An entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer of iCentra, Taopheek Babayeju, has been accepted into Forbes Business Council.
Babayeju was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience.
A statement by iCentra explained that the criteria for acceptance include, a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honours.
Founder of Forbes Council, Scott Gerber, said: “We are honoured to welcome Taopheek Babayeju into the community. Our mission with Forbes Council is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
He added that the Forbes Business Council is an invitation-only community for successful executives and entrepreneurs.
Babayeju is a seasoned entrepreneur, author, business strategist, management, technology and project professional with over 20 years of experience and expertise in business transformation, strategy and innovation, among others.
Beyond business, he is a proponent of leadership and entrepreneurship and Africa’s development. In line with his passion for people development and organisational excellence, he has co-founded and nurtured several social enterprises such as LeadPreneur – a platform dedicated to raising transformational leaders and entrepreneurs, The Pheek Foundation – an initiative that drives positive change through empowerment and ProMaCon PM Foundation.
Reacting to the development, Babayeju said: “I am happy and delighted to be welcomed in the Forbes Business Council, a globally recognised community of accomplished business minds. I look forward to using the platform to unlock more possibilities and create new opportunities.”