Sean Thorpe is an Associate Professor and Head of School of Computing and Information Technology, at the University of Technology Jamaica. Dr. Thorpe is the current President of the Jamaica Computer Society since February 2018 and a member of the board Jamaica Information Technology Services Alliance. He holds PhD , M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Information Security and Computer Science respectively from the University of Technology Jamaica since February 2013( as the University’s inaugural PhD graduate), University of Westminster, London, UK since in November 2002 and from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Jamaica since November 2000. He also serves on several advisory boards in higher education institutions. Dr Thorpe is a strong believer in youth engagement and empowerment through education.