Until his appointment as Director, Sales & Strategy for Infrastructure Business & eBanking Solutions Division at Inlaks Computers, Tope Dare was the Sales & Marketing Manager at NCR(Nigeria) where he was ultimately responsible for all direct and indirect sales of NCR’s solution portfolio products in Nigeria for 2 years. At NCR(Nigeria), he remarkably grew the ATM business with an incredible sales of over 2,700 NCR ATMs in two years. He is an experienced, skilled and expert IT resource having previously worked for Oceanic Bank (now EcoBank) for 10 years in several functions of the Information Technology Group of the bank.
Tope has a First degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University and ongoing Action Learning MBA at Business School Netherlands. He is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified e-Business Consultant (CEC), Postilion Trained and Certified, ITIL professional and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). He also has several offshore training exposures on ATMs and e-business.
A world-class Conference Speaker with exposures in the global ATM & Payment industry, Tope has participated in several ATM seminars, conferences, fora and trainings in America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and across Africa. He is the founder and global co-ordinator of ATMcommunity (www.atmcommunity.com), an online forum for ATM collaborative experience amongst stakeholders worldwide with over 940 registered members and 1,920 subscribers from 54 countries. Tope is also an Advisory Board member of AITEC Banking & Mobile Money, West Africa and an Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Committee Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)