Chijioke Eke is one of Africa’s respected ICT experts with significant experience leading major technology companies and innovations in Nigeria and beyond. He currently superintends over affairs as Managing Director at Sidmach Technologies; a company he co-founded. He is also a Director at WaveTek Nigeria, a notable ICT Infrastructure and Green Energy Development Company in Nigeria.
Chijioke Eke is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) where he bagged a B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science/Economics in 1982. He is well travelled, bagging certifications from ICT trainings and conferences, locally and overseas.
His enviable experience includes remarkable successes at top establishments like Shell Petroleum, Perry Consultants, Data Sciences Nigeria Limited and KPMG as of its designate consultant; where he contributed immensely to IT software/solutions innovations and development at the national petroleum company NNPC, creating several FIRSTS in the area of System Resource Management, Networking and Integration.
In 1994, Chiji teamed up with four other colleagues to co-found Sidmach Technologies, Nigeria’s leading technology firm that develops and deploys solutions that has directly impacted more than 80million lives.
Chiji is a Fellow of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), a member of the Computer Professionals Registration Council (MCPN) and a Life Member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (MIoD).
Eke, a core professional, Networking and Integration expert, has served at various times as Executive Director of Sidmach; playing key roles in the visioning and development of the company’s suite of software solutions and services that have significantly and positively impacted lives, particularly in the Educational Sector.
Chijioke also played decisive roles in the development and implementation of Payroll System, Personnel Records System and Ammunition Records System for the Nigerian Army as well as setting up a national network of systems for the Nigerian Corps of Army Finance and Accounts. Some of these creative achievements he helped midwife at Sidmach have elicited interest and commendations for the country from as far as Kenya, which birthed current cooperation between the government of Kenya and Nigeria with Sidmach as a facilitator for the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) in the area of online e-Curriculum development.
Chijioke Eke is highly passionate about Education, Human Capacity Development and Social responsibility, Chiji spends his free time training and mentoring business leaders across Nigeria. He is a consummate believer in endless possibilities of Africa by Africans.
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