Prof. Victor Mbarika


Prof. Victor holds dual citizenship of Cameroun and the United States. He is an ICT consultant and holds a B.Sc. in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the U.S. International University, M.Sc. in MIS from the University of Illinois, and Ph.D. in MIS from Auburn University, USA – completing all three programmes in only five years. He is a Full Professor and Endowed Professor of ICT at Southern University, USA.

Prof. Victor is founder and President of the Board of Trustees of The ICT University System and Foundation (USA), with multiple campuses in developing countries. He is a philanthropist and has funded multiple ICT projects and scholarships worldwide. He is also founder of the International Center for Information Technology and Development.

Prof. Victor serves (or has served) as Visiting Professor at The University of Technology in Shah Alam (Malaysia), The University of Cape Town (South Africa), The University of Buea (Cameroon), Makerere University Business School (Uganda) and Covenant University (Nigeria). He serves as external examiner at several Universities around the world. He has authored over 175 academic publications in the form of books, peer reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters. Every year, he serves as Keynote Speaker at multiple conferences around the world.

Prof. Victor has at different times mentored, supervised or reviewed senior and post-doctoral scholars, doctoral and masters students in various areas of ICT. Prof. Victor is a member of several boards, associations and professional organizations. A frequent traveler, he has been to over forty  countries of the world.

He is a recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards –

  1. Lifetime Achievement Award from The African Society for Information and Communication Technology for his “Contribution to ICT Research and Education”
  2. Lifetime Achievement Award from Cameroon Association of Engineers and Computer Scientists for “Outstanding contribution to computer science and telecommunications.



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