Olugbenga Agboola, Flutterwave CEO Joins Wall Street Journal Council

The CEO of Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has been selected to join the prestigious Wall Street Journal (WSJ) CEO Council. This recognition positions GB as a global thought leader in fintech, while empowering Africa’s burgeoning fintech revolution.

The WSJ CEO Council, comprising 350 CEOs from various industries, boasts a collective workforce of over 11 million employees and generates a staggering $4.48 trillion in annual revenue. This influential platform fosters conversations and facilitates the exchange of ideas among leaders of the world’s most iconic companies.

GB’s extensive experience in the fintech landscape has been instrumental in driving the development of innovative solutions for notable organisations and financial institutions. His previous fintech venture, focused on creating non-card payment methods, garnered attention and was eventually acquired by a prominent Nigerian bank. These achievements have firmly established GB as a prominent figure in the industry.

With educational accolades from renowned institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Wharton School of Management, and the University of Westminster, GB brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role at Flutterwave. His outstanding contributions have garnered recognition, including being named African Leadership Magazine’s Young Business Leader of The Year in 2020.

GB’s inclusion in Fortune Magazine’s esteemed 40 under 40 lists and his acknowledgement on Time Magazine’s 2021 Next 100 list further solidify his status as an influential leader and innovator. These honours showcase his ability to shape the fintech landscape, both in Africa and globally.

Flutterwave’s revolutionary payment infrastructure, under GB’s visionary leadership, has transformed the way transactions are conducted across the continent. This remarkable achievement has propelled Flutterwave to the forefront of the industry and positioned Africa as a hub for technological innovation and financial empowerment.

Culled from Pulsenigeria