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Olajumoke Oduwole

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Olajumoke Oduwole
BornJumoke Eniola Oduwole
(1990-08-01) 1 August 1990 (age 30)
Lagos, Nigeria
🏳️ NationalityNigerian
🎓 Alma materUniversity of Lagos
💼 Occupation
Software product developer, Techpreneur
🏢 OrganizationKJK Africa
🌐 Websitewww.kjk.africa

Olajumoke Oduwole (born 1 August 1990) is a Nigerian software product developer and Techpreneur. She is the Founder and CEO of KJK Africa, a software design and development company based in Lagos, Nigeria. In April 2020, she was one of nine Nigerians listed in "Forbes Africa 30 Under 30".[1]

Education[edit]

Olajumoke[2] is a B.Sc(2011) and an M.Sc(2015) holder in Systems Engineering from the University of Lagos. She also has a degree in Brand management from the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University (PAU)[3] and a management and entrepreneurship certification from the SDA School of Management at Bocconi University, Italy.

At fifteen, she was offered a scholarship by KarROX Technologies India[4], to become a Software Professional where she learned sixteen programming languages.

Career[edit]

Olajumoke[5] started her career as an IT manager/senior web developer at Oak group in July 2009. She was appointed in a similar role at Bethel Group of Companies in July 2012 before leaving to join Taxi-Ad Nigeria as technology process analyst and lead, Web/UX-UI developer, in March 2013.

She joined RegCharles Group as the digital Transformation manager and process analyst and was later appointed the Ag. Group Head of the company. It was while she was at RegCharles that she started her company, KJK Africa[6], in 2014.

KJK Africa[edit]

In June 2014, Olajumoke founded KJK Africa[7], a software design and development company based in Lagos, Nigeria. In December 2018, the company was ranked 16th in Connect Nigeria top 100 SMEs in Nigeria[8].

KJK Africa was a beneficiary of the World Bank and Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nigeria GEM Project[9] and one of the 21 African businesses selected for the SDA Bocconi for Africa Conference, 2018[10].

Mentorship[edit]

VC4Africa[edit]

Olajumoke is listed as a mentor at VC4A for the Make-IT Accelerator programme where she mentors young African startups on personal growth and the most desirable way to build a viable and successful business.[11]

WIMBIZ[edit]

Olajumoke mentors women at the Women in Business, Management and Public Service[12].

CODEFEST NIGERIA[edit]

She mentors aspiring entrepreneurs at CodeFest Nigeria Incubation program on entrepreneurship, business management and development.

Awards, Honours and Recognitions[13][edit]

Forbes Africa 30 Under 30, 2020.[14]

Top 10 Finalist, Rising Tech Entrepreneurs.

Leadership Round Table Summit Nominee.

Top 10 Women in Business/Entrepreneurship, 2017, SheLeadsAfrica Accelerator Programme.[15]

Naira Metric Top 10 Women To Look Out For, 2018.[16]

References[edit]

  1. Mwendera, Karen (2020-04-02). "Forbes Africa #30Under30 List: Leading The Charge". Forbes Africa. Retrieved 2020-07-04.
  2. BellaNaija.com. "Olajumoke Oduwole of KJK Africa is Our #BellaNaijaWCW this Week!". www.bellanaija.com. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  3. "Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) | Welcome to Pan-Atlantic University". Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  4. "KarRox-Technologies-Ltd. Mumbai | KarRox-Technologies-Ltd. Training Institutes". www.siliconindia.com. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  5. RefinedNG (2020-04-22). "Olajumoke Oduwole". Refined NG. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  6. RefinedNG (2020-05-08). "KJK Communication Limited's Success Story with tru-DATA". Refined NG. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  7. "Olajumoke Oduwole CEO KJK.COM.NG Creative Brand Agency". Urban Woman Magazine. 2017-12-04. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  8. "Connect Nigeria celebrates top 100 emerging SMEs". guardian.ng. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  9. "https://projects.worldbank.org/en/projects-operations/project-detail/P103499". World Bank. Retrieved 2020-07-05. External link in |title= (help)
  10. "Com'è fare startup in Africa". Wired (in italiano). 2018-03-01. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  11. "Olajumoke Oduwole". Make-IT in Africa. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  12. "Home". WIMBIZ. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  13. "Nigerians dominate Forbes Africa 30Under30 list". P.M. News. 2020-04-07. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  14. "Nigeria tops Forbes' 30 under 30 list for 2020, DJ Cuppy, Mr Eazi, Patoranking among the list". www.pulse.ng. 2020-04-04. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  15. "20 Nigerian entrepreneurs selected for She Leads Africa 2017 Acce ." VC4A. Retrieved 2020-07-05.
  16. Benson, Emmanuel Abara (2018-03-08). "These women are doing amazing work with their Startups". Nairametrics. Retrieved 2020-07-05.

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