Management Team

Sola Bickersteth (Managing Director)

Sola is the pioneer COO of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA). He has worked in the past twenty years on major IT projects like the ChamsCity at Chams Plc – the world largest digital facility as recognized by the Guinness book of World records, Online Payment System for Smartpay, National eGovernment, naira.com as well as a secure IP Network for International Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Nigeria, Department of State Services and INEC.
He pioneered the introduction of low cost VSAT in Nigeria in partnership with Panamsat Inc in 2001 , oversaw the setting up of the Backbone Infrastructure for Public Service Network (PSNet now Galaxy Backbone) .
A PLD graduate of the Harvard Business School, USA as well as an Electronics and Electrical Engineer from the OAU, Ile-Ife.

Fikayo Otun (Chief Technical Officer)

Fikayo Otun has close to a decade experience in software development and technology management. He has key specialization in the development and managemet of Identity Management and Payment Systems. He was actively involved in the development of the SIM Registration System for leading telecomunications companies in Nigeria such as Glo, Visafone and Multilinks. He was the head of research and and software developent while working with Chams Plc. While with Chams, he led the team that worked on the development of the Electronic Transaction and Identity Management System and the National Identity Management System for the company.
He is a graduate of Computing and its Practice for the UK Open University and has several professional certifications from Microsoft and Oracle.

Robert John (Head Infrastructure)

Robert has over nine years’ experience designing, developing and implementing software solutions and network infrastructure, biometric identification systems.
Central Vending Server for Power Holding Company of Nigeria
Survey reporting and charting application for Microsoft Nigeria
Documented processes for Prepaid Management System for MTN Nigeria
Turnkey Call Center solution at ARM, Aviation Logistics, NYSC Bayelsa.
He has an M.BA from Robert Kennedy College and B.Tech in Computer Science from FUT, Minna.