Dr. Omobola Johnson
Senior Partner, Tlcom Venture Capital
Dr. Omobola Johnson is Senior Partner of TLcom Capital, a venture capital firm with focus on deal flow generation, investment, and value generation in technology companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining TLcom, Omobola was Minister of Communication Technology, Nigeria from 2011 to 2015, focusing on the launch and execution of the National Broadband Plan, and the support of the Nigerian technology industry, including the pioneering involvement of the government in a local VC fund and a network of start-up incubators.
Prior to serving in the Nigerian government, she gained more than 25 years of consulting experience with Accenture including five years as Country Managing Director, working with companies in a variety of industries, transforming them into more competitive and dynamic organizations. Omobola serves on the Board of a number of leading Nigerian and multi-national corporations including MTN Nigeria and is Board Chair Guinness Nigeria plc. She also is the Founding Chairperson and Trustee, Women in Management and Business.