Funke Opeke


Ms. Olufunke Olayemi Opeke, also known as Funke, serves as the Founder and Chief Executive at Main One Cable Company Nigeria Limited. Ms. Opeke founded Main Street Technologies. She served as Chief Operating Officer at Nitel. Subsequent to MTN, she advised Transcorp on the acquisition of NITEL and briefly served as the interim Chief Operating Officer. She returned to Nigeria in 2005 as the Chief Technical Officer at MTN Nigeria Communications (MTN) after a twenty-year career in the United States. She served as Executive Director of Verizon Communications Wholesale Division in New York from 2001 to 2005. She began her career as a systems engineer before joining PA Consulting. She had been Independent Non-Executive Director of Atlas Mara Limited (a/k/a, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited) from January 21, 2015 to February 2019. She held Non-Executive Directorships at Main One Cable Company, Main Street Technologies, Main One Service Company, MainData, Main One Cable Company Ghana, Main One Cable Company Nigeria, Main One Cable Company Portugal. Ms. Opeke is an experienced telecommunications executive. She graduated with a MS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University (USA) and with a BS in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of Ife.