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Olumide Bajomo

Mr. Olumide Bajomo (Managing Director / Chief Executive)

Olumide has over 23 years experience spanning technology, payment and financial service industries working with leading national and international organizations, including two of the largest banks in Africa, where he provided leadership and executed strategies for the development of e-business, e-banking and e-payment. He was until recently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ATM Consortium Limited (ATMC), the pioneer IAD in Nigeria. Prior to his stint at ATMC, and as Deputy General Manager with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (Ecobank Group), he served in various capacities: as Head of Transaction Bank Service & Delivery, he was responsible for platforms, infrastructure building and operations to support the fast growing business across 28+ countries in Africa. He also served as Head Transaction Banking at Ecobank Nigeria where he held both business and operational responsibilities. Prior to this, he served as Assistant General Manager and Divisional Head for Electronic Banking with United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA Group).

Ayorinde Adebola

 Mr. Ayorinde Adebola (Chief Operating Officer)

Ayo is a Technology, E-Banking, E-Payments and E-Business Specialist with a track record of achievements spanning over 15 years of building and transformation experience with three of the top regional banks in Africa; Access Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc and Ecobank Nigeria Plc / Ecobank Transnational Incorporated. He has a strong record of success in creating robust IT architectures and infrastructures, with proven ability to bring the benefit of IT to solve business issues while managing costs and risk. He has championed various business process analysis/design, application selection and implementation. He has conceptualized and implemented novel initiatives in Cash Management, Payment Card & Device Management in addition to indigenous and international MasterCard/Visa services and integrated stand-alone payment Card and ATM/PoS platforms which supported business across multiple countries into a single robust Global Switching & Card Management Infrastructure to offer innovative services and drive business across 28+ countries. 

He is a graduate of Computer Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and has attended several local and international Senior Management, Project Management, Process Improvement and IT Corporate Governance trainings from prestigious institutions around the world. He joined AVANAGE in August 2012 as Executive Director, Operations & Technology following a stint at ATM Consortium Limited where he served as Group Lead Operations Management for the IAD.

Emmanuel Okey Okoro

Mr. Emmanuel Okey Okoro (Business Development Director)

Emmanuel Okey Okoro is a former managing director of a full-service country subsidiary bank. An astute financial manager, business strategist and technology innovation specialist, he is a renowned thought leader in product innovation in the Nigerian financial services sector with two decades of professional experience, over 15 years of which was spent in the banking industry most of which were in senior roles that involve business strategy, bank management, product development, electronic banking and business development. He was deeply involved in the development and execution of a revolutionary strategy and business model that transformed a leading Nigerian bank into a multi-country sub-Saharan powerhouse. With deep insight of and international work experience in over 15 African countries, he brings to the consulting practice, an uncanny ability to adapt strategies to the most executable form that can translate into high-impact performance in different circumstances and markets. He developed over 30 profitable career products, services and business models which still contribute billions of Naira in revenues to their beneficial owners. Having also worked with a Fortune 50 American technology company and kept fully abreast of current technological developments, his expertise includes the application of technology innovations in building competitive advantage and spans the areas financial management, business strategy, regional expansion, electronic banking, product development, innovation management and technology application. He is educated up to the post-graduate level in business administration after a first degree in engineering, he attended numerous local and international training courses which covered areas such as finance, strategy and project management.