Tamba Sheku Lamin was born in Dambo, Kailahun District, Sierra Leone. He grew up in Koindu, Kailahun District, and Calaba Town, Freetown. He migrated to the U.S. in 2004. He has served as a Management Consultant, Technology Architect, Systems Engineer, Manager, and Developer for United States Federal Government Agencies, New York State Office of Information Technology, New York City Department of Education, IBM, Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Novartis, Autodesk, Google, Facebook, and many others. He has traveled for work to more than 50 cities and 20 countries.
Tamba is an experienced and versatile ICT expert with more than 21 years of experience. He has In-depth expertise using agile principles and experience working with diverse and inclusive global teams across Asia, Africa, North America, South America, and Europe. Tamba advocates and promotes data protection and privacy laws, open-source software, and civic technology initiatives to help reduce corruption, improve accountability, human rights, and privacy for all.
Currently, Tamba is a Technology Architect and Digital Experience Platforms Practice Lead at Accenture. A global company with more than U.S. $40 billion in revenue. He manages a global team of more than 1,500 employees focused on designing, building, communicating, and running interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications across all industries and sectors with a portfolio that generates more than $10 Million per year in revenues. He co-founded TpISENT (S.L.) Limited, TpESTATE (S.L.) Limited, Gofenam (S.L.) Limited, SaloneTech, LAM-TECH Consulting, Fambul Tik, and others. Tamba employs more than 25 charismatic, ambitious youth in Sierra Leone. Tamba is also a board member of The Village Links, President and Executive Board Member of Sierra Leoneans in Technology (SLinT).
When COVID-19 hit, and all schools were locked, Tamba, with the help of his team at TpISENT, volunteers, and other Sierra Leoneans, published a free web and mobile eLearning platform to help pupils in west Africa study for WAEC exams on July 1st, 2020. As Partner and co-founder of Fambul Tik - Family Tree, coordinated the largest number of African Americas to ever travel to Sierra Leone on a heritage trip in December 2019 and that was documented by South Carolina Educational T.V. He served as Chairperson of the Sierra Leone Scouts Associates Badges and Merit Committee and was awarded the Scout Wood badge award in Sierra Leone. The youngest ever! Tamba funded and led the development of the first open-source open elections data platform. He has helped to save fortune 500 Inc and governments over $50 Million combined in digital transformation projects within the past ten years. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, where he made both the Dean's List and President Scholars list. He was awarded the Dow Jones Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award as the topmost ranking student in 2010 at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Between 2005 and now, Tamba donated more than $250,000 worth of computing and networking-related devices and professional services to organizations in Sierra Leone. He has co-published four academic articles while at Pace University.
He obtained his Master's degree in Technology Management, Information Management & Telecommunications (Double Major) from NYU Tandon School of Engineering in New York Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Telecommunications and Network Security (Double Major) from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT.
Tamba has more than ten professionals I.T. certifications and is a member of more than seven professional organizations. He is a visionary and a techie at the same time and leads worthy initiatives as you have seen or heard.