For his impactful contributions to the intellectual growth, human and socio-economic development of his society; for deploying his creative ingenuity to create problem-solving leadership, structures, systems and templates that have implications for job creation thereby lifting his immediate community and the world at large, Chukwuma Paul Chukwuka is The AUTHORITY Icon.
He was born on February 27, 1978, in Anambra State and had his early education at the Holy Ghost Juniorate, Ihiala, Anambra State, where he obtained his O’level certificate in 1994. In 2001, he obtained B.A Degree in Philosophy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also obtained certificate in Owners Manager’s Programme (OMP) from the Pan African University, Lagos Business School, in 2006. He is currently studying for his Direct M.sc/PhD at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He is goal-driven, self- driven with the ability to undertake business development initiatives that culminates to income growth. He has strategic thinking capacity with excellent problem-solving mindset and ability with good writing skills and communication competences in public speaking and presentation. He is a good team player.
Presently, at Miami, Florida, USA, he is the consultant/regional representative in charge of Secure ID Public Sector business in the West Africa Region responsible for the provision of scalable biometric and RFID solutions free of fraud and waste for public sectors in West Africa countries with the primary aim of fitting government demands.
He is also responsible for the successful deployment and implementation of Sekure ID’s Biometric and RFID verification solutions in some government agencies and parastatals in West African countries. According to him, “Our solution under my supervision has offered government agencies the tools necessary to securely handle their real world identity management concerns”.
He was the Consultant/ Country Representative for HID GLOBAL, (MAKERS OF AMERICAN GREEN CARDS) Minneapolis, USA. At HID GLOBAL. He was responsible for the provision of Identity Management Solutions/ Services to all government portfolios, in compliance with government and international best practice.
Between December, 2008 and December, 2014, he worked with IDS-NEXT
Bangalore, India, as Consultant/Country Representative in charge of provision of expertise and guidance on the design and development of ICT application and procurement of high-definition solutions and services for the public sector security apparatus.
Between March, 2008, and January, 2016, he was the Group Managing Director/ CEO, ValuePlus Group, Abuja, Nigeria. His task was to seek and obtain NCC License for nationwide internet provision. Upon successful development of the company into an indigenous ICT giant, he was responsible for the seamless coordination and operation of the different units with specific mandate in line with internet license mandate from NCC.
He designed and supervised a state of the art metro-fiber infrastructure covering the entire city centre. Between January, 2005 and December 2008, he was the Executive Director/ CEO, ValuePlus Business Solutions Limited. He engaged in the initial formation of the company with the following key deliverables: recruitment, creation of management staff/ team, establishment of strategic partnership with ICT companies in Europe, Asia and America; seeing to the growth of the company from one hundred shares to one million registered share capitals, introduction and creation of Software Development, Security and System Integration and Secure Identification Solutions, Voice and Data Services.
His hobbies include reading, travelling, community service and playing golf.
He is married with four children.