Labode founded Salt & Einstein MTS . The company is Africa’s first Mobile Financial Services Aggregator. Labode has notified the board of the company led by Dr. Ernest Ndukwe of his decision to quit the company he founded.
Labode is a business logic expert with a very extensive knowledge of the African emerging markets. He is mobile finance expert and a serial innovator who has pioneered and developed many winning business models especially across multiple industries in the field of mobile finance.
Labode is the initiator of MoneyBox Africa, the first company to receive approval for mobile money in Nigeria. Lai also initiated the Mobile Micro Credit Platform for goods and services in partnership with Greystone Partners Limited. He studied Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions from Harvard Business School in Boston ,USA and has a degree in Accounting and Law from University of Abuja, Nigeria. Lai is happily married to Ijeoma and is blessed with two boys and a daughter, Salt, Einstein and Rhodium.