TANCon2006 - San Francisco, October 2006 - Fostering African Entrepreneurship
The African Network
  Speakers
Issac J. Vaughn
Yemi Lalude
Andrew Farquharson
Awele Ndili
Doug Kelly
Laura Mellow
Kristin Peterson
Pitch Johnson
Kwesi A. Baiden
Eric M.K Osiakwan
Yaw Owusu
Ike Eze
Stephen DeBerry
C. Blake Williams
Brian Parker
Nathan Beckord

 

Yemi Lalude

Founder and Managing Director
Adlevo Capital

 


Yemi Lalude is the founder and Managing Director of Adlevo Capital a private equity firm that is being launched to invest in technology enabled infrastructure and services opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa. He has over fifteen years of engineering, business development, product marketing, and investing experience in the information technology industry. Prior to founding Adlevo Capital, Yemi was a Principal at Granite Global Ventures, a leading Silicon Valley VC firm, where he invested in expansion-stage technology companies. He joined Granite Ventures from Siebel Systems where he managed the customer satisfaction product line. Prior to Siebel Systems, Yemi spent six years at Hewlett-Packard where he held engineering and leadership positions in the inkjet printer business. He serves on the Board of Directors of Intelliden, Inc.

Yemi received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honors) from the University of Lagos (Nigeria), an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business.

 

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