When think about yourself, what do you see? Do you picture your skills, your passions, and the essence of who you are as a tech professional? Or do you see the Code Genius, Innovator, and Mentor?
In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, where technology advancements are shaping the future,
Personal branding has emerged as a crucial element for professionals, especially in the technological industry.
Just like codes shape technological innovations, visual elements shape how you connect with your clients, customers, employers, peers, and investors.
And just like technological products evolve for better performance, your visual identity needs a refresh.
In a world where visual identity matters, where stories transcend words and authenticity is celebrated, your voice, your story, and your authenticity – deserve to be celebrated.
Bola is the convener of Premia Business Network (PBN), a community with over 600 members who are founders of successful businesses, senior management, experienced professionals, and investors building a strong network.
He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ScholarX, a social impact EdTech company that helps African Youths access quality formal and informal education. One
of ScholarX’s products is a learning app called LearnAm. LearnAM is an audio-visual platform that provides digital, vocational, and personal improvement skills content in localized languages.
Bola is passionate about connecting people and human capital development and this is being expressed through his work at PBN and ScholarX.
Prior to ScholarX, he worked as a Business Analyst with companies such as ConocoPhillips, Accenture, and Shell. During this time, he helped deliver multiple million-dollar IT systems implementation projects.
He is a 2022 Acumen West Africa Fellow, 2018 African Changemakers Fellow, and Mentor at the Lagos Innovates Idea Hub Program. He was recognized as one of the most
influential Nigerians in Tech by YNaija in 2021. He is also a mentor and advisor to various startups in the Lagos ecosystem
Bola has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Houston, Texas as well as an Executive certificate in social impact strategy from the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Olatokunbo Ogunlade is a Systems Engineer at Factorial HR with experience in DevOps Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering, and Infrastructure Management.
Olatokunbo is also the founder of The Coding Mums, a community that supports Mothers to build the skills, knowledge, and professional network needed to move into the tech industry.She has a strong technical background in automation, CICD, and cloud infrastructure and has accomplished a lot of work around Continuous integrations, Delivery Pipelines, Containerisation, and Orchestration.
She has built and managed multiple applications for sectors such as education, finance, energy, and social ventures.
Tokunbo is a strong advocate for the advancement of women, especially mothers, in the tech industry. Through her community, many mothers have been able to get trained and land great jobs as Engineers at companies like MTN.
Akan is the co-founder and CEO of Evolve Credit, a company that aims to cover the credit gap in Africa and provide an online marketplace where Afrivans could explore their best loan options.
Evolve credit empowers both lenders and borrowers, offering a core suite of tools and resources to support their financial aspirations and foster a brighter future. It features loan products from hundreds of licensed lenders in the country, thereby providing a level playing field upon which they can all compete.
Evolve Credit grants access to an extensive database of loans and financial products, tools, and insights completely free of charge. It produces credit infrastructure and software for lenders in Africa to manage their entire lending business, end-to-end.
Evolve credit has evolved as a central point where people can get all the information needed on loans, right from their phones. It features loan products from hundreds of licensed lenders in the country, thereby providing a level playing field upon which they can all compete.
Evolve Credit is backed by Google through the Google for startups Black Founders Fund.
As a product of the African Leadership Academy, Akan believes in surrounding yourself with a community. He forms part of the African Youth Leader series with Columba Leadership and Afrika Tikkun.
Oluwatosin is the founder of Money Africa, an edtech and financial literacy platform that leverages technology to enhance financial knowledge and empower a community of over 200,000 individuals.
She’s also the founder of Ladda, a one-stop investment platform that gives you access to an array of products including Savings, Mutual funds and Stocks (Fintech).
Oluwatosin Olaseinde is a highly experienced professional accountant who has dedicated over a decade of her career to various aspects of finance, including accounting, audit, financial management, and taxation. She provided commercial and financial advice on capital investment and other operational issues in the 14 different markets in West Africa as a Commercial Finance Manager (West Africa Markets) at British American Tobacco, Lagos from 2016 to 2017.
She is one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Finance and Economy. Recognized as one of the Top 50 African Business Heroes, Olaseinde has become a prominent figure in championing the financial literacy movement in Africa. Her commitment to empowering individuals with the necessary financial skills and knowledge has made a significant impact on the continent.
Tomilola Adejana is the Co-founder/CEO of Bankly, founded with the core mission of enabling financial inclusion in the traditionally cash-based economy of Nigeria.
Tomi is a seasoned investment banker, business strategist and a two-time co-founder with previous experience as Head of Business, Aledin Nano Limited where she developed and managed products such as SmartCredit, a micro-lending product in partnership with Airtel Networks and Access Bank using alternative data sources to determine credit eligibility and Agro Mall, an end-to-end agricultural aggregating platform.
Bankly stands as the preferred choice for over 2 million individuals and enterprises across Nigeria. Among 13 other global finalists, it emerged as the winner of the 2019 Innovating Justice Award organized by the Hague Institute for the Innovation of Law (HiiL).
Tomi is known for her volunteer work in some well-known institutions like the United Nations health campaign for the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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