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Well Respected CEOs Who Made the Difference in 2019

For over two decades, Infoware Limited, Africa’s number one software solution provider, has been supporting leading companies in the financial industries across West African countries, with highly reliable, modular, configurable and scalable ERP fund management and real-time business analytics solutions. Since   1997,   Infoware has delivered best-in-class functionality, complete integration, ease of use, cost-effective and end-to-end business solutions that have processed over 100 trillion units of transactions. For every client, Infoware tailors its solutions to solve the client s unique challenges and needs. And upon implementation, Infoware customizes its software solutions to fit each client’s entire business processes.

Though not having brand visibility such as MTN, Coca Cola or Airtel in Nigeria’s corporate world, Infoware is one of the respected few Nigerian ICT companies changing the Nigerian narrative from the negative to the positive.

Leading Infoware as its managing director / chief executive officer is Uwa Agbonile, an unassuming, cerebral professional who is also the company’s Chief Software Architect. Right from its beginning, Infoware’s vision is “to be the premier provider   of enterprise ERP software solutions to both financial and non – financial industries in the pan – African region.”

Its mission statement is simple, direct and very appealing. It is “to help make business processes simpler and smarter.”

In the past five years, Infoware and one of its international partners, Solutaris, has invested over 1 million dollars in research and development (R&D) for the design and development of new software such as VI2. Such strategic thinking and action taken by Infoware have enabled the company to deliver the most advanced financial software solution services to fund management, brokerage, investment banking companies, SMEs and investors in Africa.

Among the company’s array of specialized services are Portfolio and Funds Management Solution: which is a software that syndicates data, analytics, real-time risk management and all capabilities required to effectively management and all capabilities required to effectively manage large multi-asset portfolios and funds and helps meet clients needs seamlessly; Order and Management Solution: which structures inbound order flow, enables buy-and-sell side firms to route multi-asset in orders and maintain regulatory compliance at lower total cost of ownership. Infoware Market Data Terminal: which give insightful AI-powered, real-time analysis of the financial market. ERP/SME Solution: which enables business owners to run their entire business – sales, marketing, finance, HR, inventory and operation processes. ERP / SME solution also helps to reduce cost as well as grow clients businesses.

How can one rate a company as world-class? On credible criterion is to examine the clientele companies work for. Infoware not only has blue – clip companies in Nigeria as its clients, but also across West African shores. Some of its satisfied clients are Zenith Bank, Ecobank, Stanbic IBTC, FBN Quest, Coronation Merchant Bank, FSDH Securities, Investment One, Meristem Securities, Vetiva, LSETF, United Capital, Radix Capital Partners, FDC, Securities Africa, Capital Bancorp, Primera Africa. Driven by its unwavering commitment to its vision statement, Infoware has over the years, emerged as West Africa’s number one software solution provider. Ably assisted by focused and well-trained staff, Uwa Agbonile pilots the company to higher heights in the years ahead.

ABOUT UWA AGBONILE

Uwa Agbonile is the CEO of Infoware Limited and one of the managing partners of Solutaris LLC. Uwa has over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry having worked in Citibank, Chevron and Microsoft. Before he left Microsoft to become the CEO and chief software architect at his new gigs, he was manager of a development group in SQL Server engine (spanning Redmond (USA), Vancouver (Canada) and Shanghai (China)) responsible for delivery of the enterprise data access API stack for Windows as well as SQL Server.

Since becoming CEO of InfoWARE in 2009, Uwa has driven an R&D investment of over 2 Million USD resulting in a software product spectrum covering BUY and SELL side Investment banking, Retail Loans management, Financials ERP, consumer & retail banking, Business Intelligence and mobile platforms. Uwa led InfoWARE to pioneer SaaS/ cloud services in Nigeria way before it became a buzz word and helped one of its clients become the largest retail private investment banking company in Nigeria growing from 3 branches to nearly 30 in the short space of 3 years. At Uwa’s leadership, InfoWARE grew its customer base 50% y-o-y for 3 straight years to become the clear market leader in the industry with over 70% market chare. Its customers span the entire West African sub-region and planned expansion into East Africa.

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