90 Minutes Speaker Series is a monthly forum where leading business people and entrepreneurs are interviewed as they share their business and life experiences with young professionals. It provides a unique and invaluable insight into the lives of people who have succeeded in their chosen field and serves as a motivation for others to pursue their ambitions.
This episode of the Speaker Series will be spent with the Co-founders of Jobberman.com. It will definitely be a fulfilling experience.
Jobberman.com is Nigeria’s No. 1 Jobs website that helps employers fill vacancies quickly and cost-effectively by giving them access to the most relevant pool of qualified job-seekers. Jobberman.com was started in August 2009 by three young entrepreneurs from the garage of one of the founders’ dad while at Obafemi Awolowo University. As the leading online recruitment website in West Africa, Jobberman.com provides access to more than 500,000 job seekers and matches them with the over 3,500 companies that use Jobberman.com.
Come interact with the Jobberman.com co-founders as they share their business and life experiences.
Here is a profile of the 3 founders:
Dr. Ayodeji Adewunmi – President and CEO.
Ayodeji is a recipient of the Inaugural Malaria Awards 2006 for his pioneering work on malaria and was named a TEDGlobal 2007 Fellow. In 2009, Ayodeji was invited to join the New Leaders Program class of 2009 of Tallberg Foundation and named a Crans Montana New Leaders Fellow in 2010. He has addressed audiences from the University of Ghana to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
In May 2012, he moderated the High Level Panel on Innovation and Industrial Skill Development of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment of Nigeria and has been invited to speak at The Economist Group’s Nigeria Summit in March 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine & Surgery from the Obafemi Awolowo University.
Olalekan Olude – SVP, Sales.
Olalekan is well versed in Online Recruiting Standards and has practised as a Technology Analyst in the United Kingdom with Goldman Sachs & Co. Olalekan’s specialisation is in client activation, retention and management of a diverse range of companies in public, private and non-profit sectors.
As the lead contact, Olalekan has responsibility for quality assurance of online recruiting assignments within the company. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University after a previous diploma in Electrical Engineering.
Opeyemi Awoyemi – SVP, Product Development.
Having been a technology entrepreneur since age 16, Opeyemi had previously founded ennovateNIGERIA; a leading interactive media, design and marketing company as well as WHoGoHost, a leading web hosting company in Nigeria. WhoGoHost is also one of the 29 Registrars of the. com.ng approved by Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA).
Opeyemi is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MS Project), a Google Analytics professional and has taken special executive MBA courses at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University.
Date: Saturday 6th October
This event is FREE to attend.
Venue: Bogobiri House. 9 Maitama Sule Street, off Raymond Njoku Street, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi