Management Team

Evans Uko
Managing Consultant & CEO

• He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science & Statistic from University of Uyo Nigeria and a Masters in Information Systems  & Technology from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
•He has 20years of experience spanning IT/IM software Development, Petroleum Engineering (PE) Subsurface Data Management, Application Development to Support PE Business as well as Support for Shell Global PE Applications. He won several Awards including Performance Award for Excellence Issued by Royal Dutch Shell in Holland in 2011.
•He spent the last 3 years before leaving Shell in Commercial Upstream Gas business looking at Gas Commercial Deals, Commercial Maturation of Gas Projects as well as building Gas Modeling Tool for Shell Nigeria. He is a  member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigeria Computer Society(NCS) and Nigeria Gas Association (NGA).

Previous Jobs & Positions
•Managing Consultant, Smartdrive & Systems Limited, 2015 till date
•Senior Commercial Adviser, Gas Integration, Demand and Supply Planning from September 2012 to November 2014, Asset & Commercial Joint Venture, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Lagos. •Regional Workflow Consultant for Reservoir Engineering fromNovember 2010 to 2012, Subsurface & Wells, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Corporate Lead, HSE Focal Point for Subsurface & wells Team fromNovember 2007 to 2012,Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Senior IT Service Delivery for Reservoir Engineering fromNovember 2008 to 2010, Subsurface & Wells, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Technical computing Program Manager from November 2007 to 2008 – Subsurface& Wells, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Reservoir Engineering Application Support fromNovember 2005 to 2007–Application Management Geosciences, Subsurface & Wells, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Subsurface & Wells IT Infrastructure Support from September, 2004 to November 2005 - Portfolio App Dev/Imp & ebus Development IT Portfolio, East, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•Survey & Scheduling Team Leader from 2002 to 2004 – Group Infrastructure Desktop Project in SCiN, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
•IT Asset Manager/Human Resources Coordinator from 1999 to 2002 – Microwork Nigeria Limited
•Systems Engineer from 1997 to 1999 – Modern Business Machine •Helpdesk Analyst from 1996 to 1997 – Modern Business Machine

Friday Abah

Finance Manager

He holds a HND Accounting from Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda Zamfara, Nigeria

Pawan Bhushan
Technical Consultant

• B.Tech ( Electronics and communications) ,with 13 years of extensive experience on various telecom projects in Intelligent Networks with leading telecom Vendors ,Ericsson CS 5.0/3.0,Alcatel and Lucent ICC, Huawei OCS, NSN, ZTE, Redknee,m Centric , Acision . • Diverse technical skills in Intelligent Network, experience on various project activities like Planning, dimensioning, solution designing, managing, executing & commissioning the projects.
• Exposure to Project management , project planning ( time plan, resource plan),budgeting, defining scope of work , kick-off meeting, customer meetings ,core3 meetings, co-ordination with various stack holders & actively project execution as a Team Leader.
• Exposure to solution designing, high Level and Low Level Design, Solutions for various technical requirements.
• Major Projects Handled :Ericsson CS5.0/CS3.0 SDP,AIR/AF,CCN,VS,EMM 5.0,IN-IVR Installation, Configuration Integration & Commissioning for Ericsson PPS and CS5.0/CS3.0 Network, CS3.0 CP1 to CP3 Upgrades (VS, AIR/AF, SDP, PSL, SCP), CS3.0 CP3 to CP6 Upgrades (VS, AIR/AF, SDP, CCN), PPS to CS3 Migration.Huawei OCS Charging system CBP,SCP,BMP,SMAP,I2000,USAU configuration and Acceptance testing . Alcatel and Lucent Charging system ICC ,PP2.3 Operation and maintenance , migration from PPS to ICC charging system .Red knee Converged billing solutions TCB,PPRTU,USSD gateway solution design and Implementation.NSN Charging system SIEMENS V7.5 IN Operation and Maintenance.ZTE ZXG10 IN Integration,Implemantation,Operation and maintenance,Mobile Money Product development and Management, Charging Gateways Integration.

Previous Jobs & Positions
Worked as •Switch Engineer between 2002-2006 at M/s SIEMENS Ltd, India •Intelligent Networks Engineer 2006 at Spice Telecom (Now IDEA Cellular), India •Charging System Engineer between 2006-2008 at Ericsson India, Gurgoan, India •Application Engineer II between 2008-2009 at RedKnee, Pune, India & Nairobi, Kenya (EMEA Region) •Sr IN & VAS Consultant between 2009-2015 at Globacom Ltd, Nigeria •Technical Consultant 2015 at Smartdrive & Systems Limited, Nigeria

Emmanuel Okwudiri
Marketing & Product Manager

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Appied Microbiology from Enugu State University of Science & Technology, Enugu Nigeria