Damilola Rafael Jegede Co-Founder/CEO, JORG Technologies
Damilola Rafael Jegede is an innovator with a strong passion for solving problems, a self-taught programmer who is on a mission to establish Nigeria as one of the game changers in the world of technology. He’s the Co-Founder/CEO of JORG Technologies and the brainchild behind Nairabox (a social digital payment platform). Damilola is a programmer with 14years experience he started coding in 2002 with notepad.
One of his biggest achievements was developing the Stanbic IBTC app in 2011, he was 25 years old working for a one man company and was given the opportunity to build the app for the bank and for their subsidiaries, nairabox, is also one of his biggest achievements, looking at the barriers the brand has had to overcome, the growth and acceptance of the brand has been truly remarkable. His wife and kids won’t be left out as they have inspired him greatly.
Dami has also been part of voluntary work, he is part of the Tosin Jegede foundation that handles the One Child, One Book initiative, and they give out books to primary school children. He designed the website for the foundation and also took part in the excursions with the children and reading club.
Dami is passionate about coding, building things, he sees himself as an innovator, researching emerging technologies around the world in countries like India and Brazil and seeing how we can replicate such in Nigeria to improve our economy.
Dami enjoys travelling around the world to experience things, swimming and watch movies with family and friends.
He currently lives in Lagos with his family.