Mr. Kasim Sodangi
Kasim Sodangi is a professional with experience spanning information technology law, intellectual property, project management and finance. He served as Head, Strategic Alliances at Superbrands Nigeria, where he inducted 40 of West Africa’s leading brands into the Global Superbrands program and was the Head Funding, Partnership and Investments of the Office for Nigerian Content Development in ICT.
He began his career as an Associate at Law Allianz, a firm of legal consultants specializing in Intellectual Property and commercial law. Prior to joining NITDA, he was Head, Public Sector and Up Country Operations for CBO Capital Partners, a boutique Investment advisory and Private Equity Firm in West Africa. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the Nigerian Law School. He is a trained professional project manager and has attended post graduate training in reputable institutions which include the Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University and University of California, Berkeley
Kasim has also completed the General Course on Intellectual Property from World Intellectual Property ( WIPO) and has earned a Certificate of Competence from the African Center for Economic Development (IDEP) . He also recently participated in the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) to the United States of America in January of 2020. He was also previously the National Coordinator of the Office for Nigerian Content Development in ICT (ONC).
Kasim is the Acting National Coordinator for The Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation ( ONDI), a subsidiary of the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) in this role he oversees NITDA’s effort in driving and coordinating the development of digital innovation and facilitating development of indigenous capacity in information technology. He is currently completing a Master’s in Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property form the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom.