Abubakar Umar


Co-founder & CEO, Cynotrust Intelligent Systems. Abubakar has over 17 years working experience in Information Technology, with an extensive knowledge of managing the delivery of business critical IT Solutions for large organisations using latest technology tools. He has gained cutting edge experience from his time in Financial Markets IT in London working on technology projects for Tier 1 investment banking products, designing and developing Enterprise Applications using .NET Framework. Abubakar pioneered the deployment of Cloud Technology within the Power Sector in Nigeria post-privatization and led the way for value added services in mobile app and software services integration for payments and Business Intelligence processes for the power distribution arm of the power sector value chain. A graduate of Computer Science from the University of East London (UEL), Abubakar holds an MBA in Leadership & Sustainability from Cumbria University, as well as technology course certificates in Applied Blockchain from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Senior Executive Program from London Business School (LBS).