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ITSM CONNECT
SPEAKER

Seun Solanke

President, CIO
CIO Club Africa

With over 25 years of experience in technology and telecommunications, Oluwaseun is a seasoned executive and practitioner who has successfully executed various technical and leadership roles across the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. As the Vice President/CIO and Director, Information Technology & Engineering at Airtel Nigeria, he led the digital transformation of the company into next generation BSS solutions, leveraging service automation technologies such as AI/ML/RPA/NLP to deliver improved customer service, innovative products, and new revenue streams.

 

He is passionate about creating value for businesses and the society through digital innovation and collaboration. And has set up and run a digital lab focused on software engineering and automation, supporting GSM, Enterprise, and Home Broadband lines of business. He has also managed pan-African services across multiple telecom providers and operators, ensuring consistency and standardization of processes and architecture. As the current President of CIO Club Africa, he mentors and coaches other technology leaders and professionals, and shares his expertise in FinTech and RegTech, as well as other emerging technologies such as Blockchain and Big Data.

 

A two-time winner of the prestigious CIO of the Year Award in Digital Technology and Telecommunications, Oluwaseun is a distinguished alumni of Yale, MIT, Oxford and Morgan State Universities with degrees in Information Systems, Fintech, AI, Management, as well as Pure and Applied Chemistry.

He is married with two boys and enjoys reading, running, and watching tv shows in his spare time.

UPCOMING
ITSM CONNECT

  • Fri, 09 Feb
    Tang Palace
    09 Feb 2024, 09:00 GMT
    Tang Palace, Borstal Avenue, Accra, Ghana
    09 Feb 2024, 09:00 GMT
    Tang Palace, Borstal Avenue, Accra, Ghana
    This is the maiden edition of the annual exclusive ITSM event for prime IT leaders in Ghana. The main objective of the event is to create a platform for IT leaders to share ideas, learn, connect, and be abreast with modern ITSM practices in a disruptive ecosystem.
  • Tue, 23 Jan
    Accra
    23 Jan 2024, 05:51
    Accra, Plot 19 & 20, Accra, Ghana
    23 Jan 2024, 05:51
    Accra, Plot 19 & 20, Accra, Ghana
    ITSM - A KEY ELEMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY TO DRIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • Fri, 06 Oct
    Lagos
    06 Oct 2023, 09:00
    Lagos, 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos, Nigeria
    06 Oct 2023, 09:00
    Lagos, 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos, Nigeria
    Premier ITSM Event
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