Flutterwave CEO Gbenga Agboola has been appointed to join the Wall Street Journal’s Chief Executive Officer Council.
This recognition positions Agboola as a global thought leader in fintech, while empowering Africa’s burgeoning fintech revolution.
“As Flutterwave continues to innovate and provide payments infrastructure in Africa and beyond, it is an honour to join the ranks of WSJ’s esteemed CEO Council, an important platform for thought leadership and the exchange of ideas,” said Agboola.
The members of the CEO Council, which currently comprise 350 CEOs, lead companies that collectively employ more than 11 million people..
In addition, the firms generate over $4.48 trillion in annual revenue and represent 28 countries across a wide spectrum of industries.
Boost for Flutterwave CEO
Agboola’s membership of the Council provides a unique opportunity to hear and share perspectives on emerging economies, payments and global fintech in conversations with leaders of the world’s most influential and iconic companies.
Moreover, the Flutterwave CEO plays a key role in promoting Fintech solutions for several institutions such as PayPal, Standard Bank and Google.
His previous fintech venture, focused on creating non-card payment methods, before a prominent Nigerian bank acquired it.
These achievements have firmly established GB as a prominent figure in the industry.
Other members of the Council include Ebenezer Onyeagwu, group managing director and CEO, Zenith Bank; Allan Thygesen, CEO, Docusign and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft.
Others are Börje Ekholm, president and CEO at Ericsson; Todd Boehly, chairman and CEO at Eldridge; and Arvind Krishna, CEO at IBM.