I was born/grew up in: I was born in Nigeria.
I now live in: I live in Kitchener, Ontario.
I completed my training/education at: I have a Bachelors of Engineering from the Federal University of Technology (FUTO). I am a certified Project Manager from Project Management Institute (PMI). I am a certified Scrum Master from Scrum Alliance
What I do at work
At work, I help my team get through the day by identifying hindrances or blockers and removing them. I also conceptualize solutions and lead new projects from inception, through initiation, planning, execution and completion. My core team are mostly software developers. We build both web and mobile applications for teenagers and younger kids. Some of this software help kids and teenagers learn about the fascinating world of science. I am like a glue to the team because I pull all the strings together as needed.
My career path is
I have always had a love of computers and building things! At an early age, I knew I was going to an engineer of some sort. I started by building little apps and websites while in school. As I grew in my career, I realized my skill was helping people. As a result, I learned how best to help people in an agile environment. This led me to being involved in Project Management and scrum master trainings.
I am motivated by
I am excited about solving problems, building new things and helping my team. Working as part of a team is exciting for me.
How I affect peoples’ lives
By helping my team build awesome software, we are helping teenagers and younger kids learn about STEM in a fun way.
Outside of work I
My advice to others
Look deep into your heart to find what excites you. Then, take that leap!