Africa and International Terrorism

Start: Friday, February 8, 2013 6:00 PM
End:   Friday, February 8, 2013 7:30 PM

You are cordially invited to a special lecture on the topic of 

Africa and International Terrorism 

with 
Kemal Okudo
National Security Consultant
IWP Class of 2009

Friday, Febraury 8
6:00 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Registration for this event is now closed.

Kemal Okudo has over 23 years of cumulative and diversified Executive and Operational-level experience in banking, telecommunications, logistics, industrial security, and national security consulting. During his career, he has won awards as a banker; pioneered, designed and supervised the logistics and security functions at one of Nigeria's largest telephone companies (currently with over 30 million subscribers); and consulted for various national governments and global corporations in different areas of national security.

He holds a summa cum laude M.A degree in Statecraft and National Security Affairs from The Institute of World Politics, Washington D.C.; an MBA from one of Europe's top business schools, IESE, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain; as well as a magna cum laudedegree in Philosophy. He is also a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) of ASIS International; a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies; National Security Policy Roundtable, Washington, D.C.; a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Industrial Security; a Fellow of the Logistics Society of Nigeria; as well as a member of other notable professional associations in the world. Mr. Okudo has attended several leadership and development programs across the world, and has traveled extensively on four continents. 

His recent Consulting activities, which have focused absolutely on National Security, have included:

  1. Communication Security
  2. Presidential Protective Measures
  3. Sovereignty Protection and Regime Preservation
  4. National Security Policy Formulation
  5. Border Security
  6. Inter‐Agency Collaboration: issues, policies, standardization, efficiency measurements, etc.
  7. Power projection
  8. Strategic Geography
  9. Intelligence and Counter‐Intelligence Platforms, Systems, and Integration
  10. Political Warfare; Strategic Communication; and Propaganda Techniques
  11. Integrated National Security System
  12. Peacekeeping Operations
  13. Non‐kinetic aspects of National Power
  14. Aviation Security

In his spare time, Mr. Okudo listens to classical music, attends concerts, runs, travels, reads voraciously, and engages in charity work. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his wife and children. 

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