Beni American University believes in the collective support from industry leaders in Technology, Education, Business, Entrepreneurship to prop us towards our goals. Members of the Advisory Council bring their immense experiences in related fields on board to serve the purpose of guiding and serving in an advisory capacity to the Leadership of BAU on resource policies, technology focus, academic policies and related matters.
Professor John Traxler
John Traxler is Professor of Mobile Learning, probably the world’s first and a full UK professor, and Director of the Learning Lab at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a Founding Director of the International Association for Mobile Learning, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning and of Interactive Learning Environments. He is on the Research Board of ALT, the Editorial Board of Research in Learning Technology and IT in International Development. …. read more
Erica Lee brings 20 years of business strategy, public relations, marketing and journalism experience. She has worked in a wide range of industries including high tech, government, insurance, politics, non-profit and general consumer products. Focused on helping companies develop business strategies that grow revenues, Erica has implemented a variety of tactics from customer programs to partnership strategies to media launches…. read more
Professor Bridget Bell
Professor Bell serves as director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Atlanta Metropolitan State College where she provides business and management coaching to current and future entrepreneurs. She is also an associate professor in the Division of Business and Computer Science where she teaches accounting and business. Prior to working with small business owners, Professor Bell spent most of her professional life as a senior ….. read more
Dr. Margaret Lawani
Dr. Lawani is an experienced academic and educationist. She is at present a Deputy Director in the Curriculum Development Centre of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Abuja. Prior to that, she was a faculty member and lecturer at the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria. She graduated honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language, a Masters and PhD in Education from the University of Ibadan. She had worked as a lecturer for over nine years before joining the NERDC. She will be advising BAU on academic policies in the West African region.
Dr. Audu Tonga Nock
He is currently the Dean, students affairs at Federal Polytechnic Bida, Nigeria and has as served as coordinator of JAMB Examinations in Bida. He has also served as the WAEC Examiner for English Language as well as serving as a member of several Academic Boards, a member of several Higher Institutions Management Committees, Rapporteur of Federal of Government visitations panels and Nodal Director of services delivery….. read more
Michael Sean Gallagher is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Education, University of London and his research interests include mobile learning for higher education in developing nations, open learning, lifelong learning, and elearning. He is currently working on a study exploring the creation of mobile communities of practice for higher education in East Africa. He acts as a consultant and independent researcher on several educational initiatives exploring…. read more
Julie was recently Vice President of All Things Fun, Meaningful and Rewarding at Salesforce.com Foundation. She joined the Salesforce.com Foundation in July of 2000 shortly after the launch of the company, salesforce.com. As Head of Global Integrated Philanthropy, she was responsible for directing all foundation programs involving global salesforce.com employees in supporting their desires to be change makers, create social impact and volunteer …. read more