Omowole Agbolade


Agbolade Omowole is a technology researcher, [1] writer, blogger, life coach and businessman. He is a contributing writer at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies [2] [3] [4]and a member of the Christian Transhumanist Association. [5] He is the founder of Nigeria ICT Fest , whose goal is to bridge the gap between Nigeria and the developed world. He believes that the only way Nigeria and other developing nations in Africa can catch-up with the world is by leveraging emerging technologies. He is one of the stakeholders in Nigeria. [6]He is the author of the book “Program like Bill Gates” which is available on Amazon . [7]

Career

Agbolade’s articles have been published by Punch, Vanguard, Guardian, ThisDay, the Daily Independent, Tribune, The Sun and the Daily Times Newspaper. He maintained a column with Guardian Newspaper, Nigeria from 2009-2010 on human capital development, Neuro Linguistic Programming. In 2015, he maintained a column with the Vanguard Newspaper Society and Social Media. [8]

According to the report on the World Lumen Congress 2016 website, Agbolade was invited to speak at the international scientific conference in Romania on “Physical, Digital, and Religious Immortality.” He described himself as a technology researcher and human capital development expert in an IEET article. His research interests include digital media , scientific transhumanism, and artificial intelligence . He is working on connecting the dots between religion and science. [1]

He is the founder of Nigeria ICT Fest . [9] According to an article on the Public Relations Nigeria website, Nigeria ICT Fest was described as an initiative to engender economic development in Nigeria by leveraging information and communications technologies , specifically emerging technologies – robotics , artificial intelligence , genetic engineering , bio-technology , nanotechnology , virtual reality , 3D printing , among others. In the article, the author stated that the vision of Nigeria ICT Fest is the bridge between Nigeria and Nigeriaand the developed world. [10] [11] [12]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Robosapiens – merging with machines will improve humanity at an exponential rate” . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ “Omowole Agbolade” . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ “Should Christians Embrace Transhumanism – Four Reasons Why” . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ “Digital, Physical, and Religious Immortality – is there Common Ground?”. Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ “AGBOLADE OMOWOLE” . Christian Transhumanist Association . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  6. Jump up^ “Women in Nigeria” . Vanguard Roundtable Conference 2015 . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  7. Jump up^ “Bill Gates Programming ebook” . amazon.co.uk . Retrieved 19 May2016 .
  8. Jump up^ Omowole, Agbolade (18 March 2015). “SOCIETY & SOCIAL MEDIA: Cracking new science of search engine optimization” .
  9. Jump up^ Oladeinde, Kayode (1 December 2015). “ICT ICT Fest Holds December to ‘bridge tech gap ‘ ” . Technology Times . Technology Times . Retrieved 20 May 2016 .
  10. Jump up^ “Nigeria ICT Fest: How to Bridge the Gap Technology between Nigeria and Developed World” . publicrelations.ng . Public Relations. January 26, 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016 .
  11. Jump up^ Bamgbola, Oyindamola (26 January 2016). “NIGERIA ICT FEST: HOW TO BRIDGE THE BETAPEN TECHNOLOGY GAP BETWEEN NIGERIA AND THE DEVELOPED WORLD” . idafrica.ng . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .
  12. Jump up^ Tega, Evabeta (23 November 2015). “Nigeria Set To Witness Revamp in Cutting Edge Technology” . omujawa.com . Retrieved 19 May 2016 .

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