Meet The CEO
Abimbola Alawode is a graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife and she also holds a Masters degree from University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
She has diverse experience from her 15 years industry experience. Abimbola commenced her career as a Sales Executives marketing environmental conditioners for the French Company Dafils Ltd. She moved to Oaks Consulting as a business development specialist designing and implementing marketing strategy for Oaks, where she closed their largest deal with IPCO on shoreline corrosion control. She was a contractor for Total Nigeria Plc for 3 years through Panmax Holding Limited as the Head of Business development and later became their Project Manager on major infrastructure Projects.
On completion of her MSc. Studies, Abimbola served as a Research Assistant with Writtle College in Essex United Kingdom in partnership with Tekpro Limited designing products for managing traceability in food industry. She moved to Lintott Control System as a Control Systems Engineer automating production processes, developing SCADA systems and programming PLC for waste water treatment plants.
In 2007 she returned to Nigeria to join the Telecommunication Company Celtel where she made a mark redesigning their project governance framework. She managed different projects in process reengineering, infrastructure implementation and software deployment for Celtel Nigeria which later became Zain. Abimbola left Zain to join the Middle East Company ITS working in their commercial department where she focused on data mining and data analysis for executive decision making.
By 2010 she joined Airtel driving their IT capacity planning and performance management until she moved to IBM in 2011.
IBM commenced its first managed service business in Nigeria, the same year Abimbola joined the company, she is a pioneer staff supporting IBM Transition Project in her role as Service Delivery Manager, Transition and Transformation Project Manager until her exit. She collaborated with 15 other African countries where she led the operation excellence program for service improvement as part of the transition process for Airtel IT Services in 15 African countries. She is known to work across cultures and functions driving integration and synergy.