Wasifu wa Mtendaji Mkuu wa eGA
Wasifu wa Mtendaji Mkuu wa eGA
Dr. Jabiri Kuwe Bakari has a Ph.D, in Computer and Systems Sciences from the Stockholm University, Sweden (2007), a MSc. (Eng.) Data Communication Degree from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Sheffield University in UK (1999), and a BSc. Computer Science Degree from the University of Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania (1996).
Prior to assuming his current position, he was working as a lecturer and Director of Institute of Educational Technology, Open University of Tanzania (OUT), the post he took after ten years of holding various technical, management and leadership posts at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) including that of Associate Director of the University Computing Centre in 1999/2000. He played a key role in the transformation of the centre to Limited liability Company in 2000 when he became Deputy Managing Director, the post he held until he left for his PhD. studies in 2003. On his return, on 2007, he was appointed as Deputy Managing Director, in charge of Finance, Administration and UDSM ICT services at the UCC, the post he held until he left for OUT towards end of 2007. Working as the Director and Lecturer of the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University of Tanzania, he was the force behind the transformation of the Institute that witnessed the establishment of ICT training in the regional centres countrywide. As a Cisco Region Academy coordinator and Certified Cisco Academy Instructor, he played a key role in introducing Cisco Academies in Tanzania between 2000 and 2003.
He has over fifteen years of experience as an ICT management researcher, analyst, advisor and consultant. In that capacity, he has been able to conduct both individual and group research tasks including his recent involvement in Educational Technologies research. He has published and presented several papers and articles in the field of ICT security management (his main research area) at the Information Security South Africa (ISSA), International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) international conferences as well as in journals and book chapters. He has also been a Team Leader and Principal Researcher with ICT Security Management Research Group that attempts to explore important features when using a holistic approach in the processes of improvement of the ICT security management in organisations in order to reduce financial damage. He also serves as a member of the International Advisory Board - The Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology (MJET) from March, 2011.
As an Executive Secretary to the Tanzania Education and Research Network (TERNET) - http://www.ternet.or.tz/,he played a major role in its take off to where it is today. He is an active member and Vice President of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Tanzania Chapter - https://www.isaca.org/.Besides, Dr. Bakari is still teaching ICT Security Management as well as ICT Planning and Management at the Open University of Tanzania on part time basis.