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Dr. Chukwudozie (Dozié) Ezigbalike is the Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics (ACS) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He also served as the Acting Director of ACS from September 2013 to April 2015; and earlier as Data Management Coordinator of the Centre. Before moving to ACS, he had served ECA in various capacities, namely, Chief of the Geo-Information Systems Section in ISTD, Knowledge Management Coordinator of the Institutional Strengthening Programme (ISP), and Development Management Office in DISD. Prior to joining ECA, he lectured in land surveying, GIS, land administration and spatial analysis at the universities of Zimbabwe, Botswana and Melbourne (Australia). He holds a PhD in Land Information Management from UNB; an MSc in Land Surveying from the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria; and a BSc (Hons.) in Surveying from the Enugu Campus of the University of Nigeria. His current focus is on implementing an endogenous data revolution in Africa, based on the concept of “data communities.”