Professor George S. OREKU

is an information systems security research professor, consultant, and trainer. Oreku is currently an affiliated Professor with University of Eastern Finland, Research professor with North West University Vaal Campus South Africa and Director of ICT and Technology Transfer at TIRDO, Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, Tanzania.

He also serves as a member of group of data Vision Company in Tanzania. He also serves as member of International Advisory Board of the Africa Policy Institute (API) Kenya, and Chairman Curriculum Validation of The National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Tanzania. He has undertaken several contracted scientific research projects, and consultancy services in the computer science industry, ICT issues and STI policy matters.

He is a member of International professional bodies including, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Oreku has served on many STI review/evaluation panels and advisory boards. He has also served as an External Examiner/Referee for numerous universities and supervised PhD and Masters Students from different universities. Oreku has published over 80 scientific articles, authored, or/and co-authored more than seven books, and delivered more than 50 keynote speeches.