Henrich is a businessman and one of the very few who leaves engineering to pursue a career in business. He got introduced to the business world at a very young age. At the age of 8, he, together, with his father founded a company where he still works as one of the board of directors.
About a year ago, he got nominated as one of the Forbes Africa Under 30 Game Changers. Henrich is a young entrepreneur and business expert with more than adequate knowledge of real estate, construction, artificial intelligence, and robotics.
Akomolafe Henrich Bankole was born on the 1st of October, 1992 and he did his primary education in Kano while his secondary school was done in Ekiti and Abuja. He graduated from the Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics with a degree in Computer Engineering. He went further by obtaining his masters degree in Information Technology Strategic Management from Barcelona School of Management (Universidad Pompeu Fabra) in Spain.
In 2016, he served as an intern in MP Ascensores Sevilla, Spain where he got experience in engineering and commerce. As an engineer venturing into business, he started his career with the elevator industry in 2016 and this was during the period Nigeria slipped into recession. It was also during this period that he became the managing director of Akotex Nigeria Limited. The company delivers engineering services such as elevators and escalators.
Henrich is popular for his interest in taking on young graduates with passions in the related fields and also determined to offer the best of what they do.
When talking about Nigerians who have made a huge impact on our business space, Henrich can never be left behind. He started his company with very little funds but his passion ad drive has indeed driven the company to a very good place. It won’t be surprising if the company becomes one of the very best in a few years time, it is worth it.
In few but concise words, Henrich Bankole is a young brilliant man, a master of multitasking, with lots of experience in entrepreneurship, technology, engineering, and real estate who has achieved a lot and still on the move to achieve much more in the business world. He is a model worth emulating and celebrating in Nigeria.
Oladiran Titilope is a graduate of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin. She is a writer and content developer. Founder of Teebooks Review, an online literary community known for its reviews and impactful seminars.