Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola
Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola is the Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company. A serial entrepreneur with two exits under his belt, GB has over 18 years of experience in building scalable financial technology solutions.
GB has been instrumental in leading the development of Fintech solutions for several organizations and financial institutions such as PayPal, Standard Bank and Google, among others. His last Fintech venture focused on easy Alternative Payment Methods and was acquired by a top bank in Nigeria.
GB’s software engineering background and expertise in enterprise architecture and payments got him the rare opportunity to work with institutions such as the Royal Bank of Scotland as a Business Entrepreneur and Africa Fintech Foundry as a Senior Entrepreneur in Residence.
GB's well-rounded background includes the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Wharton School of Management and the University of Westminster. He has been named African Leadership Magazine's Young Business Leader of The Year (2020). GB has been recognized for his achievements in leadership and innovation by Fortune Magazine's prestigious 40 under 40 lists and Time Magazine’s 2021 Next 100 list, respectively.
In October 2022, GB was conferred with the National Honor; Officer of the Order of the Niger by President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. GB is a recent graduate of the illustrious Advanced Management Program of the Columbia Business School.