Seni_SulymanSeni Sulyman



Occupational Information

Occupation: Engineering

Occupational Position: Vice President of Global Operations at Andela

Professional History

Seni Sulyman’s purpose is to develop exemplary African businesses and leaders and create commercial bridges between Africa and the world. He is the Vice President of Global Operations at Andela, a venture-backed company that builds high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software engineers. Seni is responsible for Andela’s delivery operations across all African markets. Previously, he has held other roles at Andela where he was Director of Operations, and later, Country Director of Nigeria.

Before Andela, he built and operated a new business jet airline in Nigeria for the Bristow Group. His earlier career spans roles at Bain & Company, HP, and CardinalStone Partners.

Seni serves on the Board of Directors of the Nigeria-based FATE Foundation and is also a member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance.


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University
MBA from Harvard Business School


2020 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow