Let’s re-imagine your future through Edge Solutions

As a global leading-edge solutions provider, inq. prides itself in providing innovative, business-relevant services in Edge AI and IoT, Fabric, SDN/NFV for Edge Cloud, Secure Access Services Edge and Elastic Edge.

Our strength lies in the great people we have across the business: Edge expertise and our ability to provide global international best practice methodologies customised to local customs in each of our cities of presence. We are driven to assist our clients in Banking, Oil and Gas industries, FMCG, Mining, Health, Real Estate, IT, Public Sector, Logistics companies in their digital transformation journey.
Headquartered in Mauritius, we were founded in 2013, and we are a Convergence Partners company. We have contact points in 16 African cities, including Johannesburg, Gaborone, Lusaka, Ndola, Blantyre, Lilongwe, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kanu, Abidjan, Yaoundé. Our promise to our clients and stakeholders is to provide simpler, seamless solutions.

SIMPLER

We clarify complex challenges and simplify decision-making and choices for clients.

SEAMLESS

We use our resources and leverage our partnerships to deliver single, integrated solutions.

SOLUTIONS

We provide impactful and enduring solutions that drive the bottom line and solve client’s challenges.

Our Leadership Team

Managing Director at inq. Nigeria

Ifeanyi Akosionu

Ifeanyi Akosionu joined inq.Digital as Managing Director in October 2023. He is an accomplished business leader, who has delivered transformative and exceptional growth in technical and commercial leadership roles across Africa, over the last 20 years. Prior to joining inq.Digital, Ifeanyi led Product and Commercial development in West Africa, at Atlas AI. He was previously Telecommunications and Fintech Commercial Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at Verraki Africa and had, at various times, led sales and technology teams at companies such as Commscope, TE Connectivity, Smile, Globacom and Schlumberger.
Ifeanyi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (B.Eng.) from the University of Nigeria and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Alliance Manchester Business School, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Innovation Support Network (ISN) Hubs and corporate member of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON).
Chief Technology Officer at inq. Nigeria

Stephen Okoye

Stephen is the Chief Technology Officer at inq. Nigeria. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds a Diploma in Internet Service Provider Design and Backbone Routing from the United States Telecommunications Training Institute in Washington DC and an MBA from the University of South Wales in the United Kingdom.

He has over 14 years of experience spanning Business Solutions Consulting, Technology, Telecommunications, Systems Integration and Product Development, working in various capacities.

Prior to joining inq. he was the Head, Solutions and Managed Network Services, at Dimension Data where he was committed to providing clients with the next strategic solution that would not only reduce their CAPEX or OPEX costs but will also drive revenue and profit.

Chief Financial Officer

Patricia Aiyedun

Patricia is a seasoned finance professional with experience in diverse industries such as telecommunication, oil and gas, power and hospitality. As a ‘big 4’ financial services professional, she has led professional services to organisations of varying sizes and complexities within and outside Nigeria. While as the CFO in a fast-growing ISP with operations in West Africa and the United States, Patricia led the finance and procurement functions to reposition the organization for growth and profitability within a relatively short time.

Her expertise covers strategy formulation and implementation, due diligence on M&A transactions, financial analysis and reporting, budgeting, forecasting, management reporting, auditing, treasury operations, regulatory compliance, accounting advisory, controls and joint venture operations review.

Sales Director at inq. Nigeria

Peter Evbota

Peter is the Sales Director at inq. Nigeria. He is highly accomplished and experienced with over 20 years of expertise in management across various industries, including technology sales, financial analysis, treasury management, research management, operations management, marketing planning, strategic planning, enterprise marketing, and partner strategy, as well as programs leadership in technology and sales management.

Peter earned his B.Sc in Economics and his MBA from the University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria, and also completed the IBM Global Sales School. Before joining inq., he served as the Global Head of Enterprise Sale – Lori Systems/Managing Director at Faru Technologies Inc.

With a profound understanding of the Middle East and African regional markets and extensive knowledge of start-ups, Peter is well-equipped to drive inq.'s new business development initiatives. He is a natural collaborator and has gained practical experience across key verticals, including the Power Sector, Manufacturing (FMCG like British American Tobacco), Information Technology (Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle), and start-ups (Lori Systems, Faru Technologies, and App Central Group).

Executive Head Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance at inq. Nigeria

Adeola Owolabi

Adeola is an experienced Chief Legal Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Construction Law, Legal Writing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, and Litigation. She has worked in various multinationals including Venture Garden Group as Head, Legal Services, Afara Partners and 100 Kobo Logistics Limited as Legal Counsel.

Our Board

Executive Chairman

Andile Ngcaba

Andile Ngcaba is the Executive Chairman for inq. with a focus on providing top-level leadership to the inq. group executives. He is also the controlling shareholder and non-executive Chairman of Convergence Partners.

He has participated on ICT decision-making forums and has influenced the formation of various African forums and organisations responsible for shaping the ICT sector at National, Continental and Global levels through his activities on various bodies including the ITU, ICANN and the African Union.

In his international organisational activities, Andile served on the Board and High-level Panel (serving as the business sector chair) responsible for the outcomes of the Netmundial multi-stakeholder conference on Internet governance, hosted by the Brazilian government in April 2014. He also serves on the council of The National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI). The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University appointed him as an Adjunct Professor of the University, affiliated to the faculty of science.

Group Chief Executive Officer

Glad Dibetso

Glad Dibetso has been appointed the group CEO of inq , a global leading-edge computing technology company.
Before his appointment, Glad was the Partner: of Cloud Transformation & ICT Operate at Deloitte Consulting South Africa. He was responsible for developing and implementing core business operations on Cloud Managed services and demonstrating highly-effective management on all business-related processes and contract negotiations. He also successfully established the first Africa Delivery Centre within two years.
Before joining Deloitte Consulting, Glad was the Chief Executive Officer (West Africa) at Cloud Exchange, where he was responsible for creating a significant contribution to the business’s commercial strategy and successfully implementing a value proposition to build a cloud company which was the first of its kind in Africa.
Glad was also the Managing Director at Dimension Data West Africa. He spent ten years with the organization, developing and effectively implementing a sales strategy focusing on African multinational businesses.
With over 23 years experience in the ICT and financial industry across Pan-African groups, Glad has proven himself an executive management asset. He earned an MBA from the University of Pretoria, where he graduated with 15 distinctions and became an accredited One of a Hundred World Class South African’s.
Group Chief Financial Officer

Rayan Peters

As the Group's Chief Financial Officer, Rayan will lead the group's financial strategy and reporting, ensure financial compliance, and oversee the financial functions of the entire Group.

Rayan brings a wealth of experience and expertise in Finance and Leadership, having held executive positions in the Telco distribution space and served on various Boards of Directors.

Rayan has an Honours degree in BCom Accounting Sciences from the University of Pretoria and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Business Administration at Henley Business School Africa.

Director inq. Nigeria

Adebayo Kazeem

Adebayo Kazeem is the Head of West Africa for Convergence Partners based in Lagos, Nigeria. Prior to joining Convergence Partners, Bayo spent 6 years as a Principal with the Carlyle sub-Saharan Africa Fund focused on Africa buyout and growth opportunities, and portfolio management. He spent 6 years at Renaissance Capital, as a Director focused on origination and execution of SSA transactions. He was previously at Lehman Brothers in the London based investment banking team where he focused on the European natural resources sector and prior to that Solutions Architect for Micromuse Limited (an IBM company providing enterprise software). Bayo holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD; an M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London; and a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos.

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