Valentine Obi is the founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of e-Tranzact International Limited. He has an extensive experience in Information Technology industry and has served in various capacities both locally and internationally.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a Masters degree in Computer Information system and an MBA from the prestigious Instituto de Empressa, Spain. He is also an Alumnus of the Harvard Business School. He received the Computerworld Honours Gold Medal of Achievement in San Francisco, California, April 6, 2003, for creating eTranzact.
Mr Obi developed and designed the award winning (2003 Computerworld Honors award) e-business platform of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He has worked as a Project Director of various World Bank assisted IT projects in West Africa which include Oyo State Valuation Office project where he was directly involved in the design and implementation of a property valuation and management information system for the State, the Controller and Accountant General’s department of the Government of Ghana project and Budgets Office of Ministry of Finance (Ghana) project. He is a member of the Board of Regents of Covenant University. In the year 2005, the Central Bank of Nigeria appointed him as a member of National Payment Technical Committee.