Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Iyinoluwa is an Advisor and Mentor of the Young Innovation Leaders (YIL) Fellowship. He is an entrepreneur in the public interest. He is passionate about building the future in Africa by working with fastest growing entrepreneurial communities to leverage technology as an instrument of change. I spent the last few years as the CEO of Flutterwave, a business building payments technology and infrastructure to connect Africa to the global economy. Over those years I led the company to become one of the fastest growing payments technology businesses of all time processing over $2 billion across over 50 million transaction with annual revenues of millions of dollars a year. It also attracted significant investment from experienced players in the global payments arena such as Y Combinator (investors in Stripe), Greycroft (investors in Braintree), Greenvisor Capital (Led by the Former CEO of Visa), Mastercard amongst others. Prior to helping to co-found and lead Flutterwave, Iyinoluwa co-founded Andela – Africa’s largest engineering organization with over 1000 software engineers which has received investment from Mark Zuckerberg and Google Ventures amongst others. Iyinoluwa who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree and a member of Nigeria’s Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council.