President & CEO
US-Nigeria Trade Council USA
Titus Olowokere is the President & CEO of the US-Nigeria Trade Council USA, President Emeritus of the Alliance of Nigerian Organizations in Georgia (ANOG) and Director of Administration of NICORE, an organization that facilitates the economic development of Nigerians and their communities in the United States of America
Titus has held a succession of increasingly responsible roles in Engineering, Information Technology and Sales/Marketing. He has served as the Regional Capability Area Lead – database technologies, at Accenture, a leading systems integration and technology consulting company. While at Accenture, he served as Information Technology Security subject matter expert and led Gap Analysis and Security compliance solution for a major European bank and State Government projects. In addition, he has worked in various management capacities for the State of Georgia, Business Process Automation (BPA), Austin, TX, John Holt Nigeria, PLC, General Motors , UAC of Nigeria PLC., and Chief Strategy Officer at ipNX Nigeria Ltd, a leading Fiber Optic Service Telecommunications company in Nigeria. Notably, while working at State of Georgia, he supported public health information technology projects and served as technical resource for an Enterprise Data Warehouse solution project.
As a committed “Community Organizer”, Titus has nurtured the Alliance of Nigerian Organizations in Georgia, ANOG (https://www.anogusa.org/Best_of_ANOG.htm) , a non-profit organization, as the umbrella organization of Nigerian Community that caters for the collective interests, and represents the single, unified voice of all non-profit Nigerian associations in Georgia, USA, across community, tribal, ethnic, educational, social, political and economic lines. He grew the organization from a 14-member organization to 43-member organization in a 3-year period of leadership. While serving as ANOG president, he organized the first Nigeria Unity parade in Atlanta (https://www.anogusa.org/Parade.htm) , the first Nigerian Community Leadership Development Forum (https://www.anogusa.org/Leadership_Forum.htm) as well as the Conference of Presidents (https://www.anogusa.org/Presidents_Conference.htm) to benefit, challenge and enhance the effectiveness of the Nigerian Community leadership in Georgia.
He has worked with key individuals in Government, diplomatic cycle and private sector in the establishment of the US-Nigeria Trade Council, USA (www.usnigeria.org), a veritable platform to strengthen and enrich the non-government vehicle of investment and trade between the United States of America and Nigeria.
Speaking engagements / Presentations / Awards
- Conference Speaker, 2013 Nigerians in Diaspora Week, Abuja, July 26, 2013 (https://www.nigeriadiasporaday.com/index.php/about/the-speakers). The aim of the Nigeria Diaspora Week 2013 was to bring together Nigerians in the Diaspora, to deepen the collaboration between the scientific, technology and other communities of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora, encourage closer interaction, dissemination of scientific information and sharing of experiences. The audience was over 500, and paper delivered well received.
- Honored as one of the recipients of the 2012 “African Leadership Award” by the African Leadership Magazine (www.africanleadershipmagazine.com ) for demonstrating leadership skills among Africans in the Diaspora, and for excellence and commitment to the Africa project. October 7, 2012.
- Delivered keynote address at the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) workshop organized by Kennesaw State University for distinguished members of the Judiciary from Nigeria. Audience included Supreme Court justices, the president of the Federal Appeals Court, president of Customary Court of Appeal, grand khadis of Sharia Courts, and chief judges of State High Courts. – Sept 12th, 2012
- Panelist at symposium on “Nigeria Diaspora Commission – dynamics and challenges” at Nigerian in Diaspora (NIDO) World Convention in Washington, DC Other panelists include Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa (Chair of House Committee on Diaspora). Moderated by Prof. Ola Kassim, Nigerian pathologist resident in Canada. – May 26, 2012.
- Keynote speaker – Eko Club International Convention, Atlanta, GA. – July 2011.
In his little spare time, Titus volunteers for the Hands-On Atlanta where he serves as Programs Manager. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Dallas, and has a passionate love for traveling as a hobby. He has visited by road over 30 States in the USA: