Ayo Adegboye
Managing Director Nigeria/West Africa, BCX

Speaker Profile

Ayo Adegboye was appointed Managing Director of Business Connexion Nigeria in August 2016. Prior to that, he was the Vice President: ITB at Schneider Electrics West Africa, overseeing APC by Schneider Electric IT businesses and Operations across West and East Africa. This included P&L for Large Enterprise Business, Retail (B2C), Data Center Infrastructure & StructureWare Software, Sales, Support, Marketing and Services. He also worked at IBM as ITS business leader, Samsung as Director of B2B and MTN as an enterprise business manager. 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 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 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 entrepreneur (Honorary)
Ayo has won several international accolades and awards for global best practices and notable achievement which include successful launch of first APC By Schneider Electric Experience center in Middle East and Africa, 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 a year.
He’s trainer, coach and mentor; Ayo 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 and IoT (Internet of Thing). 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.

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