MEET FUNTO AKINBISEHINFOUNDER | Product Manager Africa
Founder of Product Manager Africa, Funto Akinbisehin is a Product Management professional with vast experience within the financial, telecommunication, Health, Ecommerce industries focusing on all aspects of product development and management.
She is a graduate of Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, an MSc Computing from the University of Buckingham, UK. It was while she was doing this program that her love for IT and everything Internet became solidified. She also holds an MBA from the University of Bradford, UK and is a Certified Scrum Product Owner and Digital Marketing Professional.
She has led multiple product teams at different organizations and has been involved in working in diverse product teams managing complex projects, research & analysis, stakeholder engagement, and has worked on various projects across a number of organizations in Nigeria and United Kingdom. During the course of her career, she has also worked remotely and cross-functionally with Software Developers, Product Designers as well as with Product Managers, Project Managers and Business Analysts.
In 2016, she started a Slack Group with a focus on development of Product Management in Africa. The aim is to build a networking and learning opportunity for the community of Product Managers in different industries. It will also bring together top talents to share knowledge and elevate digital product innovation in Africa.
She is a co-founder and Trustee of KHAN Regenesis and in her capacity as KHAN Regenesis’s Product Leader, she brings her IT knowledge and skills to bear towards ensuring that the company’s e-solution and digital presence is top-notch.