Femi has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Benin about is currently running the 2017/2018 Advanced Management Development Program in real Estate Course (AMDP) at Harvard. He has more than 15 years of experience as an information technology (IT) professional, with an extensive background in infrastructure and systems development. Femi started his career by opting to create a consulting company, Mortek Solutions, Inc., which designs and develops leading technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies in Massachusetts, United States of America. Starting with almost zero capital, he expanded Mortek Solutions to more than US$5 million in gross revenues with the company employing over 40 consultants in the last seven years.
Being an avid investor and natural entrepreneur, Femi’s pursued his unyielding passion to bring affordable housing to Nigeria. As a keen observer of the successes and failures of the U.S. real estate market, Femi attended local and international real estate finance development programs to broaden his expertise. He gained considerable experience from Euro money Bond Investment Courses, Harvard Business School (HBS) REITS Workshops, the Real Estate Investment Conference (China), and the Builders Show in (Orlando, Florida). He further co- founded a housing finance company, Pison Housing Company, and served as Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer due to his belief that Pison will serve as a conduit for facilitating the creation of affordable housing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pison Housing Company as at date has become one of the fastest growing real estate investment advisory companies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
While at Pison, Femi led an effort to create one of the largest affordable housing deployment technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also raised foreign funding for viable local real estate transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa, and secured a mandate to raise more than US$10 million for an innovative project in Ghana. He resigned from full time employment in Pison to pursue his vision of creating affordable housing.