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Olutomi Olutola
Regional Connectivity and Digital Advisor - Bureau of Development, Democracy and Innovation at USAID


Olu Olutola is a Regional Connectivity and Digital Advisor in the Bureau of Development, Democracy and Innovation at USAID. A professional computer, and software systems engineer with diverse experience in embedded devices and digital communication technologies for over 17 years. He has held Information Technology and Project Management roles in multiple industry settings and also coordinated the contact tracing and emergency response portfolio for ehealth Africa during the Ebola emergency response in Sierra Leone and Guinea. 

He currently manages the USAID Digital programs in Africa which includes Digital Inclusion, Digital Financial Services, Rural Connectivity, Telecoms and Internet Policy. Olu holds a bachelor's degree in Computer and Software Engineering from Lakeland University and a Masters of Business Administration in Information Systems and strategy. He is also a certified Project Management Professional.