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Olubayo Adekanmbi

He is a data scientist and also the founder of Data Science Nigeria, which is a network designed to fast-track Nigeria’s development through the application of machine learning in solving social/business problems. In his capacity as the Chief Transformation Officer of MTN, he is exploring new frontiers in advanced data analytics for telcos and related non-telcos, having worked in MTN for 13 years, previously serving as GM Business Intelligence and Chief Marketing/Strategy Officer.

Bayo graduated with Distinction from the University of Reading postgraduate school, United Kingdom, and has also completed both full-time and executive education in many other leading institutions, including Columbia Business School, New York; The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago; INSEAD Business School, France; Telecoms Training Institute, London; ETH Zurich, Switzerland; and Gatton College of Business at the University of Kentucky, Kentucky.

He has an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, and a PhD through City University Cass Business School, London, and TIAS Business School. Bayo is an award-winning business executive that has combined 18 years of cognate industry experience in Strategy, Marketing and Analytics from two largest economies in Africa (Nigeria &South Africa) and a track record to show for a superior performance in conceptualizing and implementing business/commercial/analytical strategy with commendable managerial ability.

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