Bode Pedro is an Entrepreneur and Investor with 14 years’ business experience in Technology, Manufacturing and Digital Media. In 2008, he pioneered local computer design and manufacturing in Nigeria as Founder and CEO of Veda Technology.
As the 1st President of the Certified Computer Manufacturers Association, he has promoted local hardware content in Nigeria including electronics manufacturing, computer design and assembly. As Director at BellaNaija, Bode has been instrumental in establishing BellaNaija as Africa’s leading online media platform. He has advised and invested in other leading technology startups.
Bode studied Computer Engineering at University of Maryland, USA and attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. In 2009, Bode was honoured with the IT & Telecoms Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Nigerian Telecoms Awards. He also won the Business Owner of the Year at the 2011 Future Awards. He is an associate of the Nigeria Leadership Initiative and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.