Michael is a result-oriented professional with experience in youth marketing, retail banking, marketing strategy, brand management, media planning, business development and non-profit management. He is currently the Head, Strategy and Growth at Data Science Nigeria and has previously occupied leading roles in top organizations like Etisalat Nigeria and First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB)
He holds a Certificate in Professional Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, London, United Kingdom, an Executive Masters in Project Management from CUPE International, Bournemouth, United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. He has also attended trainings on Marketing Strategies in Telecoms; Meeting Branding and Customer Expectations in Telecoms and Developing and Monetizing Contents and Entertainment Services from the famous Telecoms Academy, London, United Kingdom.
In November 2012, he was one of the top 50 youths selected across Nigeria to participate in an intensive mini-MBA programme themed Venture in Enterprise Management Programme (ViEMP) at The Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria.
Asides from his 9-5 job, he writes, speaks at conferences and youth programmes on Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Personal Branding and Leadership.