Motto: Innovation Drives Transformation

Destiny Young

youngdestinya@futia.edu.ng
+234 903 577 4002
Nigeria

Destiny Young, an Innovation Technology Executive, is a Technology Infrastructure and IT Operations Engineer at Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) in Nigeria. He has over 15 years of experience in the information technology industry and is known for his technology adoption and cybersecurity awareness advocacy. Young is passionate about digital transformation, cybersecurity, and business intelligence. He shares his knowledge and expertise through mentorship, training, and blogging at youngdestinya.ng

Brief Profile

Young has a second-class Computer Science degree, a Master of Technology (MTECH) in Information Technology from the University of South Africa (UNISA), a distinction-grade Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialisation in Cybersecurity, and a first-class Master of Science (MS) in Digital Transformation from Nexford University, Washington, DC. He is currently pursuing an M.Sc. in Computer Science and Information Technology at Paul University, Awka, Anambra State, and a Doctorate in Business Leadership at the University of South Africa. He has undertaken over 160  Coursera and LinkedIn certificate courses in the IT and cybersecurity domains. Currently holds the global record of Nexford University, as the fastest MBA learner, having completed his MBA in just 4 months.

Young is a member of ForbesBLK and has an internet website that focuses on technology, IT, cybersecurity, and conventional development.

Education

Professional Certifications

  1. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  2. Microsoft Certified Information Technology Specialist (MCITP)
  3. Google IT Support Engineer Professional Certificate
  4. Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate
  5. Career Essentials: Microsoft Business Analyst Professional Certificate
  6. Career Essentials in System Administration by Microsoft
  7. LinkedIn LEARNING PATH Certificates:
    1. Master Digital Transformation (Learning Path with 33 Certificates)
    2. Master Cybersecurity Management (Learning Path with 8 Certificates)

Certificates:

    1. Cybersecurity Threats – Vulnerability and Countermeasures – Department of Homeland Security
    2. Cybersecurity Introduction – International Business Machine (IBM), USA
    3. Information Security (Introduction & Context), Royal Holloway University of London
    4. Introduction to Cybersecurity, New York University Tandon School of Engineering

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