Adédèjì Olówè

Adedeji Olowe

Adédèjì is passionate about innovations and the limitless possibilities in payment. With a keen, analytical and positive mind, he is a seasoned professional that thrives on his enthusiasm for excellence, creativity, exemplary leadership and intellectual rigour.

Over the years, Adédèjì has worked with experts across the banking and financial technology industries in and outside Nigeria to build the next generation of digital payment platforms and solutions that would immensely transform lives. He has also led numerous initiatives that have revamped products, processes and technology for top-notch customer experience and financial performance. His efforts have also contributed to boosting the revenues from transaction, retail and electronic banking of various industry leaders.

While as the Divisional Head of Electronic Banking at Fidelity Bank Plc Nigeria, he was responsible for the turnaround of the bank’s digital business through implementation of innovative and profitable products. He had hitherto been responsible for United Bank for Africa Group’s card business across 19 countries.

Adédèjì has also had stints with Atlas Mara in the United Arab Emirates, First City Monument Bank, Access Bank and Standard Trust Bank. He was also an Advisory Board Member at Verve International (a member of Interswitch Group).

Although he bagged his first degree in Engineering from the Federal University of Technology Akure and a Master’s Degree in Engineering with Business Management from King’s College London, Adédèjì is more passionate about payment revolutions than electrical systems. Adédèjì is a certified Project Management Professional and a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society.

When not working, Adédèjì can be found writing about various topics at, a blog he has maintained since 2001.