Lateef Salami, Founder and CEO
Lateef has 19 years of experience in the office equipment industry in Nigeria. He studied Electrical Engineering at The Polytechnic, Ibadan. In 2008 Lateef started Bluesky Digitech, a for-purpose business focussed on office equipment repairs. He obtained an MSc in Environmental Management from University of Derby, UK in 2019. Afterwards he joined the International Sustainability Academy (ISA) in Germany as a research fellow. That is where the idea for Ecopath was developed.
Gbenga Hussein, CFO
Gbenga is a chartered accountant and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is an expert in financial management, strategy and change management. Gbenga worked with Sunflag Nigeria Limited, Haggai Mortgage Bank and Slava-Yeditepe Construction Group where he was the Head of Accounts. As a consultant, he has designed business development solutions for First Bank of Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, and Stanbic IBTC Bank, to name a few.
Philip Ishaku, CTO
Philip is an office equipment and automation professional with more than 15 years of experience. Philip's academic background is in Electrical Engineering (Higher National Diploma from Federal Polytechnic, Mubi, Nigeria, 2001). He is experienced in working with duplicators, photocopiers, printers and multi-function printers, and with brands like Xerox, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Kyocera.
Modupe Omolola Taiwo, Sales and Marketing
Modupe is a sales and marketing expert with 10+ years of experience with information and communication technologies in Nigeria. Modupe's academic background is in Banking and Finance (Higher National Diploma from Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke, Nigeria, 2000). She served as the head of marketing and sales at Idea konsult before founding Dominion tycoon in South West of Nigeria. A champion of girls in STEM, Modupe mentors young women in entrepreneurship and innovation.
Sidhartha Mohanty, Sustainability and Growth
Sidhartha is an entrepreneur passionate about sustainability. He is a coach at ClimateLaunchpad, part of Climate-KIC by European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Sidhartha holds an MBA, and he has completed a research fellowship at International Sustainability Academy (ISA) in Hamburg, Germany. He has cross-industry experience in sustainability, change management, digital strategies, financial services, PR and investor relations.
Oluwafemi Arilomo, RSM in Northern Nigeria
Oluwafemi Arilomo is a graduate of political sciences from The University of Abuja. He also holds a Higher National Diploma in marketing from The Polytechnic in Ibadan, and a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies. Oluwafemi is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. He has over 15 years of experience in marketing. He is Ecopath's regional sales manager (RSM) in Northern Nigeria.
Oyedeji Olaoluwa Wole, RSM in South-West
Oyedeji has a background in physics, electronics and computer science. He studied at Ajayi Crowther University. Previously he worked at CFAO, where he built capacity in office equipment maintenance, and Procter & Gamble, where he built capacity in manufacturing and autonomous maintenance.
Tayo Adegoke, RSM in South-South and South-East
Tayo studied electronics at The Polytechnic, Ibadan. Previously he worked at Electro-hall (Sharp), where he built capacity in office equipment sales, maintenance and repair. He is an advocate for made-in-Nigeria goods and for Circular Economy.
Dayo Oladele, RSM in Aba, Abia State
Dayo has a background in Electrical Engineering. He has been consulting Bluesky Digitech team in office equipment repairs and maintenance since 2012. Due to his extensive experience, he is a bit of a celebrity among repair technicians. Many banks, schools and hospitals in Ondo and Osun states are among his current customers. He is Ecopath's RSM in South East and South South states.
We are looking for environmentally minded people to join our team. We especially encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.