Dapo Adebayo is a creative designer and Information Scientist, with 5 years operational experience in the publishing sector. As Team Lead, Digital Publishing & Media at Rasmed Publications, he inspires research, development and creation of digital books, infusing technology into publishing to create digital products for reading and learning. In May 2019, he delivered a lecture at the annual Nigeria International Book Fair (NIBF) conference on how publishers can leverage technology for business growth. He worked with the Worldreader Digital Publishing team to improve Rasmed e-books, facilitating the creation and conversion of digital books and increasing the number of books available for sales online.
When he isn’t researching or glued to a computer, he is listening to music, dancing, traveling, cooking or photography. As part of his service to the community, he is working with youths encouraging them to kick start their idea and providing startups with effective brand support and strategies for growth.
BookRepublic: What do you for a living?
Dapo: I am first of all a creative designer, IT solutions expert and by extension strategic player in the publishing sector contributing immensely to development of new product and working with high level publishing stakeholders, changing the perception and acceptance of technological innovation within the industry.
I currently work at Rasmed Publications as Team Lead, Digital Publishing and Media. I provide team leadership and supervisory support to a team of Production/Graphics experts, as well as Digital Media strategists while achieving digital innovations in the digital publishing and social media space. I also oversee the process of creating e-books and related products for enhanced learning in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.