Olayinka Oni
Executive Director

Prior to his appointment, Yinka was the Chief Digital Officer at Sterling Bank, where he led the execution of the Bank’s digital strategy. He has been pivotal in the digital revolution of Sterling, overseeing the development of talent and infrastructure that has birthed the market-defining innovations in digital banking.

With a remarkable professional journey traversing the information technology sector, his significant contributions include leadership of the IT functions of major players in the Nigerian financial services space and Accenture, one of the world’s largest and most reputable consulting firms. His expertise spans Solutions Engineering, Program Management, Enterprise Architecture, and IT Governance.

As the former Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Nigeria, he spearheaded significant societal relevance initiatives and engaged with the Federal Government to cultivate sustainable ICT policies. He also held pivotal roles as the CIO/GM of IT & Operations at Wema Bank. He is a co-convener of the CIO Nexus and the current chairman of the CIO Forum of Banks in Nigeria.

An alumnus of the University of Ilorin, Yinka has undertaken senior management/executive education programs in Business Strategy, Financial Acumen, Digital Transformation, and General Management at leading international educational institutions, including Harvard, Said Business School of the University of Oxford, INSEAD, MIT, and a Cycle 24 participant of the globally acclaimed International Master’s Program for Managers.