Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Ayo Stuffman has been the driving force behind the current leading position of VAS2Nets Technologies Ltd in the Value Added Service and Financial Services in Nigeria. He has over 18 years experience and in-depth knowledge of convergent communications technology. He is the architect of VAS2Nets' MVAS and Mobile Financial Services Platforms. He has managed several VAS projects and implementations for Telcos within and outside Nigeria and government parastatals in Nigeria. Ayo Stuffman holds a BSc Computer Science from University of Lagos, and is alumnus of the prestigious Oxford Executive Education, Blockchain Strategy Programme, Oxford FiinTech Programme at Said Business School, University of Oxford and Leadership Programme at Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), Boston. He’s a Distinguished Fellowship of Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria [PEFON] and also a Member of Institute of Directors [MIoD], Nigeria. As an active player in mobile value added service in Nigeria he’s member of Nigeria Communication Commission & Central Bank of Nigeria Committee on E-Fraud and also served under NCC Technical Committee.
He's one of the founders of Entrepreneurs' Organisation (EO) of Nigeria which has given birth to EO Lagos and EO Abuja. Ayo was the President, EO Lagos 2017/18 and also serves as EO ambassador in Africa region under the umbrella of Entrepreneurs' Organisation Global.
Executive Director, Business Development & Marketing
Teniola, as Chief Marketing Officer, oversees overall marketing and strategic planning programs, and corporate communications. Facilitate client development through marketing and client services programs. She works closely with domestic and International content partners and international teams to devise strategies to maximize monetization of VAS2Nets' services and content. She is also responsible for creating competencies within the company for creating in-house User-Generated content. Prior to joining VAS2Nets, Teniola has worked with some leading media companies like Channels Television, TV Continental, Eko FM, Superscreen TV and Daar Communications Plc.
Adelaja B. Ademola
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Adelaja B. Ademola joined VAS2Nets Technologies Limited in July 2020 as Chief Financial Officer with over 25 years’ experience in administration, financial reporting, auditing, tax and cost management, treasury and investor relations. He is presently a partner in the firm of PENBROOK Services (Chartered Accountants) and practice in Nigeria and Alberta, Canada. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO), the nation’s foremost aviation handling company before joining VAS2Nets.
Adelaja started his career with KPMG Audit Lagos (Merged with Akintola Williams Deloitte & Co) in 1991 where as an external auditor he was exposed to various organizations, governmental, public and private, along with their peculiar management style, internal organization and accounting reports and records, he was seconded to KPMG Audit firm in Paris, France, for a three months training/staff exchange program in 1995. Afterwards he joined Premium Securities Ltd (Now under FBN Capital Ltd. - FBN Quest) as Head, Finance & Admin. Later moved to Gulf Bank of Nigeria Plc (Now merged with UBA Plc) as Senior Manager, Operations. His international career was at Ensminger Beck & Thompson (Chartered Accountants) in Alberta, Canada, which enhance his exposure to international practice in accounting and management.
Adelaja is a graduate of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and an alumni of The Senior Management Programme (SMP 23) of Pan African University (formerly Lagos Business School), Adelaja is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Soji has over 12 years experience of working within the United Kingdom Judiciary in several capacities as well as working as the Head of Finance and Administration for a UK Charity organisation. Professionally trained in Organisational Management and Administration, Soji has been responsible for Finance and Asset Management as well as Organisational Operations spanning through out his career. He provides a full range of financial management services in order to maintain and manage organisational activities;preparation of the company account, managing contract performance,advising the Chief Executive Officer and the Management Board on all financial matters,including budgeting and financial projections. He is also tasked with ensuring prudent management of the Organisation's finances, compliance with all legal, accounting and fiscal requirements, ensuring compliance with the Organisation's Rules for Financial Control and maintaining all financial records required by the auditors and by the procedures for implementation of its activities.
Independent Financial Consultant
A highly skilled qualitative and quantitative Finance and Accounts Professional, his focus also is to enhance revenue in-flow, and bring in effective corporate governance. Prior to joining VAS2Nets, Temple has held investment-banking positions at some of the world's largest firms in Europe/USA, including Bank of Ireland, PFPC Bank, Western Union Bank, Hewlett-Packard International Bank and Citibank. Temple has distinguished academic background as a charted Accountant (CPA)/Financial Analyst(CFA) and holds a Master Degree(MBA) in Finance from National College of Ireland.
Group Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Bello Ismail is the Group Chief Technical Officer of VAS2Nets Technologies Limited, prior to this appointment, he was Head, Software Developer. He is a passionate and astute leader, who has garnered expertise in database design and Implementation, System Analysis and Design, Software Engineering and Programming. He has worked with KITS Technologies as Web Developer/Master before moving to Syssoft Consultant where he served as senior application programmer and Al Indigo as system analyst. Ismail attended the University of Ibadan where he obtained Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and several other certification having attended executive programs and security information and coding.
Chief Information Security Officer
Olubunmi is responsible for establishing and maintaining VAS2Nets enterprise vision, strategy, and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected, he is also tasked with the responsibility of protecting the business from security threats, cyber-hacking and operational compliance to all ISO and other standards/regulations. He has wealth of experience and is a Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Chief Information Security Officer, Oracle Database Expert, Linux & Cisco Administrator and Telecommunication VAS specialist with thorough understanding of Telecommunication services (Voice, SMS and session based USSD) and has been with VAS2Nets for a couple of years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Head, Financial and Payments Services
Bright Enehizena joined VAS2Nets Technologies limited in October, 2019 as the Head, Financial and Payments Services with responsibilities to manage Payments and Innovations of the FinTech arm of the organization. He joined the company from the Nigeria Inter Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) where he worked for 12 years and held several positions including Branch Head, Port Harcourt where he pioneered the Electronic Cheque Presentment with Image Exchange (ECPIX) project which was the fore runner to the Cheque Truncation for the Nigeria financial system before he was transferred to the head office in 2014 for other assignments. Bright holds a combine Ist degree honours in Computer Science with Mathematics (BTech) of the Federal University of Technology Minna, Masters in Information Technology (MTech) of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He is a Certified Oracle database Professional (OCP) and very proficient in Database performance tuning and computer hardware system. Bright is a Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM) and an Alumni of the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS).
Mr Grateful Agbechoma
Business Operations Manager
Grateful Agbechoma is VAS2Nets’ Business Operations Manager. He joined VAS2Nets in 2018 from one of Nigeria’s leading banks, where he was Product Manager in the Cards and Electronic Banking Group with focus on Mobile Banking. Since joining VAS2Nets, he has overseen the successful implementation of new processes across the Organization while building better ways of managing customers and services.
As Business Operations Manager, Grateful leads an unconventional and innovative team focused on creating leading products and services in mobile and financial technology in Africa and other continents.
A natural leader and trainer, Grateful reinvents people to be their best. A Strong Product Management professional with 12+ years of building multi-dimensional experiences and a demonstrated history of leading teams to audacious goals.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, with professional courses in Leadership, Strategy, Finance, Crises Management, Project Management, IT, Customer Service e.t.c.
Grateful has won awards for top performance both at previous work points and other institutions.
Head, Key Accounts
Morenikeji is the Head, Key Account Management of all Telecomms Operators; with 10 years of experience, she is a relationship specialist that provides world-class services to more than 1,000 clients. She puts a wide range of professional skills to use, most notably her excellence in Oral/Verbal Communication, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Client Interaction. Morenikeji is a graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic and University of Lagos where she studied Mass communication and Public Relations respectively.
Senior Media & Content Manager
Samuel pioneers the media and creative content team, with over 6 years experience in the media and entertainment industry and expert knowledge in Motion graphics, pictures and audiovisual content development. Samuel is responsible for the presentation of VAS2Nets multimedia presence and content delivery. He holds a degree in Motion graphic & communication, a member of IIBA and a HND from the Institute Of Management And Technologies Enugu. With a clear vision of the Company’s Goals he has contributed greatly to VAS2Nets excellent media service.