Benjamin Akinmoyeje


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He is the Chair of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC), a member of the AfrICANN group, and a member of the Local Multistakeholder Advisory Group (LMAG) for Nigeria Internet Governance Forum. His involvement with Internet Governance was at the inaugural Africa School of Internet Governance in Durban in 2013. Thereafter, he participated in his first ICANN meeting at ICANN47. He is an ICANN fellow and an AFRINIC-19 Fellow.

He has over 10 years of experience in digital health practice in Nigeria and West Africa. 

Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. Research study in social media and cultural hegemony at the Department of Informatics, Namibia University of Science and Technology; he is also an Article 19 Internet of Rights fellow since 2021, 2021-2022 Datasphere Initiative Fellow, and a DAAD scholar Alumni. 


He teaches Ethics in Computing as a part-time lecturer. Research interests include mHealth, Persuasive Technologies for mHealth, opensource, Open Data, and ICT for social innovation. He loves traveling and Photography.


He runs a startup called Persuasive mHealth, focusing on supporting health workers to manage their patients more effectively.