Speaker at the Event

africa fintech festival

Wale Shonekan

Special Adviser-Info, Comm & Tech, Exec Chairman FIRS, Nigeria


He is an organisational strategist, and a respected Senior Technology Executive with distinguished years of experience leading operations for turnaround and high growth organizations. He is the current Special Adviser-ICT to the Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service.

This has been demonstrated by positions he has held in the past. As the Country Manager Africa, Symantec/Veritas, Wale improved their overall market share in the region. In the same capacity, he has also served as a Senior Account Executive West & Central Africa at Oracle, MTN and Africa Legend Indigo respectively.

He has successfully led technology operations in multiple sectors. He served as the Head, Business Applications/Service Support in Notore Chemical Industries Inc – Port Harcourt and Lagos. In Georgia, USA as the Service Level Agreement /Project Director for Graphic Packaging International Company. Delivered successful projects spanning multi-variate sectors in USA and UK for Accenture, USA.