Olalekan Olude is the Group Chief Operating Officer of Jobberman, a company he co-founded. Today, Jobberman is the biggest job site in Sub-Saharan Africa by revenue, audience and customers.
Jobberman currently delivers services across Consulting, Testing, Advertising and Outsourcing.
He oversees and provides directions for the company’s operational and monetization initiatives. He was responsible for growing the revenues of Jobberman from zero to millions of dollars on an annual basis.
Olalekan is also responsible for the monetization efforts of the group in new markets of Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Angola, and Zimbabwe. He helped to orchestrate the consolidation of the company into a holding company, One Africa Media, the largest digital classifieds company in Africa with a market capitalization of ~US$200m.
Lekan has domain expertise in running and scaling organizations across geographies with focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. He has over 7 years of Operational and Project Management experience.
Before Jobberman, he worked with Goldman Sachs & Co, London as a Network Strategist with focus on Europe, Middle East and Africa
Lekan is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, The Wharton School, and University of Pennsylvania, and has also participated in numerous courses at the Lagos Business School.