Nigerian ICT Industry specialist, Olatayo Ladipo-Ajai, has been appointed by global cloud communication brand, Infobip, to lead its branch in Nigeria. With over 15 years of experience in assisting blue-chip, multinationals, and small and medium enterprises in West Africa to acquire cutting-edge technologies and ensuring their full implementation, Olatayo is set to lead Infobip, a global platform that allows businesses to build connected customer experiences over customers’ preferred channels.
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With a solid IT background, Olatayo is fully ready to spearhead Infobip’s strategy and boost its communications outreach in Nigeria. A native of Ogun state, the ICT specialist until his appointment with Infobip, recently worked as executive director for sales at BCX in Nigeria. Prior to his engagement with BCX, Olatayo worked for IBM and went on to become IBM West Africa’s first cloud and software services specialist.
“The move to Infobip just made sense. Infobip is a young, fast-growing brand and what really attracted me was levels of creativity and the fantastic new-age solutions that this company offers to the local market….I’m really excited to have joined Infobip Nigeria. The company offers a lot of real value through the innovation, creativity, and simplicity that characterise its solutions.”Olatayo Ladipo-Ajai
Revealing his big ambitions for Infobip, Olatayo noted that growing the company’s Nigerian market share and building a significant partner for Infobip to effectively participate in the West African channel space within the first six months of his appointment, leads the pack as part of his targets for the global tech platform. Olatayo equally disclosed plans to grow the firm’s existing direct sales base.
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“A large part of my strategy is to make Infobip a household name in the enterprise space in Nigeria. Infobip is evolving into a Software as a Service (SaaS) company.”Olatayo
While commending Infobip’s strong presence in financial services, the ICT guru emphasised the importance of the company extending its reach to other sectors such as healthcare, hospitality, government, e-commerce, and manufacturing.
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