OLAYE ADAOBI

  • Data Protection & Cyber Security Evangelist

Adaobi identifies herself as a solution provider. She has been blessed with the responsibility of working with several brands in the financial, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG),Oil and Gas and more recently IT, Cyber Security and Regulatory Compliance industries. She is a passionate privacy rights advocate and brand strategist. She has passionately assisted organizations in building a transparent relationship between businesses and their target market. She has worked with brands both locally and internationally to align consumer protection best practices with core business values. As a seasoned IT Regulatory Compliance expert she has had an enjoyable experience working with multinationals, government and non-governmental organizations in IT and Data Protection solutioning, Application development and Management services, IT procurement, Training and Business application consulting. In addition to her legal and brand marketing background, Adaobi has also built an impressive portfolio of skills in Customer Relationship Management, CSR branding, fiduciary & advisory services, and more recently in the emergent area of Data privacy and protection services. As a data protection privacy Consultant, she provides comprehensive data protection and Cyber-security consultancy services to both individuals & organizations, providing tailored services to meet client specific needs, rather than, as in common practice, adopting a one size fits all approach to online security. Adaobi has contributed academically to a growing body of knowledge via several articles published online. She is also the key administrator for a global platform called Data Privacy Professionals. The platform houses a fast-growing community of data privacy professionals in tech, legal, academia from across the world, who gather to exchange ideas and industry knowledge especially concerning the future of Data Privacy, during and post COVID. She is also the Chairperson, the Coalition of Data Protection & Privacy Advocates. Adaobi is passionate about giving back through socially responsible projects and partnerships. She is Global Co-Ordinator, One Hope for the Heart International, an American based humanitarian mission and the Trustee for the Ambassadors Initiative for Youth Development and Conflict Resolution, a non-governmental organization for youths. She also serves as a trustee for the Foundation for Passion and Genuine Hope, an organization for skill development for widows. She is a mother of 3 exceptional young ladies, ages 16 years, 13 and 7 respectively.