Executive Director

Yemi Keri is one of the foremost Women in Technology in Nigeria.  She has been the Chief Executive Officer of Heckerbella Limited, a Technology Business Transformation company, and a Partner at Holmen Consulting, an Information Technology Consulting firm.

Yemi Keri has over 21 years’ experience in Information and Communications Technology sector at top management levels in both the public and private sectors. She is the co-founder of Rising Tide Africa, a women’s movement initiated with a vision to increase women’s participation in angel investing as an asset class and promote education, cross-border investing and investor-mentoring across Africa. She is a member of the Lagos Angel Network and serves as a mentor to various digitally and technology-enabled start-ups. 


Non-Executive Director

Dr Nnoli joined Dangote has been the Group Chief Sustainability and Governance Officer. Under her leadership, Dangote Cement published its first Sustainability Report for the FYE 2017. Her mandate is to lead the effort of integrating Sustainability Thinking and Reporting across all Dangote Group SBUs.

She was previously engaged at the Lagos Business School/Pan-Atlantic University, with responsibility for Public-Private partnerships, as well as teaching Ethics, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship. She has served as a nominee Director for the World Bank/IFC since 2012 and serves on a few non-profit boards, including co-chairing the Private Sector Advisory Group on SDGs, initiated by the Presidency in February 2017, and the Growing Businesses Foundation/Rising Tide Africa Initiatives. An alumni of the Wharton School and the London School of Economics, she obtained her doctorate degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt in 2006. 



Maya is Founder of Ingressive and Ingressive Capital, a Silicon Valley-backed venture fund that invests in early stage technology companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. She started her career in emerging market economic research while studying at Pomona College. She then went on to JPMorgan Chase and completed the Cornell Prelaw Program.

She then went on to work in private equity research before launching a market research firm which has blossomed into Ingressive. Maya is an ecosystem architect, passionate about developing the technology communities in Africa and providing the support needed to make it happen.



A former member of the American Institute of CPA’s Board of Examiners, CPA and MBA, Dzifa’s Finance career with global organizations across emerging & developed markets spans over 13 years. Key focus areas include audit & advisory (Insurance, NGOs, Healthcare and FMCGs clients), commercial finance, financial planning & analysis and sales strategy.

Dzifa has established a reputation as a strong Finance leader through: Building Winning Relationships & Inspiring Trust; Leadership & Financial Integrity; Analysis & Insights; Driving Results & Decision Making; and Communicating with Impact.

 SEan burrowes


As the COO of Ingressive, Sean leans on his operations management experience gathered from three different countries. After over a decade of launching new brands, reinvigorating can't fail markets, and deploying company training programs for global restaurant brands and nationwide Telco service providers; he decided to focus his attention on start ups and tech entrepreneurs.

As a consultant, Sean is focused on implementing staff training programs, lean operations strategies, and maximizing ROI through efficiency and consistent execution.

 Oluwaseun oyinsan

Vice President (Ingressive Capital)

Oluwaseun is finance professional with deep interest in technology and innovation. Possesses previous experience in business strategy, credit risk and technology valuation. He currently leads due diligence and Investment at Ingressive Capital - a Silicon Valley-backed venture fund that invests in early stage technology companies in Sub-Saharan Africa.

He possesses strong business acumen, holding an MBA with concentration in finance and strategy from Hult International business school and recently ranking in the 89th percentile of the Bloomberg's Aptitude Test with his highest score in Global Markets.

 Adewale ABati


Adewale is the Developer-in-Residence and Developer Advocate at Ingressive. Ace, as he is also commonly referred to in the community, headlines our developer and community initiatives including the Ingressive Campus Ambassador program.

Adewale has been actively involved in the rapidly growing tech community in Nigeria and across Africa.

Adewale is passionate about Open Source and community building. He founded, a platform that connects developers based on their location. Adewale is a passionate speaker, web developer and basketball player.