Stephen Akintayo

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Stephen Akintayo
Born Gonge Area of Maiduguri, Borno State
Nationality Nigeria
Alma mater Olabisi Onabanjo University
Occupation Founder, Gileadbalm Group and Gtext Media
Known for Digital marketing
Notable work Upgrade Conference, CEOs Hangout and Omonaija Radio
Website http://www.gtextmedia.com

Stephen Akintayo is a Nigerian author and Digital Marketing[1] Consultant and the Chief Executive Officer of Gileadbalm Group[2] and Gtext Media and Investment Limited, a firm in Nigeria whose serves span from digital marketing, website design, bulk SMS, e-commerce, and real estate. He is a graduate of Microbiology from Olabisi Onabanjo University and the host of a radio programme, known as CEO Mentorship[3]

Early life[edit]

He was born In Gonge Area of Maiduguri, Borno State to a family of four children, in a very impoverished environment[4] without electricity.

Education[edit]

Akintayo obtained bachelor's degree on Microbiology[5] from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria. While in 5th year, he started a Student Trade fair on his campus. He studied Digital Marketing Consultancy by the Digital Marketing Institute and Harvard University.[6]

Career[edit]

He started his digital marketing business by doing Bulk SMS for organizations. He later partnered with United Kingdom companies to scale up his business. He subsequently established his GileadBalm group and Gtext Media and Investment limited[7] to serve thousands of clients. He founded Infinity foundation to care for orphans and victims of Boko Haram.[8]

Publications[edit]

Akintayo is the author[9] of:

  • Turning Your Mess to Your Message
  • Soulmate[10]
  • The Mobile Millionaire
  • How to Make 7-Income Figure from Bulk SMS[11]

Awards[edit]

The Outstanding Young Person by Junior Chamber International[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kanabe, Medinant (23 November 2014). "'I started my thriving business with N1,000' - The Nation Nigeria". The Nation Nigeria. The Nation. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ "The role of the digital media in marketing". Vanguard News. Vanguard. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Stephen Akintayo". Smashwords. Smashwords. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Biography of Stephen Akintayo - Writing.Com". www.writing.com. Writing. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  5. ^ "The role of the digital media in marketing". Vanguard News. Vanguard. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Advisory Board American Internet Business School". americaninternetbusinessschool.com. American Internet Business School. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Advisory Board American Internet Business School". americaninternetbusinessschool.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  8. ^ "2016 Speakers BELSUMMIT". belsummit.com. Belsummit. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Stephen Akintayo books". Tanum. Tanum. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  10. ^ Soulmate: Becoming and Finding the Perfect Fit 9781517139483 by Stephen Akintayo. eBay. ISBN 9781517139483. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  11. ^ NEW How to Make 7-Figure Income from Bulk SMS By MR Stephen Akintayo (first ed.). ISBN 9781533494597. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Junior Chamber International celebrates 10 outstanding Young Nigerians at TOYP Award Ceremony". BellaNaija. BellaNaija. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.