The Managing Director of Creditswitch, Tayo Adigun has been named one of the Top 25 Tech Personalities in Nigeria by a tech-inspired magazine, TechBerg. Dubbed “Nigerian Top 25 Tech Personalities”, the list is an annual rating of tech professionals in Nigeria who have distinguished themselves and contributed to the Nigerian technology industry. The list was unveiled in Lagos during the 6th Tech Innovation Awards organized by TechBerg Magazine, a publication of InstinctWave. Described as “an innovative thinker” Tayo Adigun was applauded for his quality innovative problem-solving skills and managerial style that have positioned Creditswitch as a major technology company in Nigeria.
Under him, Creditswitch has grown to become one of the best providers of value-added services aggregators in the telecom and IT industry in Nigeria. The firm is regarded as a preferred VAS provider for various businesses within the country and beyond. A versatile entrepreneur and business leader, Tayo Adigun previously worked in one of the leading financial services groups in Nigeria, supervising the technology unit of over 8 branches in the South Western region of the banking group.
With two decades of IT experience, he has built a broad range of expertise that cuts across key sectors of the economy. His expertise as both a highly effective business leader and technology strategist has enabled him to drive Creditswitch Limited to embark on innovative ventures, surpass expectations and achieve operational success for customers, stakeholders and subscribers alike. Before establishing CreditSwitch, Tayo Adigun set up Adventure Mobile Limited in 2004, a platform that specialized in revolutionary mobile and web application, as well as deploying world class solutions for businesses operating within the Information Technology, Banking, Energy, Construction, and the Real Estate and public sectors.
He went on to lead a team of other young entrepreneurs on the platform and successfully pioneered the airtime vending on credit basis system which is still a feature of mobile communications value offerings to telephone subscribers today. TechBerg publisher, Akin Naphtali described Tayo Adigun as a brilliant technology-inclined innovative thinker who has helped in advancing Nigeria’s technology industry and has raised the benchmark of excellence that leads to the economic development of Nigeria.
He said, “Tayo Adigun has proven to be a great technology leader by managing highly effective teams and has also sustained a history of year-on-year personal success. He’s a great thinker and problem solver”. The full list of the top 25 has been published on the publication’s official website via, techbergmag.net.