Ayotunde Coker

Managing Director
Rack Centre

Ayotunde Coker is a technology executive with over 30 years’ experience in the ICT Industry. He has international experience across Europe, USA, Asia and Africa as a consultant at Cap Gemini with global blue chip organisations, such as, ABN Amro Bank, UBS, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Swiss Life and The Prudential. He has held the position of Global Applications Director at BP the global oil and gas major, and prior to returning to Nigeria in 2009, was Chief Technology Officer for the United Kingdom Criminal Justice System, and CIO, UK Ministry of Justice. In Nigeria, Tunde was previously the Group CIO of Access Bank PLC where he played a key role in the bank’s transformation and has also served as the MD/CEO of Emerging Markets Payments, West Africa.  He is a post-graduate alumnus of Cranfield Institute of Technology in the UK, Fellow of the British Computer Society, Fellow of the Nigerian Institute For Government Research Leadership Technology, Honorary Senior Member of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Credit Administration.  In 2016, he was voted Nigeria ICT Man of the Year at the Beacon of ICT awards and was recently identified as one of the top 50 most influential in Data Centre, Cloud and Data in EMEA by the UK Data Economy Magazine.