Fellowship Year: 2015
Nationality: Nigeria
Job Title: President & CEO
Organisation: Jobberman


Job Title: President & CEO

Organisation: Jobberman

Professional History: Ayodeji is the President and CEO of Jobberman, a company he co-founded in 2009 while in university, which operates the leading employment websites in Sub-Saharan Africa. Jobberman is currently the largest employment website in Sub-Saharan Africa in terms of revenue, audience, and customers. In the space of 5 years, Jobberman has become one of the most recognized Internet brands in Nigeria and grown the revenue from zero to millions in USD on an annual basis. Ayodeji is responsible for strategic orientation and regional expansion. He has addressed audiences from the University of Ghana to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prior to his involvement with the internet, Ayodeji was the chief partnerships officer of the International Young Professionals Foundation based in Brisbane, Australia. He is a member of the Governance Consultative Group of the World Bank in Nigeria. Ayodeji holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine & surgery from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-West Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Academic and professional credentials: Bachelors Degree in Medicine & Surgery from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria



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