The Itanna Team


Head Innovation & Sustainability, Honeywell Group

Prior to joining Honeywell, Tomi was responsible for implementation of integration activities for First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) across 6 African Countries, where she helped set up new structures and technology that has allowed the bank’s subsidiaries to scale up. She has over 11 years experience in programme delivery, business consulting and investment management at IBM, Stanbic IBTC and FBN. She is passionate about helping businesses set up and grow and acts as a mentor and consultant for small businesses. Tomi believes truly successful businesses change lives and impact society.


Vice President - Head Innovation Centre

Before joining Itanna, Tony Idugboe was Chief Operating Officer of TalentBase Nigeria Limited, a Lagos based startup. Previously, Tony was an investment professional on the Alternative Investment Partners Hedge Fund team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, focused on opportunistic, relative value, mortgage and secondaries strategies. He also worked at Goldman Sachs Private Equity Group and Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Division. Tony is a founding member of Kernel Fund and Rana Capital, both investment clubs that invests in African startups. He has also made personal investments in several Nigerian startups. Tony believes that through nurturing and sustainable investment in its most talented entrepreneurs, Africa can drive the next industrial revolution.