Wasiu Popoola is a leader in the digital financial services space in Nigeria. He is passionate about digital transformation, financial inclusion, elimination of friction and expansion of access as well as opportunities, to empower more people and create wealth across Africa.
He currently serves as the Chief Digital and Innovation Officer of Parallex Bank Ltd (a new bank in formation). He was the Group Head of Proposition and Partnership at Sterling Bank and Head of Electronic Banking Channels at Unity Bank plc. Other roles previously held by him includes, Product Manager, FlashmeCash at FCMB, Head of Channel Support and Corporate Solution at FinBank, ePayment Specialist and MIS Officer at Access Bank and Technical Support Officer at First Bank.
His notables areas of major strides include, Agency banking, Digital lending, Digital Payments, Merchant services and Collections, API and Open banking, Cards, Mobile Financial services, Housing and Mortgage Financing, Cooperatives and Tourism.