Mr. Babatope Ogunnowo has, over the last 34 years, built a successful career in Accounting, Auditing, and taxation within the Oil and Gas sector of Nigeria. Between 1980 and 2011, he diligently served Nigerian AGIP Oil Company Limited in varying capacities as an Internal Auditor, Senior Accountant, and General Audit & Tax/Fiscal Manager, before he retired in 2011. His expertise in the country was recognized at the highest level in 2006 when he was awarded “One of Best 100 Men in Finance”.
Mr. Ogunnowo is Chairman, Board of Directors, Glass House Entertainment Limited. He is also the Managing Consultant & CEO of BGO & Associates, a professional consultancy firm that specializes in taxation, financial and general management. His wealth of experience and expertise at the highest level of corporate operation within Nigeria will sure set Glass House Entertainment Limited ahead within its business environment.
Damola Giwa (DG) is an experienced banker with proven competence in Business Strategy and Management, Leadership, Service Management, Project Management and Electronic Business. As the Head of Ebusiness Acquiring at a leading international bank, he is responsible for the Strategic Management and Innovative Development of three critical electronic channels of the bank- ATM, POS and eCommerce. Prior to this, he was the Head of eBusiness Service Management with responsibility for ensuring Excellent Service Experience across all electronic channels of the bank.
Damola is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); he is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (ACIB), he is a member of the Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA), an IT Service Management (ITIL) Expert and a PRINCE2 (Project Management) Practitioner.
Damola is also very passionate about giving back to the society. He is a co-founder and the President of Young and Excellent Club (YEC) which is a group of young professionals committed to helping other young people succeed and maximise their potentials. YEC grants scholarship to various brilliant but less privileged students, holds seminars, conferences and educational workshops for young people in various communities. Through YEC, Damola provides mentorship to 100s of youths
Ayo Alaba Idowu is a brand analyst, a communications expert, and public relations professional. Ayo’s experience cuts across the different aspects of media. He has worked with Nigerian Tribune as an entertainment reporter. He has been featured in a few Nigerian films before quitting acting for higher responsibilities in 2009. His journey as a producer began in 2008 when he produced his first film, followed by his second in 2013. Ayo is now a professional content creator, producer and director for varying works of art.
Ayo has created, directed and produced multiple television contents for Glass House Entertainment, among which are Hope234, The Survivor Show, The Legendary Show, The Proposal Show and Once Upon A Time. Ayo is currently working on four other contents that are projected to be ready before the end of 2015. Africa Magic channels and Ben TV, UK are major platforms for most of the television contents created, produced and directed by Ayo.
Ayo has a B.ED in English Language and Literature, and a Master’s Degree in Communication and Language Art from the University of Ibadan. He is currently a PhD student at Covenant University. Ayo is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Certified Marketing Communications Institute of Nigeria (CMCIN), and Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK (CIPR, UK). Ayo is the Lead Consultant/CEO of Glass House Entertainment Limited.