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Olalekan Olude

Co-founder and COO, Jobberman

Category: Entrepreneurship

Olalekan Olude

Olalekan Olude is the Chief Operating Officer of Jobberman, a company he co-founded. Today, Jobberman is the biggest job site in Sub-Saharan Africa by revenue, audience and customers. He oversees and provides directions for the company’s operational and monetization initiatives. He was responsible for growing the revenues of Jobberman from zero to millions of dollars on an annual basis.

Olalekan is responsible for the monetization efforts of the company in new markets of Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Angola, and Zimbabwe. He helped to orchestrate the consolidation of the company into a holding company, One Africa Media, the largest digital classifieds company in Africa with a market capitalization of ~US$160m.

Lekan has domain expertise in running and scaling organizations across geographies with focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. He has over 7 years of Sales and Operational management experience. He had a 3-year stint with Goldman Sachs & Co, London where he worked with a diverse team of world-class technologists across Europe and North America.

Lekan have also attended various certificate courses at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and at the Lagos Business School.

The Covenant Place,
Iganmu, Lagos

Don't stay in Lagos? You'll like to find us. 

Frequently Asked Questions.

Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs

What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2016. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

You most definitely can. Please feel free to visit YPB's Twitter and Facebook handles to share, like and comment.

Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from December 7th to 11th, 2016. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng

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The Covenant Place,
Iganmu, Lagos

Don't stay in Lagos? You'll like to find us. 

Frequently Asked Questions.

Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs

What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2016. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

You most definitely can. Please feel free to visit YPB's Twitter and Facebook handles to share, like and comment.

Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from December 7th to 11th, 2016. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng