Samuel Owusu is the executive director at CYBERGHANA, a not-for-profit organization that helps young entrepreneurs and professionals to succeed in their initial technology business ventures. He holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland, USA, and Samuel is a doctoral candidate at Marymount University, Virginia, USA.
He is the project manager of an Engineering X project, NICESTEP CyberLabs, which collaborates with Ghanaian universities to build Ghana's cyber engineering and cyber safety capacity. Through the CyberLab project, Owusu has built six multi-purpose centres in six universities for teaching and learning cyber engineering.
Owusu promotes science, technology, engineering, and cybersecurity education. One of his primary interests is the inclusion of minorities and the underprivileged in STEM careers, including cybersecurity.
His teaching areas include System Security Risk assessment, Complex systems, cyber-physical systems, health and transportation systems, industrial control security, and IT Security Auditing. His research interest includes Online safety, cyberbullying, and Cyber workforce development.