The Guy Sam...
Entrepreneur | Early-stage investor | Product Strategist | Startup Speaker & Evangelist
I am a serial entrepreneur, with a huge interest in technology revolution. Result oriented and driven by innovation, I'm wired to grow ideas from zero to multi-million dollar enterprises.
I have amassed a huge experience in technology, finance, and global leadership. Very dogged, always ready to roll up my sleeves to get things done.
I am a serial entrepreneur, an active player notable in the on-going global digital disruption. I am the founder and CEO of Zido Logistics, Africa's #1 e-logistics solution and platform.
Samuel Ajiboyede and graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland in the U.K, Dauphine University where he is having EDBA in France, and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo State, Nigeria. He then completed his executive education from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School. He was notable for representing his university in research in which he came on first and second positions.
He was the Managing Director of Microspace Technologies part with GE 2012, where he redesigned hybrid power system of tecome site BTS, to work with source power input. The company also did maintenance for entire Nigeria market until GE sold that part of the business.
Samuel Ajiboyede started his entrepreneurial journey since 2002 while in the university, started Fleetpartners in 2014, a Leasing and corporate car-sharing and bus sharing company.
In 2017, he started Matatu, now Zido.co Network ltd a transport and logistic networking company, aggregating mini-vehicles, and minibus. He started Workclick Inc. in 2018 a workers hub, luxury co-office, and co-living space. Workclick maintained its presence in San Francisco, Kenya and Nigeria where it acted as an online marketplace that connected professionals skilled in domestic services directly to customers.
As the ride-hailing applications started becoming a thing, Ajiboyede founded Matatu; a transportation network company that hailed mini-vehicle and auto rickshaw rides on the street. The company started working with FleetPartners to provide Corporate car-sharing, bus sharing, vehicle leasing, vehicle service plan, fleet maintenance and management.
Samuel is a Cisco Certified member, Project Management Institute (PMI), member of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) UK and Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). He is an EDS (Enterprise Development Services) Alumnus of Pan African University Nigeria and Digital Bridge Institute (Project Management, Telecommunication and IT). He is also the Managing Director of Microspace Technologies, a mainstream tech company that has been providing IT solutions to various industries in Nigeria across telecom, oil and gas, banking and finance, fleet and logistics over the past ten years.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
He was awarded Global Banking and Finance Review Awards for Best Leasing company in Nigeria 2015 presented in London, the International Finance Magazine’s Award for Best Leasing Company in Nigeria 2015, presented in London, the Capital Finance Awards for Best Auto Solutions Africa 2015 also presented in London and the Nigerian Role Model Awards for Integrity in Business 2017 conferred by the United Nations’ African Child Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria.