Her almost 16 years of experience spans across several industries, multinationals and government entities, including the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
She holds an advanced degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland, with years of experience in Information Technology and Payments.
Adebunmi Wellington began her career as a Quality Assurance Analyst at AOL (America Online) in its thriving years and climbed the ranks building teams and products along the way. She also worked across several industries and multinational organizations including some United States Government Agencies to include stints at the United States Government entities such as the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Despite being Stateside, she remained interested in the blossoming technology sector in Nigeria and lent her voice, ideas, time and skills to its advancement. Soon, love and the desire to instigate change and turn visions into realities saw her relocating to the country to pursue what she had always wanted for herself and her career.
Since returning to Nigeria, Adebunmi has been entrenched in the payment space. First, leading product development for the alpha mobile money & wallet operations, then eventually took the reins at the first indigenous payment technology firm in Nigeria where she led multiple product teams, birthing impactful products, some of which currently have large user bases and generate close to half a billion USD in revenue annually.
Adebunmi Wellington currently serves as the Chief Visionary Officer at Credo, sits on several boards including Hadada Financial, and teaches her mentees weekly on products, careers, entrepreneurship, and technology at Product Dojo a leading Product Management Consulting Firm, and Coaching & Mentorship Centre she founded two years ago. A repeat founder, she is also the founder and co-founder of early stage startups Aisles, a cuisine
agnostic online grocery delivery service, and Vibe, an online radio, respectively.
Adebunmi possesses an exceptional capacity to enter new environments and immediately produce clear-cut results. She always seems to create meaningful, scalable and innovative experiences for both consumer and enterprise businesses.
Adebunmi is a self-proclaimed geek who enjoys everything gadget. She holds an advanced degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland, coupled with over 20 years of experience in Information Technology. Her experience spans across a variety of industries and multi-national organisations, and United States Government entities such as the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Centre for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
As an IT professional, Adebunmi Wellington is proficient in computer specialised programs and information systems, and has managed projects ranging from $200,000 to $50 million. Adebunmi is highly successful in developing and implementing creative technology strategies, utilising her skills and experience in seeking out innovative solutions for her clients. More importantly, she possesses an exceptional capacity to enter new environments and immediately produce clear-cut results with well-developed technical and communications skills, attributed to her experience in varying environments and leading large-scale projects.
As the Chief Visionary Officer/Intra-Founder of Credo, Adebunmi creates, defines and steers the vision and strategy for Africa’s first social payment platform across all functional areas including products, marketing and technology, under a strong and critical culture of customer excellence.
When Adebunmi was Group Head, Product Development & Management at eTranzact International Plc, she led the business’s product development/management and strategic direction and processes, serving as the nexus between business, and technology.
Also, she was tasked as the key collaborator, innovation designer, solution generator, and strategic builder across the organisation’s core digital payment functions, auxiliary functions and its agenda to compete in complimentary verticals.
Furthermore, while at eTranzact, she managed all research, development and product design initiatives, defined standards, policies, and procedures. She also developed and oversaw the execution of a sustainable product innovation strategy and roadmap, while developing and executing data driven product vision for the organisation’s full product suite through collaboration.
In her entrepreneurial ventures and synergies, Adebunmi has been fortunate to run and also support three start-up establishments, where she has been responsible for successfully establishing the essential and complimentary business offices and departments, coordinating business units, implementing HR initiatives and supporting and devising solid revenue streams that positively impact profitability.