Fireside Chat 4.0

Fireside Chat

The Fireside Chat is a public conversation that brings together active players in the technology community to have thought-provoking conversations, revealing new perspectives to a range of discussion points as well as pulling out truly relevant insights. This event will be open to a certain number of internal staff and interested members of the public. This month edition will be the second in 2019 and the 4rd since it was launched in 2018.

The speaker for this 4th Edition will be Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale (Co-Founder of Digital Encode), and he will speaking on “Cyber Security in Digital Payments”

Event Objective:

  • To strategically penetrate the Fintech community.
  • To keep up with trends and recent happenings in the industry.
  • To get to know the success stories and learnings of speakers.
  • To foster thought leadership as well as serve as a source of motivation which in turn will have a direct impact on productivity.


obadare peter adewale

Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale

Co-Founder of Digital Encode

Obadare Peter Adewale is the Co-Founder and the Chief Operating Officer of Digital Encode Limited.

A PAN-African CyberSecurity Thought Leader, Fellow British Computer Society (FBCS), Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), The First Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) in Africa , First Certified Blockchain in Africa, Second COBIT 5 Certified Assessor in Africa and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Qualified Security Assessor (PCI DSS QSA).

He is a seasoned CyberSecurity Expert and GRC Technopreneur with over 47 (Forty-Seven) international professional certifications to his credit.

Peter is a well recognized cyber security expert with numerous successful engagements to his credit in Africa. His skills and experience spans CyberSecurity, Information Security, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, Computer Forensics, Business Continuity, I T Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

He is a Platinum Team Member of Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), as well a Senior Member Of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN).

Peter is the recipient of FATE Alumni Model Entrepreneur Award (FAME), 2017 .

He is an alumnus of FATE Foundation and US Department of State Exchange program.

He is also a distinguished alumnus of executive education at Harvard Business School, Harvard School of Government, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Professional Education and Oxford University – Said Business School.

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