At Stamp we track over 100,000 Nigerian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Nigeria based CEO’ operating in the Information Technology space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO, Managing Director of Tenece
Kingsley started his career as a financial analyst in Diamond bank before proceeding to work with Accenture as a technology consultant. His innovative and leadership skills later saw him serve as the founding Managing Director/CEO of GPS Solution Limited, and also as the founding Managing Director/CEO of CFS West Africa. He is an alumnus of the London Business School and holds an MBA from the prestigious INSEAD business school. His innovative and leadership skills later saw him serve in a number of Executive capacities in some of the companies carrying out cutting edge businesses in Nigeria. Between 2005 and 2008, he was Head of E-Business, a strategic business unit, at NEXTZON Business Services Limited, Lagos. In that capacity, Kingsley led the most aggressive e-Government and Technology Strategy initiatives in Nigeria, providing technology-enabled transformation strategy and advice to state governments and their agencies in areas including land reform.
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About Genesys, Tenece: Tenece Professional Services Limited (Tenece) is a multi-competency enterprise transformation and technology-consulting firm.
Emmanuel Emeka Okeke
Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Friendite Global Limited
Emmanuel Emeka Okeke is currently the CEO & Founder of Friendite Global Limited, a Social Media/ICT/e-Networking & Advertising agency. Friendite Global Limited Comprises of main of five main branches which are Friendite.com the dating site, Frienditeplus.com the Social networking site, talksfriendite.com a blog/interview/tv section, Friendite gossip, simply gossip trends, FrienditeTv, the tv section of the company. Friendite Global Limited is pretty much a company that does almost everything, ranging from Web Designing, brand promotion, exclusive interviews with celebrities, Live interviews, Magazine printing, Social Media account managements for companies, events planning and coverage’s, fashion police, gossips, gadget sales, business card/flyers printing and so much more.. Funny Crazy truth about Friendite Global Limited is that their prices are fixed and hard to resist. (They give you the best at a very affordable prize) Not long ago he registered his company as FRIENDITE GLOBAL LIMITED, his site Friendite; which acts, as matchmaking for Nigerians is believed to have over 73,000 registered users while, his social networking site Frienditeplus to have above 500,000 registered users after one year of launching. Emmanuel Okeke is from a family of 6, a Mum, Dad and four brothers, he is the third child of the family. Young Emmanuel also partake in sports allot, he has severally represented his state “Anambra”, in Nigeria in a basketball competition. Emmanuel Emeka Okeke has been able to raise about $40,000 in funding for his site according to techmoran.com Rumor Hills: Rumor has it that his seeking for investors to help him reach his goals as the African Largest Social/Dating Networking site
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About Friendite Global Limited, Frienditeplus.com: Friendite Global Limited is a media and technology company based in, and serving the citizens of, Nigeria.
Co-Founder & CEO of Thrive Agric
Uka Eje is the co-founder and CEO of Thrive Agric. He is also an advisor at Quick Leap.
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About Thrive Agric: We are an agricultural technology startup providing access to finance, premium markets and data driven advisory for smallholder farmers.
CEO, Cofounder of Delivery Science
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About Delivery Science: Delivery Science helps large organizations get data from the field to manage and monitor their distribution assets.
CEO of WhoGoHost
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About WhoGoHost: WhoGoHost is a web hosting and domain registration service provider for Africa.
Founder & CEO of EMI Systems Limited
Eyal Mesika is an Israeli businessman who lives and works in Nigeria. He is the founder, owner and CEO of EMI Systems Limited, a security company incorporated in Nigeria and active in Nigeria and Ghana. Eyal Mesika was born in 1969 in Israel, where he lived until 1990. After completing his military service in an IDF (Israeli Defence Forces) combat unit, he visited Africa and decided to settle in Nigeria. He lived in Lagos for over a decade before moving to Abuja where he settled indefinitely in 2002. Mesika began his career at a construction firm in Nigeria where he was actively involved in the business. During his time with the firm, he held several executive roles in a variety of areas including logistics, administration and procurement. In 1994, armed with proven management skills, excellent business acumen, invaluable experience and extensive knowledge of combat and defence, Eyal Mesika founded EMI Systems Limited – a world class security firm that provides specialist security solutions to high profile clients in the private and public sectors. Over the years, Mesika has diligently cultivated the company and expanded its scope of business activity to include construction and real estate investments. As founder and owner of EMI Systems, Eyal Mesika has been managing the company from day one and leading it to impressive achievements as the top security firm in Nigeria and Ghana. True to 2016 records, EMI Systems employs 3,500 highly professional workers from Nigeria and abroad. The company has multiple bases in Africa. Two offices are located in Nigeria, in Abuja and Port Harcourt, as well as a factory in Lagos, and an additional office is situated in Accra, the capital of Ghana. Besides running EMI Systems, Eyal Mesika is also involved with several initiatives that give back to local communities. Mesika believes that financial, professional and educational aid are vital to the long-term safety and harmonious functioning of society. In 2007 he founded the Mesika Brothers Foundation. This non-profit organisation, which is supported by EMI Systems and Mesika, assists children in need, encourages youth leadership and empowers young local adults. Eyal Mesika also works to strengthen the bond between the local Israeli-Jewish community and Israel by collaborating with the Nigeria Chabad House.
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About EMI Systems Limited: EMI Systems an Israeli security company
Founder, CEO & Managing Partner of Janngo
Fatoumata BA is a Board Member, Investor & Entrepreneur currently the Founder & CEO of Janngo, the #1 tech for good platform in Africa. At Jumia, the #1 African unicorn, she served as Founder & CEO in Ivory Coast, Managing Director in Nigeria and Member of the Executive committee at Africa level, driving the performance of 130+ operations across Africa, spanning around 10+ verticals (Mall, Market, Food, Travel, Deals, Cars, House, Jobs, Services, Pay, Lending) in 30+ countries with 3000+ direct jobs, 70000+ indirect jobs and opportunities created for more than 500 000 SMEs across Africa. She is passionate about leapfrogging development through technology in Africa, in particular when it comes to women’s entrepreneurship & empowerment, SMEs growth and formalization as well as tackling health and education issues through medtech and edtech. Her career and commitment have been rewarded with several distinctions including Choiseul 100 Africa – Economic Leaders of Tomorrow and Forbes Africa 30 under 30. She served on the Board of SouthBridge Investment Bank, on the Investment Committee of Creadev Africa and on the Council of Women in Africa.
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About Janngo: Janngo builds, grows and invests in pan-African digital champions
Co-Founder and CEO of Allpro Technologies
Henry Chibuzo is the co-founder and CEO of Schoolable. He is a former CEO at Klipboard Technologies. Henry holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Uyo.
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About Allpro Technologies, Schoolable: Allpro Technologies is a fintech startup.
Founder/CEO of Chigisoft
Precious Chukundah is the Chairman, CEO & Founder of FLITBASE & he attended University of Port Harcourt in 2010.
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About Chigisoft, FLITBASE: Software Development and ICT Infrastructure Services
CEO of Kartal Inc.
Fasasi Israel, the CEO of Kartal Inc. (Formerly Iszysax Media) is a digital entrepreneur who has passion for proffering solution to digital challenges facing different business sectors. He is a professional Web Developer, App Developer, Graphics designer, Digital marketer and Forex trader. He is in business partnership with a number of entrepreneurs/individuals. Fasasi Israel is currently undergoing a Bachelor Degree in Marine Engineering at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Blockchain
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About Kartal Inc., Qurow: Kartal Inc. (Formally Iszysax Media) is a digital agency that provides modern solution to business challenges.
Founder & CEO of Ubuy Services
Jeremiah Ajilore is the Founder/CEO of Ubuy Services, a platform that provides professional service solutions to individuals and businesses all over Nigeria. He is also a member of the company’s board of directors. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the prestigious University of Sunderland, UK and Grad in Business, Southern Queensland, Australia. Having worked as an ICT personnel for 3 years in the UK, and returning back to Nigeria he realized, through personal experience, that Nigerians have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the environment and circumstances in the country do not accord them the opportunity to work and earn gainfully. Thus the reason why he decided to use his expertise in ICT to create a platform that enables broad and quick access to these nation builders, the entrepreneurs thereby taking them to levels beyond their imagination. Jeremiah currently resides in Abuja, the country’s capital. He loves photography, cooking and reading.
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About Ubuy Services: Ubuy Services is an online marketplace connecting millions of Nigerians with local professionals for their tasks.
Founder & CEO of MVX
Tonye Membere-Otaji is a Founder of MVXchange.
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About MVX: MVX is a digital freight shipping and finance company for Africa.
CEO of DreamWorks Integrated Systems LTD
C – Catalyst H – High Spirited U – Uberty K – Kind Hearted S – Sage +Entrepreneur +Techpreneur +ICT Promoter One Hell Of A Possibility Thinker!
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About DreamWorks Integrated Systems LTD: Computers, Printers, Projectors, Smartphones, Laptops, Hard drives, PS Consoles, Laptop Bags, Servers, and Routers
Co-Founder and CEO of Mecho
Olusegun Owoade is the Co-Founder and CEO at Mecho.
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About Mecho: Mecho is an on-demand auto repair and maintenance platform for individuals and businesses.
CEO of GetDev
A tech entrepreneur based in Lagos Nigeria.
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About GetDev: GetDev helps company source, assess and hire top talents in Africa.
Shina Charles Memud
Founder / CEO of DoingSoon
Experienced brand designer and marketing professional with over 5 years cognate experience in product design, marketing technology, brand communication, strategy, brand management, integrated marketing, designing and executing strategies and managing brands in Africa and Europe. Highly proficient in managing complex projects from strategy to execution, leading multicultural teams and delivering business results. Good knowledge of market segmentation, data science, go-to market strategy, digital marketing, experiential marketing, project management, brand communication. I hold a degree in Computer Science from Teesside University, UK.
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About DoingSoon: Doingsoon is an experiential and marketing agency that uses creativity and technology to connect people with brands.
CEO / Founder of Decagon
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About Decagon, L5lab, Rise Capital: Decagon helps leading companies build faster with vetted, world-class remote software engineering talents.
CEO of AjoMoney
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About Aitechma, AjoMoney: A digital savings, payment and credit platform for ROSCA, cooperative societies and their members.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sigma Pensions
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About Sigma Pensions: Sigma Pensions is a pension fund administration platform.
Founder & CEO of Brindocorp
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About Brindocorp: Brindocorp is focused on driving innovation by providing clients with superior-tech talent, strategy, and support.
CEO of Logical Address Inc.
Retnan Daser, born 17th Nov. 1987 is a software engineer and professional member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) the most prestigious computing organization in the world. He co-founded nHub Incubator and Accelerator Limited, the company that built the technology narrative of Plateau State which lead to the establishment of Plateau State ICT Agency, the first in Nigeria. Daser has consulted for both public and private organization including the Nigerian Air force, The All Progressive Congress (APC), Plateau State Government. In 2016, he was sponsored by National Information and Technology Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Communication Communications (NCC) to exhibit Logical Address at GITEX in Dubai and ITU conference in Bangkok respectively. Daser is the president of Alewa House, a creative hub in just established in 2019 to cater and support the large community of creative talents in Jos and also runs Logical Address Inc. the company behind pushdeploy.io, pie.ng, dipsims among others.
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About Logical Address Inc.: One GLOBAL Address for your Identity
Founder & CEO of HORIVAC Company Limited
Trained as a mechanical engineer and has worked for one of Nigeria’s most accomplished engineering firms, Kresta Laurel. Rising to the top ranks of the company, he left to found his own firm, HORIVAC Company Limited. HORIVAC is an engineering firm that specialises in high-tech installations and servicing of elevators, electric doors and escalators.
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About HORIVAC Company Limited: We specialise in the installation and maintenance of elevators, escalators and sliding doors.
Founder & CEO of Fresible
Fred Oyetayo is the CEO of Fresible. Fred is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the developers unit and the design of Fresible’s service and development of its core technology and departments. Fred attended Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) and graduated with a law degree in 2014 before moving the company to Lagos. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2015.
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About Fresible, Law Repository: Tools and resource to power the future
CEO of Imaginarium
Ferdy Ladi Adimefe is the team lead of Imaginaire, an integrated group of companies playing at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. Aside its focus as a content development company, strong on ideation, digitalization and mobile value added services, Imaginaire also serves as a launchpad for creative start-ups and creative projects with a huge focus on social impact and innovation. The trajectory of his career has seen him straddle roles in the field of communications that cut across diverse industries such as Oil and Gas, Branding and Digital Advertising and Social Advocacy. Over the years, he has also packaged and produced world-class concerts and art-oriented events that capture our history, depth and culture like the musical-themed “FOR THE LOVE OF COUNTRY”, “EKO THE MUSICAL” and “CONVERSATIONS FOR CHANGE”, all geared towards sharing ideas on preserving and enhancing our cultural values and fast tracking the development of Nigeria’s Creative Economy. Ferdy is a graduate of Human Anatomy (B.Sc.) from the University of Port Harcourt and also holds a Media and Communication (M.Sc.) from Pan Atlantic University.
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About Imaginarium: Imaginarium is one of Africa’s influential content development, media and technology companies, strong on ideation.
Founder / CEO of Acodeclass
I am the Founder and the Developer of the acodeclass.com website which is a Learning Management System for advancing technological skills, it was made with CodeIgniter PHP Framework and runs with a MySQL Back End. I am a man of simplicity, always remembering to treat every output at every stage as a prototype to enable a continuous iteration of a successful outcome.
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About Acodeclass, DoyinSoft Technologies, Gizballs: Leraning Management System, E-Commerce
Co-Founder and CEO of Omnibiz
Deepankar Rustagi is a Co-Founder and CEO at Omnibiz.
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About Omnibiz, VConnect Global Services Ltd: Omnibiz is a B2B e-commerce platform for FMCG manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
Co-founder/CEO of Ellcrys
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About Ellcrys: Ellcrys lets anyone, anywhere to co-create, co-own and co-manage software products and services.
FOUNDER & CEO of Reimnet Limited
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About Reimnet Limited: Reimnet Limited is a technology firm in Nigeria, providing cloud application development services, software development etc
Founder & CEO of Kitovu Technology Company
Nwachinemere Emeka is a goal driven, innovation and technology enthusiast with a passion totransform Africa into the hub that feeds the world by creating, packaging and deploying valueacross Africa’s business value chains. He has a dream that one day, extreme poverty and hungerwould be eradicated from Africa and the world. He places high premium on leveragingtechnology, innovation and business best practices to solve the plethora of problems that bedevilsthe world. He is a writer and public speaker with interests in governance and advocacy.
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About Kitovu Technology Company: Kitovu is web/mobile based decentralized fertilizer/seedling warehousing system that matches the right inputs to the right inputs
Founder/CEO of Diimtech
Davis Ngaikedi is a young programmer and entrepreneur. He is the Founder/CEO of Diimtech Inc. He has a great passion for technology and innovation. He intend to create a name in the world of tech and change the way the world connect, communicate and share and do business.
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About Diimtech: Diimtech a technology company that provides ideas and solutions to businesses and the educational sector in Africa.
Founder/CEO of Raadaa Partners Intl’
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About Raadaa Partners Intl’: Raadaa aims to preserve and provide access to quality research starting from developing countries
CEO, Founder of W3tutor
Prince Kwekowe is a young and energetic Entrepreneur, Digital marketer and the CEO of W3tutor.org, an Ed-tech startup that combats Tech illiteracy in Africa by offering groundbreaking programs in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics, as well as app and web development, digital marketing, and more. Prince Kwekowe was named one of the best Digital Marketers in Nigeria at the age of 17. Prince is a tech coach with over 2,000 students who have benefited from his tutorship.
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About Lgorithm, W3tutor: W3tutor is on the quest of making millions of people tech efficient across Africa.
CEO of NanoDoors
Entreprenuer, climate change advocate
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About NanoDoors: NanoDoors is a technological company focused on using new computing lifestyle to innovate the next generation computers
Founder/CEO of Edurecords Inc.
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About Edurecords Inc.: EduRecords redefines learner success by tracking a variety of quantitative outcome metrics that drive improved academic performances.
Founder, MD/CEO of Holla Cab Services Nigeria Limited
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About Holla Cab Services Nigeria Limited: We are an on-demand taxi hailing, solution-oriented, dynamic and indigenous Information Technology (IT) service provider.
FOUNDER/CEO of MARANii Global Management Consultants
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About MARANii Global Management Consultants, MARANii Global Management Consultants: MARANii Global Management Consultants is a human development and business consulting firm.
Chief Executive Officer of Identity Tech
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About Identity Tech: Identity Tech provides a cloud-based service that gives its clients access to an array of tools for customer & visitor experience management
CEO & Co-Founder of Hynstein
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About Hynstein: An innovative web-based solutions company
CEO of SARU TECH
Agbonaye Osaru serves as the Chief Executive Officer at SARU TECH.
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About SARU TECH: SARU TECH is a software development company specializing in website design, desktop software solutions, and mobile applications.
CEO of Aquire Global Business Solutions Ltd
Easy going and happy to learn.
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About Aquire Global Business Solutions Ltd, Babcock University: Hibiz provides mobile software solutions for business networking, stock management, and business/customer communication.
Founder & CEO of Manifold Digital Concept
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About Manifold Digital Concept: An IT company that provides IT solutions and services from inception to maturity across Africa