Mayokun Owolabi

VP, Global Expansion & Payment Partnership - Anglophone Africa at Flutterwave

Mayokun Owolabi is a distinguished professional with over 11 years of experience in the digital payments industry. She hold’s a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa and an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Scotland. Mayokun has also honed her expertise through programs from renowned institutions like Lagos Business School, Nigeria and Harvard Business School (HBX).

Mayokun’s impressive credentials include certifications as a Business Data Analyst, Project Management Professional and SAP MM Consultant just to mention a few. Currently serving as the VP, Global Expansion & Payment Partnership - Anglophone Africa at Flutterwave, Mayokun spearheads the enablement of payment channels across Flutterwave's largest market through strategic partnerships. Her impactful contributions extend to her previous role at NIBSS, where she played a pivotal role in industry initiatives that have revolutionized the payments landscape in Nigeria.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Mayokun brings a deep understanding of digital payments, partnerships, and industry transformation.

10:40 - 11:25

Day 1

Operator Session: Overcoming the Challenges of Scaling in Africa

Mastering the role of an exceptional operator and honing skills for impactful contributions.

Startup + VC Festival | Startup stage

11:30 - 12:10

Day 2

Panel: Achieving Scale: Building financial solutions across African markets

FOC/FI | Main Stage

This session will discuss lessons learnt from scaling across the continent and what stakeholders can do to remove the barriers that exist.