MICROSOFT Nigeria has appointed Mr. Olayinka Oni as the company’s national technology officer. Oni comes with 15 years experience in Information Technology working in consulting and the banking sector.
His most recent experience was CIO/GM IT & Operations at Wema Bank Plc, a role in which he successfully provided strategic direction for banking operations and ensured that the IT function and capabilities was tightly aligned to the corporate goals and objectives of the company.
Oni has also worked with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc as CIO/Vice-President Information Technology and before then was with Accenture (Global Firm of Management Consulting) as an Experienced Manager in the Nigerian practice working across industries like banking, manufacturing and government and Access Bank Nigeria Plc., working across the Operations, Technology Support and Business Development functions.
As National Technology Officer, Oni will be very instrumental in ensuring that Microsoft Nigeria has the right relevance in society and with the Federal Government by helping generate policies and programmes that create a more sustainable ICT environment. The role will also see him assist the government adopt and leverage technology to make them more transparent, efficient and competitive.