Join us on Tuesday the 21st of June with Ayo Adegboye for a live webinar to find out about The Gigantic opportunities in IOT for Start-ups. 1 PM Nigerian/UK time.
Ayo Adegboye,PhD, FIIM; a seasoned professional with over 16 years of first-hand experience that cut across both Public and Private Sectors in Telecoms, IT, Consumer Electronics and Marketing.
Ayo was the pioneer Business Manager at Galaxy Backbone under Federal Government of Nigeria, also lead a change management at MTN Nigeria with BT Consultants before he proceeded to IBM and Samsung Electronics West Africa.
He’s currently the Vice President, ITB at Schneider Electric West Africa, where he’s responsible for Overseeing APC by Schneider Electric Go To Market Strategy, IT business and Operation across the region which include P&L for Retail and Enterprise Businesses, Data Center Infrastructure & Software, APC & MGE UPS Channel Business, Sales, Support, Marketing and Services.
He graduated from the prestigious University of Ilorin where he read Geology and Mineral Science. He later proceeded to the United Kingdom where he obtained a MBA in Telecommunications from Informal Telecom Academy; and Global Executive MBA from Manchester Business School, UK.
He has been exposed to several professional trainings at home and abroad. Besides these trainings, he also holds several professional certifications from different professional bodies within and outside the country which include, PRINCE2 from Project Management College UK, A Fellow of Institute of Information Management, Africa, A Stratham Bryce Certified Complex Solution Sales Manager, South Africa, Global Strategic Leadership program from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.
He was recently offered an honorary PhD degree from Victoria Global University as Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of business in Ayo has won several international accolades and awards for global best practices and notable achievement which include Influencing the signing of MOU for Ekiti SAMSUNG Engineering Academy in South Korea with Dr. Kayode Fayemi lead administration in 2012, successful launch of first APC By Schneider Electric Experience center in Africa and Middle East, Conceptualized and implemented Bank of the Future for Union Bank on behalf of Samsung Electronics – another first in Sub- Sahara Africa, Conceptualized and implemented Winning At Retail (WAR) strategy for Schneider Electric West Africa; the effort which lead to double digit market growth within He’s trainer, coach and mentor; he has been a speaker at several local and international conferences where he offers solutions to emerging Africa economy, complex solution selling and impact of IT on modern day businesses.
A recent analysis of the Nigerian IT and software industry and ranking executives in several categories which reflect the exemplary strength of business network and the size of company, ranked Ayo Adegboye in the top 1% of overall Nigerian executives.