Eyitayo Alimi



Eyitayo is a Graduate of Computer Engineering and a social engineering professional with over 12 years of experience in the field of information technology. She is an international speaker and an education advocate. Her quest for knowledge motivated her to embark on virtual reality research which was published as the first virtual reality research work in Africa which she demystifies in her TEDx talk. She delves into the cybersecurity world when she worked as a software engineer on the security and incidence response team at One Medical Group in San Francisco, California. Through these experiences, Eyitayo has strong project management, cybersecurity, incident response and risk management skills. She enjoys focusing on security, education, empowerment, diversity and gender issues with a passion for women and children. In 2018, she won the Google Women Techmakers’ scholar award in recognition of her exceptional academic excellence and her selfless community organizing effort in the field of STEM When she’s not hunting cyber threats, she hunts mushrooms, hikes, knits or makes dresses. She’s currently at IBM as a Cloud Solutions Architect.