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 Managing Director operating in the Software space. If you think a Managing Director 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.
Managing Director of Zeta-Web Nigeria
Mr. Chris Obasi is the Managing Director of Zeta-Web Nigeria Limited, with over seventeen (17) years of IT experience. Prior to his appointment, he was the General Manager IT and Facilities at Multichoice Nigeria. His ability to bridge business and technology strategies to provide productive solutions has consistently resulted in high business benefits, improved ROI on IT infrastructure, reduced TCO and increased cost savings, makes him an industry leader. Chris has a BSc in Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, a Masters in Information System Management (MSc) from the University of Liverpool and an Advanced Management Programme (AMP) from Lagos Business School. He also has different Professional, OEM, Product Training and Certifications from Foster-Mellier South Africa, Torque-IT South Africa, HayGroup South Africa (Pty)Ltd, Blake Emergency Services/Airline Training Associations UK and Redwing Satellite Solutions Uk such as COBIT 5 (ISACA) Implementation and Foundation, PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner, Implementing Windows SharePoint 3.0 etc. Chris’s passion for learning as demanded by rapidly changing technology helps him to create a skill-set and ICT knowledge that serves both individuals and corporations in their ICT quests.
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About Zeta-Web Nigeria: Zeta-Web Nigeria is an ICT firm with vast experience in innovating, designing and deploying IT technology solutions.
Managing Director of Intelics Solutions
Olusegun Lawal is a motivational leader with strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, committed to the highest levels of ethical, professional and personal excellence. “Olusegun Lawal” was appointed Managing Director of Intelics Solutions Nigeria Limited in December 2016. Over and above taking the responsibility as Managing Director of Intelics Solutions Nigeria Limited. He also serves on the boards of IAL Nigeria Limited one of Nigeria’s oldest and largest Logistics and Relocation Company where he is responsible for overall growth of IAL across every industry vertical of Nigeria and later spreading and managing the business global partnership. Prior to his acceptance to join IAL in the executive directorship position, Mr. Segun Lawal practiced with a forefront law firm Ajumogobia&Okeke, Barristers and Solicitors, Lagos. Mr. Olusegun Lawal professional membership cuts across the Law Society of England and Wales and of the Nigerian Bar Association. He also had Advance Diploma from FédérationInternationale des Déménageurs International. (FIDI) Academy, Belgium. He is a Birmingham City University, United Kingdom graduate with a master degree of LL.M. (Maritime Law) from University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He completed is Legal education at the Nigeria Law School where he was called to the Nigerian bar. Called to the board of Intelics Solutions, Olusegun Lawal has 18 years of experience in Law, Shipping, Logistics and Storage Solutions.
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About Intelics Solutions: Intelics Solutions is africa’s information technology enabled services company.
Managing Director/Founder of SystemSpecs
John Obaro is a distinguished alumnus of both Ahmadu Bello University, University of Lagos, and the Chief Executive Program (CEP3) of Lagos Business School. He has served at various times on the Boards of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Information and Communication Technology, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Governing Council of the National ICT Incubation Program (iDea), and many more. He is a fellow of the Center for African Policy Development and Research, Glasgow, Scotland; a Fellow of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS); an ex-member of the Governing Council of Computers Professionals (Registration Council) of Nigeria (CPN) – the highest industry practice regulatory body; and immediate past 1st Vice President of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON). John Obaro was recently recognised with the honour of Leadership in Technology at the 2016 African Achievement Awards in Scotland and also recognised as the ICT Software Personality of the Year 2016 at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Award, in addition to other numerous indigenous and international awards he has received over the years. John Obaro’s successful entrepreneurial adventure in software development architecture has attracted and continues to attract attention from both local and international quarters. The prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS) of the Pan-Atlantic University has written two case studies on SystemSpecs while many newspapers, magazines and journals have also featured him at one time or the other.
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About SystemSpecs: SystemSpecs is a software house with a focus on providing the most qualitative Human Capital Management and Financial software solutions.
Managing Director of XTRUCT
Victor Japhet as B. Eng Electronic Engineering from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He started his career as a Trainee Engineer with GE Baker Hughes in 2001, where he rose to the position of a supervisor with job positing to Dubai, Angola and Nigeria. Victor had also worked with SmartBridges of Singapore and lnfinet Wireless of Malta/Russia before he joined Xtruct Systems Limited in 2006. Xtruct System maintains a short chain of command to facilitate efficient decision- making, which ensures we act decisively to secure advantages in the interest of our partners and clients. Our team has extensive experience in the Oil & Gas industry business, built on enduring customer relationships. Xtruct System reputation for delivering results reliably and over the long-term is a hard-earned asset, underpinning the confidence shown by those who rely on us.
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About XTRUCT: XTRUCT provides customers industrial automation, instrumentation and power system integration services and products.
Managing Director of STPL Global
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About : STPL Global is a technology firm that consults with large companies and SME’s.