Victor Gbenga Afolabi is a passionate and visionary leader who has in the last 20 years not only displayed and demonstrated an exceptional knack for turning businesses around, but has also sustainably birthed several business ventures. A consummate venture capitalist, Victor has the innate ability to create energised and consumer-centric culture of continuous improvement, innovation and creative but tailored strategies to ultimately position companies to hit the competitive landscape running.
Victor Gbenga Afolabi is the Chief Executive Officer of Hazon Holdings, a diversified business Holding Company and the founder of Eko Innovation Center, an enterprise development Centre for startup and MSMEs, who deploy technology and innovation in the area of Agriculture, Health Care, Market access, Renewable energy and Fintech.
V’GA holds a bachelor of Pharmacy degree from ABU, Zaria, Master’s degree in Managerial Psychology from the University of Ibadan, an MBA from Alliance Business School, Manchester University, UK, and an alumina of the Lagos Business School. He is an Acumen Partner and also a member of several Professional bodies and recipient of many awards.
Doja Ekeruche is a strategic revenue-driving marketing and business expert with proven track record of enhancing consumer experience, operational efficiency, and ultimately profitability of businesses across multiple countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.
She has spent the last 2 decades devising and delivering complex business strategies for large global brands, leading her teams to translate these into engaging integrated marketing programmes and the flawless execution to deliver strong results.
Her expertise include product innovation within the FMCG industry, renovation of existing ones to enhance value propositions while generating accelerated demand. With an MBA from the University of Manchester, Doja has worked in Ghana, Philippines, Switzerland, South Africa and of course her home country Nigeria.
Wale Ajiboye is a currently the Associate Director, West Africa Fellows Program at Acumen. He has a degree from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, an MBA in Strategy & Innovation from Hult International Business School, and Masters Certificate on Innovation Strategy from Centre for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership, Boston.