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'''Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo''' is a member of the Internet Society. He is currently the Public Relations Officer for the Internet Society (ISOC), Nigeria Chapter (2017). He is also the Secretary of the Association for Information Communication Technology Local Content ([http://www.ictloca.ng/ ICTLOCA]).  He is a pioneer member of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association [[NiRA]]. He served as a pioneer member of the Board of Trustee (2006 - 2013), and was also elected to serve at the 5th Annual General Meeting to the Executive Board of NiRA (2013 - 2017), and was involved in the day-to-day coordination of events, policy, and training, as they are related to the multi-stakeholder association across his country.<ref name="LinkedIn2">[http://ng.linkedin.com/pub/adebunmi-adeola-akinbo/13/156/ab1 Adebunmi Adeola Akinbo], LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2013 August 21.</ref>
A Disruptive Communication Technologist, Poet, Management Consultant, Dancer and Martial Art Practitioner, his signature is '''Akinbo A. A. Cornerstone '''.
 
==Education==
Graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. While in the University, he advocated for the introduction of Cyber Cafe's while serving as the Secretary General of the Students Union, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife. He pushed for the introduction of an ePortal as the Chairman/President of Telecoms and Internet Subscribers (TAIS) Forum. He was a known activist with a unique approach to Project and Conflict Management.
He also led the advocacy for Mobile Monitoring of Election, using Edo State as a pilot face during his Youth Service.Using My Nigeria Online (MyNOL), he wrote the first paper and need for the eNYSC in 2007. He had also worked with the Nigerian [[.ng]] [[ccTLD]] for some years, considering that he is a Pioneer Member of the Board of Trustee till April 2013 when he voluntarily resigned to accommodate a constitutional clause and decided to work with the NiRA Executive Board of Directors (2013-2017).<ref name="interview2">ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.</ref>
==Expertise==
He is Communication Technologist, Disruptive Technology Expert, Graphics, Logo and Branding Expert, Social Media Consultant, Web Design and Content Development. He is a seasoned journalist in the area of Education, Health, Agriculture, Reviews, Heritage, Tourism and Technology. An addict researcher and documentation professional. He is a poet and a writer with works covering ICANN, IGF, WSIS, HIV/AIDS, Climate Issues, to mention but a few, to his credit.
==Career==
He has been involved with [[ICANN]] as a member of [[ISOC]]'s Nigeria Chapter for over seven years and [[ALAC]] for over three years, as of October 2016. Having run many ICANN | IGF Online Meeting for young people, he was part of the Nigerian Delegation to Singapore in 2011 advocating to host the World in Nigeria by 2013 and was in Argentina as well for Nigeria by 2015.
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