Kola Aina is the Chief Executive Officer of the Emerging Platforms Group.
Aina’s career experience spans across Corporate Finance, Corporate Strategy and Financial and Business Analysis.
He worked as a Financial Analyst at Fifth Third Bank in Ohio, US after which he relocated to Nigeria to work with the Regent Group as Manager, Corporate Strategy and was later promoted to serve as the Senior Manager – Finance and Strategy.
He was with the Regent Group for two years after which he started out as an Entrepreneur.
He holds a First Class Honors BSc in Electronics Engineering Technology and an MBA in Finance from Savannah State University, Georgia and Bowling Green State University respectively.
He has also undergone the Senior Management Training with the Lagos Business School.
He is passionate for quality leadership and this did find expression during his tenure as President of the African Students Association during his undergraduate and President MBA Students Association at Bowling Green State.
Aina is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and mentor to numerous start-up geeks.