Yasir Abdussalam

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Yasir Abdussalam


An IT professional with 15 years’ experience in the Power Distribution and Telecommunication Sectors. Worked with ASAP Technologies UK, Suburban Telecoms and Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company. A Certified Enterprise Resource Planning Specialist that provides business and operational support/services to organizations. With experience in application design, capacity building, project and resource management, Yasir has managed no less than Ten major IT projects each year for the last 5 years within strict budget control that resulted into effective solutions and benefits to the employer.

Under Yasir's leadership, the ICT department of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company was awarded the best department in 2018 in terms of employee engagement and support services. Yasir was instrumental to the transformation of Kaduna Electric from a non-IT savvy company to a more IT inclined organization. As the Head, Information and Communication Technology with Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, Yasir spearheaded numerous projects that have helped in improving the company’s operations.

Yasir implemented an Opensource ERP system at no cost to the company which covers Finance, HR, Payroll, Procurement, Network Maintenance, and Inventory Modules. Initiated the GIS Network Mapping and Customer Enumeration Exercise for the company, designed mobile applications developed for field and operational activities, deployed and customize an open source CRM system that handles end-to-end customer complaint management. Developed a Five-year IT Roadmap and Business Continuity plan for the company. Yasir's strategy is to utilize opensource applications and in-house applications development to save vital resources of the company in terms of IT investment. In the Telecommunications sector, working with Suburban Telecoms, Yasir managed various Telecom projects among which is the first IPTV deployment in Nigeria using the GPON FTTX (Fibre -To-The-Premise) technology where he installed fibre-optics to customers with triple-play services (TV Content, Phone, and Internet).


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