ABOUT PIVOT 1.0
The Pivot is aimed at empowering professionals, especially mid-career professionals, navigate a transition from their current area of expertise to in-demand and “future-relevant” careers with particular focus on digital driven careers.
This conference will provide attendees with practical pathways to identifying global opportunities, understanding the skillsets required to access these opportunities and gaining access to relevant information and experience to harness the opportunities towards a future-relevant career.
Our speakers, who have extensive local and international experience are ready. Are you?
PIVOT DAY 1 (29TH JULY, 2022. 11am - 2pm)
PIVOT DAY 2 (30TH JULY, 2022. 11am - 2pm).
Payment of N10,000 grants access.
Meet Our Awesome Speakers
Omokunbi Adeoti, (MBA, MCIPM, ANITAD, GPHR, SPHRi, SHRM-SCP). Chief People Experience Officer at Leadway Group
Omokunbi Adeoti is a Strategic HR leader brings over 20 years of transforming the human resources function for various organizations ranging from start-ups to big conglomerate across various industries in Sub-Sharan Africa. Currently, she is the Chief People Experience Officer at Leadway Group, responsible for Leadway Assurance, Leadway Hotels, Leadway Capital & Trusts, Leadway Asset Management, Leadway Properties, Leadway Vie, Leadway IARD, Anakara Services in Côte d’Ivoire , Leadway Health and oversight of Leadway Pensions. She is also responsible for Customer experience across all the entities. Before joining Leadway, she has had the opportunity to work with various organizations in different capacities, which include – Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, Alcatel-Lucent Nigeria and Airtel Networks Nigeria/Zain Nigeria amongst others. She is a Licensed HR practitioner, Member of Chartered institute of Personnel Management (MCIPM) and serves in various capacities both at the State and National levels.
Pete Omotosho, Enterprise Agile Coach. Pete Lauren Consulting, Australia
Pete Omotosho is an experienced Agile Coach, Trainer, and Consultant who understands the complex challenges facing contemporary organisations. He works with enterprises to co-create change and brings the best of Agile and Lean methods to clients. Pete has over 20 years of proven professional experience in Energy, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Financial Services, Education, Government, Consulting, and Not-For-Profit sectors. Pete is passionate about mentoring, coaching, and working with new and existing agile teams, growing teams to maturity, and liaising with non-agile domains within enterprises in order to embrace agile processes. Pete is the founder of Pete Lauren Consulting and he is a vibrant member of the Agile community both in Australia and Africa as a whole.
Juliet Inyang, People and Culture Manager, Nigeria and Ghana at TechnipFMC
Juliet is a resourceful HR Generalist with over 14 years’ experience in the Human Resources function of moderate to advanced complexity in Recruitment, Industrial Relations, Compensation Administration, Compliance Local Content, Sustainability and I &D. Her career experience spans across Consulting, Food and Beverages, and the Oil and Gas Industries. She holds a BSC in Economics and an MSc program in Human Resources Management at the Robert Gordon University. Juliet holds other HR certifications and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria (CIPMN), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK (CIPD), and Professional in Human Resources, International (PHRi).
Toye Oyewunmi, Co-founder Garden Ventures, Nigeria
Toye is a Co-founder of Garden Ventures (GV), a digital technology company that is focused on delivering high-impact, automation-to-analytics solutions for clients in relevant sectors within emerging markets. Toye is a business strategists, digital transformation architect and certified project management professional with over ten years proven experience leading teams at different levels to plan and execute complex projects and programs that have delivered significant business value to clients across Education, Aviation, Power, Finance and e-Government sectors in Nigeria and Ghana. He had is Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from OAU Ile-Ife, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Data Science and Business Analytics from University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business).
Charles Alade, Global Agile Transformation Leader for Shutterfly Inc. USA
Charles Alade, a Multi-Sector Agile Transformation Subject Matter Expert and Agile Marketing Advocate with over 19 years of combined work experience. Charles's industry experience spreads across Strategic Integrated Marketing + Digital, Technology/Engineering, Banking, Financial, Medical, Consulting and Retail. Deep expertise in every aspect of Agile Transformation, driving double-digit efficiency improvements. He started his career in Sales at Chellarams Nigeria and worked with Exp Marketing, South Africa, Brand Footprint Communications West Africa, MullenLowe Lintas Group Nigeria as Director Brand Activations and Managing Director of ActivBlue, West Africa. Charles moved to United States in 2014 and he is currently the Global Agile Transformation Leader for Shutterfly Inc. USA.
Babajide George, Senior HCM Analyst and Reporting at Ocean Capital, Canada
Babajide George is a highly qualified, passionate, and results-driven human resource (HR) management and information systems professional offering years of solid HR Business Analysis. Babajide has expertise with all aspects of HR, as well as in leading process improvement initiatives spanning across the IT and oil / gas sectors. Jide's previous experiences include; Human Resource roles at SystemSpecs, HR and Labour Relations Specialist at West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited, Human Capital Management Consultant and Implementation Specialist at ADP and currently his role is Senior HCM Analyst and Reporting at Ocean Capital, Canada
Tokunbo Fagbamigbe, Founder/CEO Dufuna
Tokunbo is an experienced Technology Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in System Deployment, Project Plans, Agile Methodologies, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Software Development. He is a strong business development professional and he led the Konga Engineering Team ranked as one of the most innovative in Africa. Some of his previous roles include; CIO at Konga, Program Manager at Google, Project Manager at IBM and other technology and business roles at Royal Holloway University of London, British Sky Broadcasting, and MTN Nigeria. Tokunbo graduated from Cranfield School of Management with an MBA and also a BSc Engineering Physics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Dr. Mohamed Al-Temnah CEO / Chairman APEX Dubai
Dr. Al-Temnah is a graduate of B.Sc. in Mechanical (Power) Engineering with specialization in the field of Power. He is currently Managing Director and Business Consultant of APEX Company, based in Dubai Academic City, Dubai, UAE. Apart from this, he also works as a Freelance Consultant for various companies in the Middle East and Afro-Asian Countries. A pragmatic consultant and mechanical engineer and ASME Authorized Global Instructor and Competency Workplace Assessor with International Experience in Industrial Enterprises Strategies. Also, he got his master’s degree in industrial management and his PhD in Organizational & Industrial Psychology.
With over 38 years’ experience in Power & Water utility industries and Oil & Gas in Middle East Countries, Dr Al-Temnah acts as Technical Advisor to many Industrial Organizations.
Toye Soladoye, Chief Technology Officer, Union Bank, Nigeria
Toye Soladoye is a multidisciplinary business and technology leader with over 2 decades of cross industry experience spanning Telecommunications, Financial Services, InfoTech and Advisory. He holds an Engineering degree from the Nigerian premier University of Ibadan, an MBA from Warwick Business School and bouquet of IT Certifications. He was also a multiple scholar both in High School and University, He currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Union Bank, a leading Nigerian Bank.
Michael Olafusi, (MVP, AFM, ACS, ACISI(UK), MCT, MCSA), Lead Consultant, UrBizEdge, Nigeria and Dubai
Michael Olafusi is a Financial Modeler and Business Data Analysis specialist. He is a certified Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM), a chartered stockbroker in Nigeria, and a member of UK CISI. He is an 8x Microsoft MVP (most valuable professional) who has MSc in Financial Engineering, an MBA and a B.Eng in Electrical Electronics Engineering. He consults for multinationals across the world at an $85/hr rate and is often booked fully for months. Michael will be speaking on Pathways and Opportunities for Data Analysts locally and globally
Ibrahim Adepoju, Co-founder and CEO, AjoMoney
Ibrahim Adepoju is a technology entrepreneur and the Co-founder of AjoMoney (A financial technology company digitizing rotating savings and credit cooperative for the banked and unbanked in Africa). Before founding AjoMoney in 2021, Ibrahim spent over 5 years of his career as the Lead Software Consultant at Aitechma (A leading software development and consulting company in Lagos Nigeria) helping startups and organizations to build their digital product from idea to sales-ready. Ibrahim is a technologist, entrepreneur and educator. Ibrahim core interest and passion lies in empowerment and building solutions that can impact Africans, alleviate poverty and enhance financial inclusion with technology being the enabler. Ibrahim will be speaking on transitioning into a career in digital product (softwares) design, development and management; The when, how and outcome.
Olufunke Majekodunmi - Team Lead at OAK Interlink Company Limited (Moderator)
Olufunke Majekodunmi is a Team Lead at OAK Interlink Company Limited. She is a graduate of zoology from the University of Lagos with over Twelve years experience in the private sector. She has held positions in Human Resources, Relationship Management and Project Management. Olufunke’s passionate about using project management skills to deliver on organization’s goals and objectives. She is the moderator for the event.