Jeanette UddohHead of Innovation at Access Bank Plc
Jeanette Uddoh is the Head of Innovation at Access Bank, the largest bank in Nigeria and Africa's leading bank by customer base and branch network. She is a self-driven, result oriented, problem solving and high achieving innovation leader.
She possesses a wealth of experience ranging from innovation, analytics, banking operations optimization, and process improvement.
Her current role has seen her catalyse innovative changes and apply design thinking methodologies in bank-wide innovation projects she has led, both incremental and disruptive.
Earlier in her career with Access Bank, she spearheaded bank-wide optimization processes, including the Central Reconciliation Project, which saved the Bank losses from ATM irreconciliations. She was also responsible for drastically transforming the branches she managed leading to an excellent improvement in audit ratings - a huge feat in the banking industry.
Jeanette’s career journey has seen her work for United Bank for Africa where she earned Best Staff and Best Processor of the Quarter awards.
Passionate about African women in Innovation, in her spare time, she volunteers as the Chief Strategist, Africa Rising - Women in Innovation, a community of innovators championing the cause of neo-African and African women in innovation.
A Harvard and MIT alumna, Jeanette is an international award-winning innovator - she is Innovation Leader’s Most Valuable Player, Impact Awards 2020 winner.