Chairman of FinTech Associates
Dr. Segun Aina, an accomplished banking professional, has held various leadership positions at professional, community, regional and international levels with strong record of accomplishments. These include Executive Director-Operations and Technology of Ecobank, CEO of a technology focused bank and lately President/Chairman of Council of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
Together with Ms. Duhaime, Dr. Aina has organized and is hosting this first National FinTech and Artificial Intelligence Conference in Nigeria.
His foresight and vision of the financial technology (fintech) ecosystem led him to the establishment, about a decade ago, Fintech Associates Ltd of which he is Chairman. Fintech Associates has been in the forefront of providing financial technology solutions to organisations in various sectors with the support of its partners worldwide.
Dr. Aina has been involved in incubation of fintechs since the last 15 years and was the visionary behind the founding in 2002 of Fleet Technology Ltd (renamed Vatebra Ltd) a thriving fintech with edtech focus and served as founding Chairman of the Board. He was also pioneer Chairman of Splashers Technology Ltd. member of Venture Garden Group).
Dr. Aina was the representative of the Nigeria financial services industry at the 2014 National Conference of the Nigerian people and coordinated the activities of the Professional Bodies Group at the 5 (five) months conference. For his services and contributions to Nigeria’s development in many sectors, he received in 2009 the Nigeria National Honours of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) and had also been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by two Nigerian Universities.