ABOUT ME

Titi Akinsanmi is Digital Policy expert who currently serves as Policy and Government Relations Lead for West and Francophone Africa at Google.

Titi Akinsanmi is a digital policy expert (focus on Data and Privacy) who currently serves as policy and government relations lead in SSA at Google where she is the lead on Privacy for Sub-Saharan Africa.

With 20+ years’ experience in the digital ecosystem spanning the private, civil society and academic sector, she has directly engaged with global policy development processes, built capacity and strategy, and is enabling the implementation of strategies relating to Internet governance and the digital economy.

From making a case for digital inclusion to helping governments and innovating startups shape their digital transformation strategy, policy and regulatory environment, Titi’s work requires intense interdisciplinarity, visioning, and deliberate thought leadership.

A published academic, Titi holds a certificate in English common Law from University of London, BA in English from OAU, Ile-Ife; a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa; and an LLM from Osgoode Law School (specializing in Privacy and Cybersecurity). She was a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society at Harvard from 2018 – 2020, sits on the boards of digital economy, arts and youth development-related institutions, and serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Digital economy.