A serial entrepreneur, Timothy Adeleye is the CEO/Founder of Nigeria’s award-winning multi-solution company, Optiweb Communications. Tim is a result oriented innovator and phenomenal business leader. He is also the Executive Director, Opticomm Media, Executive Chairman, Tim Homes Nigeria Ltd., Executive Director, Tim Farms Nigeria Ltd. And Chairman, Vantage Crown Trust Company.
Tim is passionate about youth development in mental health, technology/STEM and entrepreneurship at large. He gives his support to youth across Africa through the Tim Adeleye Foundation for Africa (TAF).
Tim holds an international diploma in computing from Informatics Academy Singapore and has been certified by the Owner Managers Program (OMP) at the Lagos Business School. He is also a fellow member of the association of Applied Information Management Professionals.
As an outstanding pace setter, Tim has received accolades from various bodies including Apps Africa Award, Anzisha Prize/Mastercard foundation award, International Telecommunications Union, recognition by Kwara State Tennis Association for his immense contribution to humanity and youth development. Tim is being so specially honored for his work in developing solutions for Africa and was listed in the 2016 Mobile West Africa Awards as the Young Gun of the year.
A pioneer extraordinaire. Tim is a champion of many firsts such as the first and award winning SMS based Mobile School solution (Glo Mobile School), twitter’s first voice based platform (Glo Twitter Voice), first micro phone screen insurance service with Etisalat, Safaricom betting tips SMS service and many other running solutions across African markets. Tim and his Team set a new record with the successful launch of Nigeria’s first 24-hour comedy TV channel, ULAFF TV. He leads one of Africa’s revolutionary business solution in financial technology, Rapid Cash Tanzania and Rapid Cash Nigeria.
Tim is enlisted as one of Forbes' 30under30, Class of 2018.