Management Team

Management Team

Managing Director : Osato Izegbuwa

Osato Izegbuwa is the Founder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Apple Technologies Group. He is a technology strategist, having worked for many years at management level in the information technology division of various financial institutions.

A graduate of Computer Science from the University of Benin, he also has an MBA in International business management and has attended various training in Information technology and business transformation in Nigeria, Malaysia and United Kingdom. As a business executive, he is an expert in the design and delivery of high-performance information technology infrastructures and applications to solve complex business problems.

Osato has vast experience in all areas of information systems management, IT operations management, strategic planning, consulting business process management, systems development and project management from conception through design and implementation; he brings this wealth of knowledge to the team. He also has many years consulting experience in electronic commerce strategy and deployment with core competency in mobile commerce.

Head Business Development : Brian Ntekop

Brian Ntekop is a fully certified Engineer with the COREN (Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria), the official institution saddled with regulating the practice and tenets of engineering in Nigeria. He possesses the Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. Amongst other numerous certifications, he is a certified IT Services Manager under the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) policies and best practices by BCS London – UK. He is also a certified Electronic Payment Architecture Manager by ProtonTM World International, Brussels – Belgium.

With a post-NYSC work experience spanning 22 years within which period he pioneered significant projects of national proportion like the implementation of the metropolitan Wireless Network Infrastructure for SNP’s ValuCard® at its inception, and serving as one of the pioneer team of Finconnekt Ltd – an ASP (Application Service Provider) operator providing a national shared technology platform for the Microfinance Banks in Nigeria which initiative is hailed by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Other notable Organizations where he had plied his trade include the United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA), Computer Warehouse Group, and Heirs technologies Ltd where he served as head for Business Development & Clients Acquisition. He championed the acquisition of clients from diverse sectors including Exxon-Mobil, SPDC, Airtel (then Econet), Cadbury, FBN and many more.

Head Human Capital Development : Mebhor Adeniji ACIPM

Mebhor is a remarkable Human Capital Manager with an unusual legacy for dealing with the rather complex talent management challenges. Her ability to attend to detail, and manage countless employee demands is legendary.

She started her career with a renowned consulting firm in Lagos, from where she moved to a distinguished Oil Servicing firm. With a degree in English and Literary Studies from Delta State University she possesses years of experience in Human Resources, spanning staff audit, policy writing, training and development and Human Resources management and planning.

As a Human Capital Development Manager, she is the program champion of our building-best-people initiative, which seeks to set us apart in the business environment by effectively recruiting, training and retaining talents. In specific terms, her scope of work includes all areas of Human Capital Development and Talent Management: recruitment, retention, conflict resolution, performance management, learning and development, employee relations, policy writing and administration to mention a few.

She has attended various training courses on strategic Human Resources Management, and Project Management.

Head Projects & Administration : Babatunde Sobowale

Babatunde is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos. He has years of quality experience across various industries. He brings to Orange Apple Technologies skilled knowledge of Administration and Project Management Trained in the principles of project execution; he is proficient and ardent in the planning and implementation of administrative processes

Technology : Ikechukwu Eze

Ike is an IT Solutions Architect & Business Analyst with years of experience in Designing, Developing, Deploying and Supporting Enterprise Business Solutions. His core expertise in the past few years has been in the area of helping business organizations achieve optimal business process improvements through change initiative. From earlier legacy business architecture/platforms to contemporary open source, collaborative platforms. He has successfully managed the development and implementation of this platform changeover across several industries and even Public Service Organizations. He is a key resource in e-government strategy and consults for an array of Organizations and NGOs on people impact IT based projects and programs.

He holds a first degree in Computer Science from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, but his professional qualifications and competence spans the areas of Technology Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Assessments, IT Infrastructure and Process Audits, IT Training and Services amongst other areas.