CEO of SystemSpecs
John Obaro founded SystemSpecs, which developed its own proprietary payroll and human resource management solution, HumanManager, which is the preferred choice for many public and private sector organisations in Nigeria and West Africa.
SystemSpecs has been recognized for leadership in the Nigerian e-payment space with its Remita solution. The Central Bank of Nigeria adopted Remita as a payment gateway for the facilitation of the Federal Government’s Treasury Single Account project.
Mr. Obaro is an alumnus of both Ahmadu Bello University, University of Lagos, and the Chief Executive Program of Lagos Business School. He has served at various times on the Boards of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Information and Communication Technology, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, Governing Council of the National ICT Incubation Program.
He is a fellow of the Center for African Policy Development and Research, Glasgow, Scotland; a Fellow of Nigeria Computer Society; an ex-member of the Governing Council of Computers Professionals of Nigeria – the highest industry practice regulatory body; and immediate past 1st Vice President of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria. John Obaro was recently recognised with the honour of Leadership in Technology at the 2016 African Achievement Awards in Scotland and also recognised as the ICT Software Personality of the Year 2016 at the Beacon of ICT Award, in addition to other numerous indigenous and international awards he has received over the years.