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 CTO’ operating in the Financial Services space. If you think a CTO’ 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.
Idris Alubankudi Saliu
Chief Technology Officer of VANSO
Mr. Idris Saliu holds an MSc in Computer Science from Columbia University in New York and is a trained UNIX/ Linux engineer. He has worked extensively on software projects for Citibank in New York, with focus on Java software technology and E-security solution.
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About VANSO: VANSO is a software and telecoms company that delivers solutions throughout the financial services industry.
Fara Ashiru Jituboh
Co-Founder & CEO/CTO of Okra, Inc.
Fara Ashiru Jituboh is a Co-Founder and CEO / CTO of Okra, Inc — focused on building the infrastructure to allow Africans connect their bank accounts to 3rd party applications to enable the acceleration of financial innovation in Africa through data. Prior to founding Okra in 2019, Fara gained experience building and scaling products in emerging markets and venture backed startups by working with organizations such as Canva, Techhustle, Sana Benefits, and Dorsata. Fara also served as a Co-Founder and CTO of Shixels Studios where she led the design and development of core technology for multiple clients including Airtel, AXA Mansard, RenMoney, MTech, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals and Nestoil. With expertise in over 20 programming languages, Fara has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies and began her professional career with BMW, leading the effort in the design and creation of the interactive map for the BMW Museum. She has also worked with JP Morgan Chase, Fidelity Investments and Daimler Mercedes Benz. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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About Okra, Inc.: Okra is the Open finance infrastructure that enables developers & businesses build personalised digital products/services.
Co-founder/CTO of Cowrywise
Edward Popoola is the Founder and CTO at Cowrywise.
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About Cowrywise: Cowrywise is a FinTech company that democratizes access to premium financial services by making these services available to the mass market.
Co-Founder/CTO of Afriex
John Obirije is the Co-Founder & CTO at Afriex.
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About Afriex: Afriex is a pioneering platform that allows its users to send and receive money to anybody around the globe.
Chief Technology Officer of Jiggle
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About Jiggle: Jiggle is a meal budgeting platform budgeting for meals and makes gain control spending.