Kasim is currently the Head of Compliance for Smile Identity (a private sector onboarding, identity verification, user authentication, and digital KYC service for Africa). Kasim has had a diverse career, policy development, business development and regulatory compliance.
Prior to his current role, he was the National Coordinator for the Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation (ONDI) and the Office for Nigerian Content Development in ICT (ONC). Kasim also chairs the sub-committee that drafted the Nigerian Start-up Bill. He was also the pioneer team lead for Investigations and Enforcement of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) 2019.