Mr. Julius Jonathan Akwashiki is the IT Manager of the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN). He is responsible for administration and management of the enterprise information technology architecturein the Institute’s head office, regional and state offices. He handles cyber security tasks, management of Information Technology (IT) related equipment, data storage, email servers, and staff training on new technology to optimize productivity.
For successful development and execution of information technology strategy plans, he conducts enterprise analysis, design, planning and implementation using a comprehensive approach.
Mr. Akwashiki has handled tasks such as disaster recovery site, disaster recovery plan, service desk implementation, setting up of network architectural design, hosting cloud services on AWS Amazon Web Services and Rackspace, and Voice Over IP solutions. He oversees IT staff, manages user’s accounts and wireless configuration, and supports the Biometric Access Control System within the organization.
His two decades of experience is in IT network planning, design, administration, security, data base management and wireless technology.
Mr. Akwashiki earned a Masters Degree in Information Technology from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and Post Graduate Diploma in Advance Technology and Management from the University of Wales, UK. He also has a Bachelors Degree in Sciences, Geology and Mining from the University of Jos, and an Honor Diploma in Network Engineering from the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) in Abuja. He is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Computer Science from the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria.
He has received certifications from CISCO as a certified network professional and associate, and from Microsoft as a Certified Systems Engineer, Administrator and Professional.