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Title: Founder & CEO
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Fields of operation: Finance, Digital, Technology
Tayo has over sixteen years of experience in a variety of technical and business roles in High-tech, Private Equity, and Financial Services. He is the founder and CEO of [Paga](http://www.mypaga.com), Nigeria’s leading mobile payment service. His work at Paga has been recognized globally; in 2014 CNBC selected Tayo as the Entrepreneur of the Year West Africa. Prior to [Paga](https://www.mypaga.com), Tayo was Vice-President at Travant Capital Partners, a Private Equity Fund in West Africa. Prior to joining Travant, Tayo was a Manager, Corporate Development, at Cisco Systems in San Jose California. Tayo is investor and adviser in [Yswara](http://www.yswara.com), an indigenous African luxury brand; [ReelFruit](http://www.reelfruit.com), a Nigerian fruit processing agribusiness; and [ChopUp](http://www.chopup.me), a Nigerian mobile gaming start-up. Tayo earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from the University of Southern California and also has a Masters in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.