet to connect people and communities, foster innovation and creativity, and drive economic growth and development.

He currently Chairs and Coordinate the Nigerian School on Internet Governance and was a former management lead of the Information Technology Unit for the University of Ibadan, Distance Learning Centre, and a Project Director at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy which is focused on Academic Research, Development, and Public Policy Interventions within the Internet Ecosystem.

He serves his local internet community in different fora and capacity building which include but not limited to the ISOC Nigerian Chapter, Nigerian Network Operating Group (NgNOG) and African Network Operating Group (AFNOG) communities where he participates and volunteers as a Web Technologies Instructor in the AFNOG tutorial sessions.

Caleb possesses a number of industry/professional certifications as well as two Masters’s degrees in Computer Systems and Information Science both from the University of Ibadan. His research interest is focused on Internet measurements with an intersection on QoS.

Caleb is a  passionate advocate for digital inclusion and access, and I believe that the Internet can be a powerful force for positive change in the world. 

Selected Leadership / Board Experiences on Internet Governance?

  • Currently serving out a term as President and Chair of the Internet Society, Nigeria Chapter.

  • Served in the African Regional Internet Registry (AFRINIC) Nominations Committee as a member and Vice Chair as well as the Governance Committee

  • Served on Nigerian Internet Governance Forum(NIGF) Multistakeholder Advisory Group(MAG) and led teams on Budget, Finance, and Technical at different times.

  • Serving as a member of the Advisory Board of African Academic Network on Internet Policy which focuses on Internet Governance Projects across the Global South and Africa.

  • Advisory Board of the Nigerian School on Internet Governance

  • Served as the Membership Chair for the ICANN Constituency Not-For-Profit- Operational Concerns (NPOC)

  • Currently serving out a term on the ICANN GNSO – NCSG Executive and Policy Committee

His reputation as a trusted hand in the Internet Governance Ecosystem extends globally, from the global IGF to ICANN. I have been instrumental in fostering partnerships and collaborations in Nigeria, Africa, and globally, ensuring the steady growth and development of the Internet community.

Please note that he is available for a quick chat on Whatsapp (+2348077377378)   / Telegram  @muyiwacaleb should you need to engage with me directly.