Funke Opeke

CEO: Main One

Ms. Funke Opeke, is founder and CEO of Main One. Main One is a telecommunications solutions provider that built West Africa’s first privately owned, submarine cable system interconnecting Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; and Seixal, Portugal in 2010.

Main One has grown to become the leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services across the region and the company has played a major role in changing West Africa’s Internet landscape. The company continues to grow its footprint with investments in regional Points of presence and services covering 8 countries in West Africa and in building out terrestrial fiber networks as the fiber infrastructure company for Lagos, the commercial nerve center of Nigeria where it also built West Africa’s largest commercial Tier III data center, commissioned in January 2015.