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14 - 15 September 2021
Virtual Event

Segun Okuneye
Divisional CEO at ipNX Business

Profile

Segun Okuneye is the Divisional CEO of ipNX Business, the Enterprise Business Division of ipNX Nigeria Limited. He has over 19 years of combined experience across Systems Integrator and Telecommunications ICT sub-sectors. He is an MBA graduate of Lagos Business School (Pan-Atlantic University) and M.Sc. graduate of Information Technology, University of Lagos. He obtained his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Computer Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University.

ipNX is a leading ICT company and a pioneer of owned commercial scale Fibre-To-The-Home FTTH infrastructure in Nigeria. ipNX currently provides a number of connectivity solutions to enable, drive and support digital transformation across various industries and market segments in Nigeria using industry-leading technologies including GPON as well as licensed Fixed Wireless Access.

Segun is currently responsible for Divisional Leadership, Business Development, Innovation, Sales/Revenue Growth and Cost Management, Strategy Formulation and Execution, Service Delivery Operations, Growth in Market Share, Product Development and Adoption, and Establishment and Retention of Strategic Business Partnerships. He is a certified PRINCE2 Project Management Practitioner and IT Service Management expert.

He has been involved in both national and international industry events, including Capacity Africa, Broadband World Forum, and USTDA Access Africa as a panelist and presenter to discuss and present papers on technology trends and their socio-economic impact, including the recent Virtual meeting on the Nigeria National Broadband Plan 2020 – 2025 organized by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and the forum for the maiden edition of Policy Implementation Assisted Forum (PIAFo), organized by Business Metrics Nigeria, where he made the call for interventionist policies to be used to support the realization of the Nigeria National Broadband Plan 2020 – 2025 in a paper titled “Protecting Indigenous Telecom Companies to Grow through Interventionist Policies by Government,” which he presented on 12th August, 2021.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Critical connectivity - Universal broadband is Nigeria’s top priority

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