Dr James Ohene-Djan
This is the website of Dr James Ohene-Djan. Here you will find information on my academic and commercial activities.
I currently hold the position of Pro-Warden for Student Experience at Goldsmiths, University of London. I am also a Senior Lecturer within the Deparment of Computing , Goldsmiths, University of London. My research Interests and in the areas of Digital Entrepreneurial Studies, Social Video Technologies, Location-based digital services, Adaptive, personalisable hypermedia and Assistive technologies.
I am Co inventer and Managing Director of WinkBall and BizWinks. Video Media and am partner of Recovery Sapces Ltd. I am Trustee of Comic Relief’s Give-it up charity and Access-Ability Communications Technology
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An internationally recognized innovator, designer and creator of digital products, services and businesses with a strong strategic and technical understanding of creative approaches to implementing business solutions.
Proven ability to inspire, motivate and communicate creative ideas across an organization and to external clients. Have convincingly demonstrated the entrepreneurial drive and skills to lead digital product innovations and manage the development life-cycle using industry best practices.
As co-founder and inventor of WinkBall Video Media, fostered a leading edge creative environment of over 100 employees within which novel approaches to the use of video social networking, Cloud computing, video reporting and mobile technologies could be explored, researched and implemented as effective solutions for clients.
Possess exemplary oral and written communication skills with an ability to describe new innovations and complex solutions to both professionals and lay audiences in motivational and inspiring manner.
Awarded a PhD in computer Science from Goldsmiths, University of London and appointed Senior Lecturer teaching Business Computing, Electronic Commerce, Social Media and Video Technologies at postgraduate and undergraduate degree courses.
Established as a thought leader and subject matter expert on video product innovations, video reporting and mobile technologies, with TV appearances on BBC 1, Sky News, CNBC and BFBS TV. Has published over 30 Journal and Conference papers on a range of computer related subjects.
A trustee of Access Ability Communications Technology (AACT), a charity to promote and advance the education and training of children, young people and adults who are subject to any disability associated with speech, language and different forms of communication. .