Ambassador Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole

Ambassador Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole

(Africa) We are pleased to announce that Ambassador Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole has joined the CDO Magazine Editorial Board.

Dr. Oyedokun is the Founder / President / Chairman Governing Council of the Institute of Information Management (IIM), Africa. He is in charge for the management of IIM (Nigeria, USA, UK, South Africa, Ghana) and Record and Information Management Awareness (RIMA) Foundation (Nigeria & South Africa), and Wolexdok Micro-processor Ltd.

In the late 90s, Dr. Oyedokun worked as the Head of the Computer Department with technical support functions at Swenig System Nigeria, a Swedish company with expertise in information security, sales, and support of Dr. Solomon Anti-Virus Toolkit. In the course between 1998 and 2012, he worked for Chevron Nigeria Limited, a leading oil and gas company in Nigeria.

Dr. Oyedokun is also a member of the Network and System Professionals Association (NaSPA) USA, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM). He is a distinguished and respected international information management practitioner, founder of the Records and Information Management Awareness Foundation (RIMA Foundation), publisher of Information Management World Magazine (IM World Magazine), RIM Africa Journal, executive producer of Information Management World on Television (IM World TV) and a former columnist of Guardian Newspaper (Fridays) - Executive Brief Column (Infotech4dexecutives).

He has received numerous awards, both locally and internationally, for his contributions to the development of the information management industry in Nigeria and Africa. Dr. Oyedokun was also a recipient of the “Great Minds of the 21st Century Award”, an award presented to him by the American Biographical Institute.

Dr. Oyedokun was included in a thirteen-man committee inaugurated in March 2010 by the Lagos State Government for the formulation of Policy on Records and Archives Management in Lagos State. In 2014, he was appointed as Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation and in 2015, inducted as the first-ever African Fellow of the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS).

His specialties include ECM, BPM, DM, EDMS implementation, training, and consultancy services.

CDO Magazine welcomes Ambassador Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole as he joins our growing data community.