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The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a pioneering higher education institution focused on nurturing leaders for Nigeria and Africa. Following the need to provide information to potential enrollees about the program, the NUTM Podcast Team was birthed. This team is diversified across skillsets and experiences from the pioneer scholars to share experiences, provide credible information and engage subject matter experts across topical issues.
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In this mini-series, we take an informal approach to evaluate the experiences of select scholars of the present cohort in the ongoing Shadow-a-Leader program. For more context, the Shadow-a-Leader program is the phase of the NUTM Scholars program that involves every Scholar with a leader in the industry in a 6-week long internship; this provides a more experiential approach to each Scholars' learning and an opportunity for networking.  In this episode we have fun conversations with two scholars who had their Shadow-a-Leader very far away, in Bonny Island, Niger Delta and in Nairobi, Kenya. While most of us had ours in Lagos, and even remotely, they had theirs in the wild. Through this episode we explore deeply their motivations for choosing so far, their experiences at these locations, and how it eventually turned out for them. Hosts Uzim Emmanuel Uzim Emmanuel is a first-class graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineer from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). He is passionate about industrial automation and control. He is interested in building hybrid renewable energy systems that support the reduction of greenhouse gases. Emmanuel had his SaL experience with First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company. Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education Technology. Ayobami had his SaL experience with Helium Health and Magic Fund. Guests Gerald Amakiri Gerald is erudite with a strong interest in the Energy sector. He is an Environmental biologist with 3+ years of HSE, program, and project management using technological innovations. He possesses experiences in volunteering, internship, and full employment roles spanning Account Management, Creative, Brand Management, and Strategic Planning. Gerald had his SaL experience with NLNG in Bonny Island, Niger Delta. Adebowale Oparinu Adebowale is a Business Growth & Operations Excellence specialist with 3 years of experience managing cross-functional teams in fast-paced environments and a background in the logistics/supply chain industry. At his core, he is an avid explorer, with a deep interest in various abstract and humanity concepts. Ade/Debo/Wale had his SaL experience with Twiga foods in Nairobi, Kenya.
In this episode, we explore through conversations, the world of Private Equity from the perspectives of two Scholars. Olumide and Aisha take us into their understanding of Private Equity, the opportunities that exist in this much "private" industry, and how you can get into the industry; well, with occasional quips and banter.  Host Belema West Belema is an Investment Associate cum Technology enthusiast with cognate experience in Deal Structuring & Advisory, Business Strategy and Financial Planning for Alternative Investments across complex and capital-intensive global projects, delivering value, research, and innovation. Guests Aisha Bamigboye Aisha is a self-driven and innovative individual with experience across the Private Equity and Energy Infrastructure Industry. Her background in Economics has enriched her research, analytical and qualitative skills. She is keen on building the knowledge, and skill-sets necessary to thrive in a multicultural environment. Aisha cofounded The Thriving Tribe, an NGO focused on demystifying available career paths for high school students by creating informed awareness and collaborating with stakeholders to do the same. Olumide Ashade Olumide is a chartered accountant and a strong proponent of financial literacy. He is passionate about education resources being distributed freely. He co-founded FinWise, a learning community where financial information is shared to help members make sound financial decisions and attract investments
In this mini-series, we take an informal approach to evaluate the experiences of select scholars of the present cohort in the ongoing Shadow-a-Leader program. For more context, the Shadow-a-Leader program is the phase of the NUTM Scholars program that involves every Scholar with a leader in the industry in a 6-week long internship; this provides a more experiential approach to each Scholars' learning and an opportunity for networking. Well, if you need more you'll have to go check the official NUTM Social media on Twitter and LinkedIn. Here, we have conversations around the Scholar's actual experience so far in the course of the program. Hosts Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. He currently interns with Helium Health and Magic Fund. Osita James Uche Osita is the CEO of Flourish Consult, a renowned writing advisory connecting young people to opportunities leveraging its three service areas; Writing, Editing, and Branding. He is an avid writer and has been published on both national and international platforms including; Kalahari Review, Commercially Aware, Y Naija, Pulse.ng, African Freelancers, African Writers, Mu-Afrika, and Scriggler. He currently interns at Veraki. Guests Comfort Ademola She is an academic enthusiast and entrepreneur. She believes in possibility and that there are no excuses not to do the needful. She actively organizes business literacy tutorials for youths and aims to create an education technology business that will support the transformation of the education sector in Nigeria. She currently interns with Aisha Osori. Samuel Egbedeyi Samuel has a first-class honors bachelor's degree in Chemistry. Samuel is committed to assisting in the development of long-term solutions to current and future human health issues. He intends to do that by pursuing a research-oriented career in academia. He currently interns at Synlabs and Medcentre.
Business Scape is a podcast program where we discuss with NSP Scholars, topics, issues, and the nuances that exist while running a business in Nigeria. In this program, we aim to crystallize the collective views of the NSP crop of students, as regards their experience building and delivering solutions in Nigeria. In this second episode, we talk about the best practices and pitfalls around Strategy, Implementation, and the benefits of Experimentation via agile teams. Also at the end of this episode is included a few seconds 'behind the scenes' session. Hosts Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. Ebunoluwa Alabi Ebun Alabi is a Product Engineer, and she is passionate about developing solutions that can help optimize processes, drive efficient decision making and ultimately deliver value that can be evaluated in monetary terms. Guests Joel Nyatse Joel is the founder of Celia Films, a filmmaking company that focuses on telling the stories of individuals and organizations. He is a corporate strategist whose work cuts across the financial services industry. His diverse interests include reimagining living spaces for young people in Nigeria and will like to pursue a career as a serial entrepreneur Ngozi Mbakamachukwu Ngozichukwu is a brand and marketing professional. She has a keen interest in youth development and has mentored several young students facing difficulties in taking exams or making career choices. She is a graduate of foreign languages and literary studies and was part of translating the Google Web Search Engine to the Nigerian pidgin
Business Scape is a podcast program where we discuss with NSP Scholars, topics, issues, and the nuances that exist while running a business in Nigeria. In this program, we aim to crystallize the collective views of the NSP crop of students, as regards their experience building and delivering solutions in Nigeria. In this second episode, we talk about the best practices and pitfalls around Strategy, Implementation, and the benefits of Experimentation via agile teams. Also at the end of this episode is included a few seconds 'behind the scenes' session revealing a new slice about our regular ritual at every recording. Hosts Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. Ebunoluwa Alabi Ebun Alabi is a Product Engineer, and she is passionate about developing solutions that can help optimize processes, drive efficient decision making and ultimately deliver value that can be evaluated in monetary terms.  Guests Jide Aiyegbusi Jide is persuaded that technology has the potential to rewrite the educational trajectory and prepare the next generation of young Africans for the opportunities that await them. He currently leads an amazing team of education natives at Edusko; leveraging technology to provide seamless access to good schools and finance for African parents to give their children quality education regardless of their social-economic status. Jide is a passionate advocate for high-quality, low-cost education in Africa. Kenechukwu Nwankwo Kenechukwu has over three years of project management and development experience. He was a key member of the project team at Landmark Africa, which developed and oversaw a $300 million multi-phase mixed-use development including retail, hospitality, and office components. He is a recipient of the Google/ Avado UK Squared online Scholarship for a Diploma in Digital Transformation and Strategy and is currently a Product management student at Udacity.com. He currently does Growth Product management for a number of startups and companies. Olawale Adeniyi Olawale Adeniyi is a Business Growth Strategist, with over 4 years of experience driving growth and leading strategy in fast-paced environments. He enjoys working with teams to transform visions into actionable and implementable steps. With his experience in strategy, growth, and project management he championed the growth of myPharmacy, which became Nigeria’s third-largest pharmacy chain, and designed an unbundled pay-per-service consulting business model, a pivot strategy which the company has successfully transitioned. He has contributed to building a startup recognized amongst The Top 25 Healthcare Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa and Top 50 Innovations in Africa.
Business Scape is a podcast program where we discuss with NSP Scholars, topics, issues, and the nuances that exist while running a business in Nigeria. In this program, we aim to crystallize the collective views of the NSP crop of students, as regards their experience building and delivering solutions in Nigeria. In this first episode, we talk about the struggles of running a business in Nigeria and how to work around them, Infrastructure blindness, and the Fintech Bias. Hosts Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. Ebunoluwa Alabi Ebun Alabi is a Product Engineer, and she is passionate about developing solutions that can help optimize processes, drive efficient decision making and ultimately deliver value that can be evaluated in monetary terms. Guests Jordan Ajibola Jordan is a dynamic business/data analyst professional with broad experience in the banking & finance and technology industries. He has been involved in the entire cycle of product development from research, problem identification, conceptualization, design, testing, packaging, and marketing. He leads the team at Deliva Goods. Boluwa Olojo Boluwa is seasoned in Marketing, Communications, Growth, and Sales professional with over 5 years of experience. She is skilled at ensuring that stories of companies are told creatively and the products are sold profitably. She have worked in Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industry. As a consultant, my clients have been from various segments; FMCG, Financial Institutions, Automobile, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Government Agencies, and Recruitment Companies. She leads the team at Go Ads Africa, where she helps brands buy and track online and offline ads for the best prices in the market. She is a strong Advocate for Gender Equality, doing my bit to bridge the inequality gap with ElectHER. Boluwatife Arewa Boluwatife (Bolu’) Arewa is a graduate of Alibaba Business School and Founders Institute (fi.co), and Operations and Strategy Development personnel with certification in operations management from Vanderbilt University Nashville, who works closely with the tech-enabled and social inclined startups Sectors. His experience spans Business Development, Operations Management, and Strategy Development. Bolu’ has managed operations across three continents with the topmost firm in Nigeria when it comes to the deployment of computer-based screening tests.
Management Series is a new mini-series focused on interviewing the NUTM management team, towards understanding who they are, and how their roles contribute an integral part to the experience here at NUTM. In this third episode of the mini-series, we interview Tolu Omoyeni, the Brand and Communications manager here at NUTM. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Hosts Israel Israel is an experienced Product Designer and also has Marketing and Product Management experience. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider. Ayobami Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. Guest Tolu Tolulope Omoyeni works in the Corporate Communications Unit at the Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM), where she manages the School's online reputation. Tolu has a Master of Arts in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Sussex, as well as a Diploma in Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Journalists in the United Kingdom. When she’s not working, Tolu is a blogger, podcaster, and wallflower, in that order.
The Quirk Mini-series is a new program where we highlight the unusual abilities we possess. These unusual abilities might stem from a unique physical or mental situation that we live through. We believe that these conditions privy us to some experiences, perspectives, and opportunities that others do not have access to. We want to put these out there. Through 'The Quirk', we are reimagining conditions that are out of our control. In this third and final episode, we speak with two scholars, Ademola Adesokan and Nina Mbah, and we talk about the virtue of Passion and Community. As usual, this episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Keyukemi Ubi Keyu is the Chief Operating Officer at DIgiLaw, a law-tech consulting Start-Up. She is passionate about Global Leadership, and Community Relevance. At NSP, she ever seats at only one seat in the auditorium; If you need to find her during class, first find that seat. Oluwafemi Akinseye Oluwafemi Akinseye is a people person. He's passionate about developing people and building products that can transform Africa. When he's not working, he enjoys debating and reading. Guests Ademola Adesokan Ademola is a technology enthusiast interested in making enhancements to the SAP backup system. At university, he was the president of the Association of Computer Science Students and recently served as the president of the Information Technology Development Service Group in his local community. Ademola would like to be involved in breakthrough research in big data and machine learning and hopes to pursue a Ph.D. in this field. Nina Mbah Nina is a social entrepreneur and founder of Developing Talents Initiative, a youth development center dedicated to improving learning outcomes for young Nigerians in underserved communities. Her contributions to education and youth development have earned her membership admission to the Youth Council of Global Business Coalition for Education. She is also the recipient of the Ignite Entrepreneurship Innovation Lab award. The next episode in one week
The Quirk Mini-series is a new program where we highlight the unusual abilities we possess. These unusual abilities might stem from a unique physical or mental situation that we live through. We believe that these conditions privy us to some experiences, perspectives, and opportunities that others do not have access to. We want to put these out there. Through 'The Quirk', we are reimagining conditions that are out of our control. In this second episode, we speak with three scholars, Elsie Ogianyo, Kenechi Emmanuel, and Oludayo Oluwatosin, and we talk about the virtue of Resilience and Grit. As usual, this episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. (Writer: 'boring') Uzim Emmanuel Uzim Emmanuel is a first-class graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineer from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). He is passionate about industrial automation and control. He is interested in building hybrid renewable energy systems that support the reduction of greenhouse gases. He is also a prolific writer and he loves to volunteer for youth engagement. Guests Elsie Ogianyo Elsie is a Digital Marketer and Community manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Startup business and media industry. She is skilled in Digital Strategy and marketing and passionate about digital transformation. She focuses on telling stories of brands and connecting them with their audience. Kenechi Emmanuel Emmanuel is an SAP Consultant who has been recognized for his leadership excellence by the SAP Young Professional Program (2019). He is also an IT Solutions Expert with an extensive background in Operations Research and Software Engineering. With Excellent and Proven track records in Strategic Management, Marketing Strategy, and Project Management. Oludayo Oluwatosin Oluwatosin is a professional with a career interest in Management Consulting, Investment Banking, and Business Analysis. He is the founder of Exposure for African Leaders, an experiential learning community for youths in Nigeria. He was the President of the 2019 Venture in Management Program at the Lagos Business School. In all, he loves volunteering and taking the lead, and through these, he has led 10+ high-impact programs that reached over 10,000 people. The next episode in one week
The Quirk Mini-series is a new program where we highlight the unusual abilities we possess. These unusual abilities might stem from a unique physical or mental situation that we live through. We believe that these conditions privy us to some experiences, perspectives, and opportunities that others do not have access to. We want to put these out there. Through 'The Quirk', we are reimagining conditions that are out of our control. In this first episode, we speak with three scholars, James Osita, Joel Aboderin, and Jessica Alliagbor, and we talk about the virtue of Self-leadership and Grit. As usual, this episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. *Writer's note: This episode is about 10 minutes longer than usual, cos everyone was excited, we'll try to rein in the excitement better next time. Thank you Host Ayobami Bamigboye Ayobami is a Cloud Engineer and Concept Designer. At least, when his alter-ego is in check, he is all concerned about finding ways to solve problems using Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is interested in Space Exploration and Education. At NSP he is Darkenstein. (Writer: 'boring') Guests Jessica Alliagbor Rasheedat is a project officer for community-based projects and the founder of Flawless-Signature, a beauty business launched while she was at university and for which she received the Entrepreneur of the Year award. She is an educator who is passionate about developing technology-enabled financial and business literacy programs for children. She enjoys singing, dancing, teaching, and networking Joel Aboderin Joel is a graduate of  Mechanical Engineering and the best graduating student in his class. He is passionate about improving the energy sector and hopes to provide rural electrification in Nigeria by eɱploring wind energy. He enjoys cycling and reading African novels. Osita James Osita is the CEO of Flourish Consult, a renowned writing advisory connecting young people to opportunities leveraging its three service areas; Writing, Editing, and Branding. He is an avid writer and has been published on both national and international platforms including; Kalahari Review, Commercially Aware, Y Naija, Pulse.ng, African Freelancers, African Writers, Mu-Afrika, and Scriggler. He is a lawyer by training. Let's do this again! New episode out in one week.
In this series, we will be exploring abstract futuristic concepts in a bid to merge our understanding of various fields in each conversation. This episode is about "A New World", and we will explore space exploration, the ingenuity of man, sociocultural implications of relocation to a different planet, and the space-craze of the three billionaires (SpaceX, Blue-Origin, and Virgin). We also explore fundamental questions such as: Do we truly perceive all of reality? Are we humans, even special? Host Joel Aboderin Joel is a graduate of  Mechanical Engineering and the best graduating student in his class. He is passionate about improving the energy sector and hopes to provide rural electrification in Nigeria by eɱploring wind energy. He enjoys cycling and reading African novels. Yejide Alli Yejide Alli is a professional Marketing Executive with over three years of experience in Startups Business Development, She currently leads a fast-food startup. At NSP, she works on Socials and Extracurricular activities. Guests Babatunde Adediji Yaqub is a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a recipient of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Scholarship. He is passionate about renewable energy and hopes to work on a project tagged “Electrify Nigeria”, a project aimed at creating microgrid systems in Nigeria. He enjoys research, networking, board games, and traveling. Suad Busari Excellent and top-performing Scientist with a strong background in scientific knowledge, research, capable of applying complex physical concepts and calculations in various environments. Suad is a graduate of Physics and a space scientist, whose work includes the design of a satellite to address food insecurity in Nigeria. Suad is passionate about stimulating interest and participation in science and technology for the girl child and she enjoys reading, documentaries, Taekwondo, and volleyball. Laju Eresanara Laju is a creative problem solver. Her vision is to offer technology-backed education in Africa and create access to indigenous quality education for underserved and unserved children. Laju enjoys reading African literature, painting, and traveling.
In this series, we will be exploring abstract futuristic concepts in a bid to merge our understanding of various fields in each conversation. This episode is about "BioChips", and we will explore the safety of implants, privacy considerations, and associated conspiracies. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Adebowale Oparinu Adebowale is a Business Growth & Operations Excellence specialist with 3 years of experience managing cross-functional teams in fast-paced environments and a background in the logistics/supply chain industry. At his core, he is an avid explorer, with a deep interest in various abstract and humanity concepts. BTW, he's most likely to have the loudest laugh in every room he walks into :) Yejide Alli Yejide Alli is a professional Marketing Executive with over three years of experience in Startups Business Development, She currently leads a fast-food startup. At NSP, she works on Socials and Extracurricular activities. Guests Ebun Alabi Ebun is a Product Engineer, and she is passionate about developing solutions that can help optimize processes, drive efficient decision making and ultimately deliver value that can be evaluated in monetary terms. At NSP, you'll find her easy, only if you don't find the other scholars -that she shares the same face with (from afar), first. Arinze Oyenezi Arinze is an experienced oil and gas professional who has been involved in the design and building of chemical plants across China and the USA. He plans to establish a strong peer and investor network and would like to build an ethanol production facility in Nigeria. He also looks forward to learning how to better serve his customers. Kehinde Adebiyi Kehinde is a first-class graduate of Microbiology and is passionate about contributing to the sustainable future of Africa. He was the first African to be appointed as Program Coordinator for the Millennium Campus Network (MCN). He enjoys reading, music, and movies.
In this series, we will be exploring abstract futuristic concepts in a bid to merge our understanding of various fields in each conversation. This episode about "Time Travel" will be at the intersection of Physics and Philosophy. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Adebowale Oparinu Adebowale is a Business Growth & Operations Excellence specialist with 3 years of experience managing cross-functional teams in fast-paced environments and a background in the logistics/supply chain industry. At his core, he is an avid explorer, with a deep interest in various abstract and humanity concepts. BTW, he's most likely to have the loudest laugh in every room he walks into :) Guests Yemisi Isichei Yemisi is an Accounting graduate, Feminist, and African Fiction Enthusiast. Nonso Ezebuiro Nonso is constantly on the lookout for the most effective strategies to ensure the highest possible returns on marketing investment. He has a pure sciences background but has also built competencies in psychology, data, and technology as they provide a clear marketing direction within established and emerging industries. Ibrahim Nureni Ibrahim is a graduate of English Literature from the Ahmadu Bello University and an experienced researcher, communication, and resource management enthusiast with a demonstrated history of working in the public and private sector. He is passionate about the future of the African continent, most importantly, how to build a better ecosystem for Africans in education and business-related areas. Ibrahim writes extensively and he is known as "The Great Poet of NUTM" Osita James Osita is the CEO of Flourish Consult, a renowned writing advisory connecting young people to opportunities leveraging its three service areas; Writing, Editing, and Branding. He is an avid writer and has been published on both national and international platforms including; Kalahari Review, Commercially Aware, Y Naija, Pulse.ng, African Freelancers, African Writers, Mu-Afrika, and Scriggler. He is a lawyer by training.
Management Series is a new mini-series focused on interviewing the NUTM management team, towards understanding who they are, and how their roles contribute an integral part to the experience here at NUTM. In this first episode of the mini-series, we interview Debo Odunlami (popularly known as Debo), the Manager of Academic Affairs and Career Services here at NUTM. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Israel is an experienced Product Designer and also has Marketing and Product Management experience. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider. Belema Belema is an Investment Associate cum Technology enthusiast with cognate experience in Deal Structuring & Advisory, Business Strategy and Financial Planning for Alternative Investments across complex and capital-intensive global projects, delivering value, research, and innovation. Guest Debo thrives at the intersection of education and technology. He believes in education as a tool for personal, social, and ultimately global transformation. He is actively involved in providing learning opportunities to youths in underserved communities and contexts. Debo is the Manager of Academic Affairs and Career Services here at NUTM. 
Management Series is a new mini-series focused on interviewing the NUTM management team, towards understanding who they are, and how their roles contribute an integral part to the experience here at NUTM. In this first episode of the mini-series, we interview Oghogho Ayanru (popularly known as Ogy), the Director of the NUTM Project Management Office here at NUTM. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Host Israel is an experienced Product Designer and also has Marketing and Product Management experience. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider. Guest Ogy is the Director of the NUTM Project Management Office. She is an experienced Corporate Strategy professional with over 8 years of experience developing and executing growth and transformational strategies. She has a long history working in the Nigerian Financial Services Industry, interfacing with C-level suite executives in the Strategy function.
Career Journey, a new mini-series is focused on exploring along different career paths, and drawing major insights from these career paths. In this third episode of the mini-series, we talk about Career Change, and we speak with two individuals who had undergone a switch in their careers, and their reason why. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Who would you meet in this episode? Hosts Yejide Alli is a professional Marketing Executive with over three years’ experience in Startups Business Development, She currently leads a fast-food startup. At NSP, she works on Socials and Extracurricular activities. Israel Oloruntoba is an experienced Product Designer, and also has Marketing and Product Management experience too. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider. Guests Ikechukwu Awa Ikechukwu is a medical doctor and budding health tech professional, passionate about creating innovative solutions in the healthcare sector. He is qualified in preventive medicine and general clinical practice in the public and private health sector, and he is on a mission to contribute to the development of healthcare in Nigeria by leveraging health technology. Morakinyo Adejare Morakinyo is a seasoned Human-Centered Designer and UI/UX designer. He loves building Digital Products, Business Development & Strategy. He co-founded my-medicines.com, and he is currently working on a connected home and work-place fitness product called Meuve. Yeah, He is also a pharmacist
*This episode is a recording of a live webinar series that happened on Thursday, the 11th of March 2020.  ---  Know Your Faculty Series!     Join us in a conversation between our faculty Femi Longe and NUTM Scholar, Christiana Okere.  Christiana Okere is passionate about three things: Education that equips and inspires one to succeed; Entrepreneurship, the driving force of any economy; and Sustainability, the salt and life of any successful endeavor. Her experiences span the areas of Education, Social Entrepreneurship, and Media. She served as a Program Coordinator on a scholarship program for victims of the insurgency in Northeast Nigeria. She also co-founded a food processing company, Indigi Foods, which was selected for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program in 2020. Christiana enjoys purposeful collaboration, working in teams with people who share a similar passion and vision to create people-centered solutions. In my spare time, she loves performing, traveling, and playing volleyball.  Learn more about the faculty's unique journey and ask us your questions.    Follow updates and attend future live webinars like this by visiting our Twitter page.  #NUTM #KnowYourFaculty
Career Journey, a new mini-series is focused on exploring along different career paths, and drawing major insights from these career paths. In this second episode of the mini-series, we talk about Women-in-Technology, and we speak with two Tech ladies. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end.  Who would you meet in this episode?  Hosts  Yejide Alli is a professional Marketing Executive with over three years’ experience in Startups Business Development, She currently leads a fast-food startup. At NSP, she works on Socials and Extracurricular activities.  Israel Oloruntoba is an experienced Product Designer, and also has Marketing and Product Management experience too. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider.  Guests  Onyinye Oguego  Onyinye is experienced in management consulting, project & product management, international development, and strategic implementation. Currently, she serves on the board of a foundation aimed at eradicating hunger. Temilade Adelakun Temilade is a problem-solver who is passionate about education, technology, and women-in-technology. She is a First Class graduate of mechanical engineering at the University of Ibadan. She has developed an interest in product management and data analytics.
Career Journey, a new mini-series is focused on exploring along different career paths, and drawing major insights from these career paths. In this first episode of the mini-series, we talk about Entrepreneurship, and we speak with two entrepreneurs, leading SourceMyGadgets and TechPlan. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Who would you meet in this episode? Hosts Yejide Alli is a professional Marketing Executive with over three years’ experience in Startups Business Development, She currently leads a fast-food startup. At NSP, she works on Socials and Extracurricular activities. Israel Oloruntoba is an experienced Product Designer, and also has Marketing and Product Management experience too. He loves meeting new people, so please feel free to drop him a message over on LinkedIn. At NSP 2021, he is the Anointed Solution Provider. Guests Ekemena Emelerata Ekemena Emelereta is an entrepreneur with over 3years of experience in the consumer electronics industry. She is the Founder of SourceMyGadgets an online platform focused on providing quality tech information, and other gadget care services with the aim of improving trust and customer experience in the consumer technology industry. She is a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur and is passionate about motivating and empowering young, aspiring entrepreneurs on their journey towards making an impact in the world. Rilwan Akeyewale Rilwan Akeyewale is a business strategist and financial analyst, who seeks to help connect African small businesses and tech startups to local and international funding opportunities. He does this by helping them identify their markets, and by crafting professional business plans, bankable financial models, and investor-ready pitch decks. Go to techplan.africa and rilwanakeye.com for details and booking. Let's do this again! New episode out in one week.
In the 'Why NUTM' Miniseries, we engage two scholars in a fun-chat; we reveal their uncensored 'anonymous profile' written by someone they will never know, talking about cool stuff: their lives before NUTM, and why they took the Scholarship opportunity. The episode also includes a 10-second 'behind-the-scenes' at the end. Who would you meet in this episode? Hosts Oseikhuemen Ibhadode is a Computer Science first degree graduate with a Masters in Information Science. He is a budding UI/UX designer with a passion to develop design solutions that tackle societal problems. At NSP, he's one of the noisemakers on the WhatsApp group but as gentle and quiet as a lamb in person. Guest Scholars Roselyn is a multi-certified project manager and user experience designer, passionate about building aesthetically pleasing user-centric interfaces. She loves to combine her zeal for continuous learning with her design skills to innovate digital products that are usable, efficient, and accessible. Bright is a Business Developer, Software Developer, and Data Analyst with a focus on the logistics industry. He has worked with some of the top companies in the industry and this has positioned him well to launch Broka.ng and Haulr.ng to bring in the desperately needed transparency, communication, and efficiency across the value chain. Let's do this again! New episode out in one week.
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