WITI Spotlight Africa Female Tech Changemakers

Join Bimpe Olufemi, a seasoned Executive Leader with over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services sector and Technology space, as she shares insights into driving organizational success through strategic thinking, operational excellence, and mentorship. In this session, Bimpe will delve into her proven methods for translating business strategies into tangible outcomes, delivering financial value to stakeholders, and leveraging innovative technologies to achieve long-term customer value. Discover how to lead cross-functional teams, improve customer experience, and stay ahead of the curve in today's ever-evolving tech landscape. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of Africa's foremost female tech changemakers!

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Bimpe Olufemi is a seasoned Executive Leader with over 25 years of extensive experience in the Financial Services sector and Technology space. With a unique blend of strategic acumen, operational finesse, and a passion for mentorship, Bimpe has consistently driven organizational success throughout her career. Her track record speaks volumes, showcasing her ability to translate business strategies into tangible outcomes and deliver significant financial value to stakeholders.

As the Operations Director (Technical) at Leadway Assurance, Bimpe spearheaded transformative initiatives that revolutionized the customer experience, emphasizing simplicity and fostering a high-performance culture. Her commitment to continuous learning ensures she remains at the forefront of global best practices, driving innovation and excellence in every endeavor.

Prior to her role at Leadway, Bimpe served as the Regional Head of Digital Banking at Standard Chartered Bank, where she not only expanded the Digital Banking business in West Africa but also championed Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and led impactful CSR endeavors. Her dedication to social responsibility extends beyond her professional sphere, as she continues to serve on the boards of NGOs and provides advisory support to early-stage Tech startups.

Outside of her professional commitments, Bimpe is a dedicated Toastmaster and mentor, passionate about inspiring the next generation of leaders to strive for professional excellence. Her expertise spans across process improvement, digital transformation, operations management, change management, leadership, and communication, making her an ideal candidate for board and advisory roles, particularly within FinTech, InsurTech, HealthTech, and NGOs.