Data Science Nigeria’s Bayo Adekanmbi Joins The Advisory Board of i2ifacility

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Friday, April 06, 2018   06.44AM / News 


Bayo Adekanmbi has been appointed into the advisory board of 121. He joins other experts helping the firm navigate and respond to the dynamic external financial inclusion environment.  

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Olubayo (Bayo) Adekanmbi is Chief Transformation Officer at MTN Nigeria. As part of this role, he is exploring new frontiers in advanced data analytics for telcos and related non-telcos. Bayo has been at MTN for 13 years, previously serving as GM Business Intelligence and Chief Marketing/Strategy Officer.  

A committed data scientist, Bayo is also the founder of Data Science Nigeria, which is a network aimed at accelerating Nigeria’s development through the application of machine learning in solving social/business problems. 

Bayo has an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, and is completing a PhD through City University Cass Business School, London, and TIAS Business School. 

About i2i
 
insight2impact (i2i) is a global resource centre that seeks to improve financial inclusion through the smarter use of data. They are structured to develop evidence-based, data-driven policies or client-centric products that are inclusive and impactful. 

i2i facilitate the data market and bridge the data gap to sustainably connect decision-makers with the data they need. This is accomplished  by building on and showcasing the existing knowledge base of financial inclusion data and collaborating with a wide range of partners, including, individuals, companies, organisations, and other entities that are well-positioned to provide high-quality data solutions to financial service providers, policymakers, and other financial inclusion actors. 

Launched in 2015, i2i is jointly hosted by Cenfri and FinMark Trust and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.   

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