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Obi Anusiem

CEO, Ngex

Obi Anusiem is an entrepreneurial and result-oriented professional with experiences in roles that have covered Engineering, Finance, Product Development and Internet Technology. He is the founder and CEO of NGEX, a marketing solutions company, based in Silicon Valley that offers technology based products and services for businesses and organizations that want to reach and engage with consumers and businesses in Nigeria and the Nigerian Diaspora.

Previously, Obi was at Intel where he provided strategic finance support for brand and marketing activities related to Intel’s product brands and led the finance departments overall efforts to plan and coordinate a $300m marketing investment in Ultrabooks. Prior to Intel, Obi worked as a consultant on various projects in Africa. where he led a multi-national team of marketers, programmers, developers and consultants in developing internet based solutions and initiating new product development and growth strategies for clients in various industries like telecoms, banking, mobile money, government and logistics/shipping.

Before that, Obi was a Financial Analyst in Goodrich's Corporate Treasury department, where he was responsible for asset allocation, investment manager selection and performance, pension contributions and methods of improving administrative efficiency for the $1.3 billion pension plan. Obi also worked a Product Design Engineer for Ford Motor Company and General Motors before switching careers. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Port-Harcourt.