THE TOE PROFILE

CURRICULUM VITAE OF TITI OMO-ETTU, FAEng., FNSE, MNIM.
www.titiomoettu.com.ng ; titi@titiomoettu.com.ng ; +234 802 322 4572.

1. PROFILE
Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu, Telecommunications Consultant and Trainer, has spent more than four decades on active participation in the Nigerian Communication Technology industry development. He is notable for major work in engineering and policy consultancies with special focus on universal access, broadband processes, education schemes, and youth development.

He served as Consultant to the Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) from its inception in 1993 to 2010 serving the Commission in the areas of industry studies and research, universal service plans and internet applications. He offers similar services to private sector clients. He is Managing Partner of TELECOM ANSWERS ASSOCIATES, a telecommunication consulting firm; Founder of The CYBERSCHUUL, a telecommunication training Institute and Publisher of CyberschuulNews.com an online publication devoted to telecommunications.

Mr. Omo-Ettu is Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Engineering (FAEng), Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE); Fellow, Telecom Executive Management Institute, Canada (FTEMIC); and Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).

He served Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), and Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) all at Council levels and the Nigerian Telecommunication industry as President, Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria, ATCON.

He is
Chairman, Unilag Faculty of Engineering Alumni Association;
Chairman, Primotek Systems Ltd;
Chairman, Digital Bridge Institute.

He lives in Ijebu-Ode.

2. BORN
July 14, 1949 in Ijebu-Ode.

3. HE RECEIVED SPECIALIST TRAINING IN
Telecommunications Switching (Bell Telephones 1977);
Digital Technology (Alcatel 1980);
Tele-Traffic Engineering (ITU 1985);
Network Planning and Management;
Network Economics (TEMIC 1989);
Managing People & Resources (NIM 1980, 1988);
Telecommunication Marketing Strategies and Management (1989);
Virtual Private Networks (1993);
E-learning Management Platforms (1998);
Voice over IP (1999).

4. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Registered Telecommunications Engineer COREN R2374.
Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Engineering FAEng.
Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers, FNSE Membership No 01828.
Fellow, Telecom Executive Management Institute of Canada, FTEMIC.
Member, Nigerian Institute of Management, MNIM.

5. EDUCATION
He went to school at
Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode 1963 -1967
University of Lagos B.Sc Electrical Engineering 1968 – 1973
Telecom Executive Mgt. Institute of Canada, 1990

6. IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT HE WAS:
At various times, 1974 – 1991 in NITEL
Telecommunications Engineer. Project Engineer. District Engineer/Manager
Territorial Manager. Project Manager/Contracting Officer. Senior Manager, National Network Maintenance. Senior Manager, Network Planning. Team Leader, Counterpart Staff, World Bank funded Lagos Network Diagnostics. Chairman, Network Master-Plan Committee [1989-2005].

He retired from public service into private practice in 1991.

7. IN PRIVATE PRACTICE
He has been
1991 – Till date Managing Consultant, TELECOM ANSWERS ASSOCIATES And Chairman, THE CYBERSCHUUL, LAGOS [2001 to Date].

7A. TELECOM ANSWERS ASSOCIATES
Network Design, Planning & Engineering. Telecommunications Business Studies. Project Management. Maintenances Management. Training & Professional Development. Internet Applications. PABX Services
7B. THE CYBERSCHUUL
Provides executive manpower training in Telecommunications Management and Information Technology. Telecommunications Technology. Sales and Marketing. Engineering. Computer. Regulation. The Market Place. Internet Applications.
The Institute trained 1,062 executives in various development programs in Telecommunications and Information Technology between 2000 – 2010..

8. RECORD OF HIS PERSONAL PORTFOLIOS
Maintenance of Crossbar Telephone Exchanges, Lagos & Ibadan as Pupil Engineer 1974
Installation of PC1000c Exchanges in Benin, Warri, Sapele, Agbor Kano, Sokoto, Kafanchan, Samaru etc,’77 -’87
National Network Maintenance & Network Planning, ’89 -’90
Technical Assessment and Upgrading of M1000 Digital PABX, UBA, ’91
Evaluation of Tenders for Supply & Installation of Digital PABX’s, UBA, ’91
Pre-project Consultancy for Telecom improvement of NAFCON, ’92
Design & Provision of LDSL Network Platform, PPMC, ’92
Organisational Restructuring of Telecom Company, 2-Way, ’92
Feasibility Study for Assembly/importation of telephone instruments, FOBI ’93
Industrial Mtce. Training Feasibility Study into the Nigerian Telecom sector, EEC, ’93
Investment opportunities Study in the Nigerian Telecom sector, NCC, ’94
Study into Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Market in Nigeria, NCC, ’95
Study into Value-Added Network Services & VAS in Nigeria, NCC, ’95
Study into Investment opportunities and technology options for rural telecommunications in Nigeria, NCC, ’95
Installation & Maintenance of PABX’s, [ 53], ’96-’98
Feasibility study into establishment of Cellular Mobile Services in Nigeria, ’98
Training for Executives on Telecommunications Maintenance Programs, ’99
Training for Executives on VANS and VANs, ’99
Training for Executives on INTERNET Applications, 2000
Training for Executives in Telecom & IT at THE EXECUTIVE CYBERSCHUUL,
Member, Feasibility Study Group for establishment of Virtual Library in Nigeria [UNESCO coordinated], 2003
Consultant to NCC and Fed Min of Communications on Institutional realignment of NITEL Training Centre, Oshodi to National Institute for Telecommunications, March 2004
Chairman/Consultant, Industry Consultation Study on Policy framework for Applications of VoIP 2004
Member, Peer Review Panel for Parastatals of Fed Min of Science and Technology June – July 2006
Consultant to Presidential Task force on ICT industry reform 2006
Consultant Lead/Chairman Planning Committee Co-LocationForum 2009
Consultant Lead/Chairman Planning Committee WIMAXForum 2010

9. APPOINTMENT IN PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
1994 Member, Federal Government Panel on Reorganization of NITEL.
1995 Member, Telecom Policy Draft Committee [Also in 1998].
1996 Member, OGBC/TV Board of Directors.
2003 Member of Council, Lead City University, Ibadan.

10. PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS SERVICE APPOINTMENTS & ELECTIONS
2018 Appointed Chairman, Digital Bridge Institute
2018 Appointed Chairman, Primotek Systems Ltd
2018 Elected Chairman, UNILAG Faculty of Engineering Alumni Association.
2012 Elected Fellow, The Nigerian Academy of Engineering
2010 – 2012 Elected President, Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria, ATCON
2009 – 2010 Elected Vice President, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN
2007 / 2010 Appointed Council Member, Council for, COREN
2007 / 2008 Appointed Council Member, Computer Registration Council of Nigeria, CPN
2002 – 2006 Appointed Member of Council, Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE
2003 – 2008 Appointed Member Information Mgt & Research Committee, NIM
2000 Elected Vice-President (Professional Dev.), Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE
1999 Appointed Member, Committees of NSE [Library, ICT, Telecommunications]
1998 Elected Member, Executive Committee [Un-official], NSE
1994-1997 Elected Chairman [Electrical Division, Tech Committee, Communications Committee]
1994 Appointed Member, Conference Planning Committee [Lagos ’94]
1986 – 1990 Elected Technical Secretary [ NSE Kaduna Brach, NITEL Engineers.]

11. HONOURS & AWARDS
He is privileged to have received the following distinctions:
Exemplary Industry Leadership Award, by ATCON 2015
Elected Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Engineering FAEngr 2012
Distinguished Lecturer of DEEEAL Lecture of the NIEEE 2010
NIM’s TUYO AWARD for Indigenous Entrepreneurship 2005
ATCON’s National Telecommunications Merit Award 2004
Distinguished Service Medal for Electrical/Electronic Engineer, NIEEE 2003
NSE Presidential Awards 2003, 2001, 2000, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992
NSE Lagos Branch Merit Awards 2002, 2000
Various Awards by Engineering Students & Youth Clubs 4 No
Isolo Lions Club Outstanding Award for Service as Club Secretary 1997

where
NIM is Nigerian Institute of Management
NSE is Nigerian Society of Engineers
NIEEE is Nigeria Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DEEEAL is Distinguished Electrical/Electronics Engineers Annual Lecture

12. TECHNICAL PAPERS/DISSERTATIONS
1991 – 2013 He has authored a couple of technical papers, dissertations and presentations available at http://titiomoettu.com.ng/toe-papers/

13. INDUSTRY STUDY-REPORTS/CONFERENCE HOSTING/PROJECT MANAGEMENT
TITLE OF PROJECTS
Study on Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Telecom Sector for NCC 1994
Study into Cellular Mobile Telecommunications Market in Nigeria for NCC 1995
Study into Value-Added Network Services & VAS in Nigeria for NCC 1996
Study into Investment opportunities and technology options
for rural telecom in Nigeria for NCC 1997
Internet Service Provision: Trends and Status Evaluation for NCC 2000
Institutional realignment of NITEL Training Centre, Oshodi,
to a National Institute for Telecommunications for FMoC 2004
Industry Consultation Study on Policy framework for Applications of VoIP for NCC 2004
Appraisal and study into the NITEL Training Centre, Kano,
with a view to converting into an ICT Institute for NCC 2005
Audit/verification of the operations of Internet Service Providers in Nigeria for NCC 2006
Telecom Industry Remuneration Profile in Nigeria’s Telecom Industry for GTWA 2008
Survey & Identification of Masts & Towers in Lagos State for NCC 2008
Co-locationForum 2009 – Conference & Industry Plan of Action 2009
WiMAXForum 2010 – Conference & Industry Plan of Action 2010
Broadband Investment Summit 2012 – An ATCON/BusinessWorld/TAA Event 2011
Nigeria’s Broadband Expansion Program 2013 2013
Guided Liquidation of NITEL/MTEL 2014

Last Update: October 2018.

Contact Details:
Titi Omo-Ettu, FAEng; FNSE.
www.titiomoettu.com.ng
titi@titiomoettu.com.ng
+234 802 322 4572

 

 


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