Akeem Lawal

Akeem Lawal is the MD, Payment Processing & Switching (Interswitch Purepay)

A Member of the founding Interswitch management team in 2002, Akeem has Over 22 years’ experience in the implementation and management of projects in the Financial Services sector; Information & Communications Technology, and the Oil & Gas industry.

Currently the Divisional CEO of one of the Payment Processing business division at Interswitch, Akeem is Responsible for some of the innovations driving the payments industry in Nigeria today.

Before joining Interswitch in 2002, he worked with Oildata Services Port Harcourt, and later with TELNET in a Senior Engineer role.

A Desmond Tutu fellow of the African Leadership Institute, Akeem is an Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). He holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School of the Pan Atlantic University and a first-class degree in Electrical / Electronics Engineering from the University of Benin.


Akeem Lawal will be speaking on the topic –“Enabling the Next Era of Digital Commerce – Innovations in Payment.

Time  Р1.30pm Р2.00pm