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An Authority in Compliance, Cybersecurity, Blockchain and Web3 and an Author

Founder and Chairwoman of Black Women Blockchain Council

with over 16 years of experience in compliance helping financial firms navigate through domestic and international regulations, 

Ms. Odeniran is a highly respected compliance, cyber security and risk management expert.

A graduate of Boston University,  Olayinka went on to get her M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and Policy from UMC.  Her education and many years of experience in the financial industry helps her  maneuver comfortably through the ever expanding blockchain landscape in which she provides information assurance to others. For her ever growing presence and efforts in these industries, Ms. Odeniran has been featured on Yahoo Finance, The Roots, Forbes and CNBC.  She has also been listed as one of the top 10 women who used crypto to make a difference in 2021 by CoinTelegraph and listed as one of the Top 10 influential African Women in Blockchain, by IT New Africa.  She is featured as part of the 100 Women of The Future Change-makers in Web3 and the Metaverse, who are using emerging technologies as a force for good in the physical world.

Adding to her experience in this field, for many years she oversaw the regulatory and compliance framework for a global corporate governance and responsible investment firm in her role as the 

Chief Compliance Officer. In 2019 she started her own Cybersecurity firm CybSecWatch which provides compliance, infosec educational tools and cybersecurity consulting to the financial industry.  Olayinka recently published her first book CatPhish Recipes, a cybersecurity guide for small businesses. In her spare time, Olayinka enjoys her hobby as a website developer and she also finds time to develop training courses during her downtime. Olayinka Odeniran is driven by her desire to make all sectors of Tech inclusive and diverse.

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