Basil Udotai Esq.

Managing Partner, Technology Advisors LLP

Panelist

Basil Udotai Esq.

Managing Partner, Technology Advisors LLP

Mr. Basil Udotai is the Managing Partner, Technology Advisors LLP, a specialty law practice that focuses on Information Communications and Technology (ICT). 

He was the pioneer Director and Head of the Directorate for Cybersecurity (DfC) at the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA). Before that appointment, he served as Coordinator of the Nigerian Cybercrime Working Group (NCWG), where he led the Government-Industry initiative that resulted in the legal and institutional frameworks created for cybercrime and cybersecurity in the country. 

Mr. Udotai, who was the first Legal Adviser of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), was privileged to serve in various capacities across the public sector in formulating policies, developing regulations and proposing legislative languages to bills which advanced the legal and regulatory reforms and liberalization of the IT, Telecoms and Broadcasting sectors in Nigeria. 

Constantly intrigued by technology, Mr. Udotai now works with local and international clients to position businesses to succeed in the digital economy.

A very active member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), immediate past Chairman of the ICT Committee of the NBA Section of Business Law (SBL), and currently heads the Digital NBA Committee, charged with transforming the NBA into a digital first professional organization.