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Executive Leadership

Bunmi Akinyemiju - MD/CEO Venture Garden Nigeria

Bunmi is a graduate of Computer Science from the Michigan State University, USA. An execution focused executive with over 16 years entrepreneurial experience in high-tech sales, solutions development and management, Bunmi has developed over 20 proprietary technologies in Aviation, Government, Education, Oil & Gas and Banking sector globally.
Bunmi has built more than five companies till date – each a potential billion dollar company and has substantial experience/relationships in the areas of Software development, Technology Consulting, Revenue Collection Strategies, Software Project Management, Business Startups, Internet Technology & Business Development. Bunmi is the Founder, MD/CEO of Venture Garden Nigeria.

Mr. Kunmi Dumeren - Executive Director

Kunmi holds an M.Sc. in chemical engineering from Cooper Union, New York, US – with over ten years experience driving innovation in large-scale complex projects including global strategy (Merck pharmaceuticals) and business development in emerging markets (Turkish Airlines, Singapore Airlines  and Delta Airlines).
He has successfully connected many US companies to Nigeria to solve some of the challenges in the country. Kunmi’score strengths include problem solving and managing diverse teams in complex global environments to close deals and accelerate growth.

Babatope Makun - Chief Operating & Finance Officer

Babatope (tmak) is an Operations Professional with excellent skills in Planning (Strategic and Operational) and Execution. With over 16 years multifunctional, multisectoral, multinational work experience, he brings a rich and exciting combination of leadership, passion and high execution capacity to the team. A Chartered Accountant with Six Sigma qualifications and an MBA, he was one of the pioneer staff of MTN Nigeria and was one of the project lead for the MTN Irancell project. He also led a successful Business Transformation and Fund Raising Project in a multinational telecoms Value Added Service company (servicing over 20 countries).
He is a member of the governing council of the prestigious Lagos Business School Alumni Association and is also on the school’s faculty. He currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Venture Garden Nigeria.

Demola Idowu - Chief Technology Officer

Demola holds Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Technology, Akure and University of Lagos respectively. With over 15 Years experience leading technology teams, Demola is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) and has extensive experience in software development both in the public and private sectors in Nigeria, and in the United States of America.
Demola was part of the founding team of Splashers Technologies, a development outsourcing company that started in 2000, focused on software outsourcing and development or US companies. He has executed over 40 projects for US customers using his Nigerian software development staff. Demola is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Venture Garden Nigeria.

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