Ayoola Falola

– Director of APF

Ayoola is a leading Cybersecurity professional in Nigeria and a Senior Computer Software Programmer. He trained as an Architect in the prestigious Federal University of Technology, Akure, class of 2010; where he bagged a Bachelors Degree with honors.

His career as a Computer Scientist got an interesting start at a very tender age of 12 while he was still in Government College, Ibadan. Today, his decades of experience with computer systems has made him a formidable force in the tech industry both locally and the international space.

He has championed a number of innovations and helped secure several systems in his 20+ (10 years professional) career in the tech space. He founded PageCarton – a tool that redefined how websites and apps should be built so as not to compromise security. He also founded Comeriver Workplace, Comeriver Music and Comeriver Coding Club.

Workplace is a computer software that helps to monitor and supervise work remotely; Comeriver Music is a platform set up to help music recording artistes and labels to share and promote their songs online while Comeriver Coding Club is a Computer and Digital Literacy advocacy initiative, to provide computer coding skills to people from diverse groups online.

Ayoola also co-founded Avalanche Nigeria and Examtone, start-ups which pioneered a software tool for computer-based examination and testing for students in high schools and higher institutions in Nigeria.

The passion for Information Technology that Ayoola has had led him to organize free bootcamps and highly subsidized masterclasses for young people and the underserved. Nothing less than a thousand individuals has gone through the tutelage of Ayoola including kids from age five and adults up to age sixty.