Ayo Obasanya

Former Head of Global Infrastructure | WorldRemit

Ayo is a Technology enthusiast and seasoned leader with more than 15 years of industry experience across Telecommunications, Internet, Financial Technology and Payment sectors.

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In his most recent engagement, he headed up the Global Infrastructure team at Funding Circle from October 2015 to June 2019. Funding Circle is the world’s leading marketplace exclusively focused on small businesses, providing lending of more than £4.3 billion from a wide range of investors to 45,000 plus business globally. His team at Funding Circle has received accolades and is well recognised for delivery of cutting-edge platforms and solutions.

Now Head of Global Infrastructure at WorldRemit, he runs a team that provides IT solutions and supports the platform to allow customers to send money to friends and loved ones across 150 countries across the world. He is passionate about how technology drives innovation and speaks publicly on various platforms across the World. He was privileged to speak at the Evolution of Zero Trust security at Oktane 2018 in Las Vegas where he was on the same line-up with special guest speaker former President Barack Obama.

Ayo believes in being part of as many people’s success stories and dedicates himself to supporting BAME, diversity and career initiatives. He has been on multiple leadership panels and run a series of masterclasses with Career Masterclass to help transform the lives of people and provide a path to navigating the career ladder. He’s married and a proud dad to a 6 year old son. In his spare time he runs a mentorship program, loves to travel and fly across the world in flight simulators.

"Take ownership of your career and have a goal in mind."

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Ayo Obasanya
Former Head of Global Infrastructure | WorldRemit


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