Sam Obafemi, aka “The Octopus”, is an unconventional problem-solver with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, oil & gas, ICT, and payment card infrastructure. His broad expertise forms the foundation for his innovative solutions.
Sam is a computer scientist turned therapist and business specialist, holding certifications in CCNA, OCA, OCP, and CompTIA S+. He specializes in business processes, change management, culture, and business model development and has extensive experience in delivering training and consultancy services to corporations, individuals, and groups. He has served as a monitor and consultant for YouWiN SMEs in the North-Central region.
Sam holds a B.Tech (Hons) in Computer Science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University and professional certifications in human systems, including Certified Anger Mastery Coach and Therapist from Century Anger Management Institute (USA) and Certified Peak Performance, Business and Life Coach (NCFE, UK). He has an MBA from the University of Business Innovation and Sustainability (UBIS), Geneva, Switzerland, an MSc in Management from Ascencia Business School (College De Paris), Paris, France, and is pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA).
Sam is a dynamic teacher, speaker, writer, and advisor with several published books, including “Fans Don’t Pay,” “Based on Logistics,” “Fearless Seed,” and “The Vexed God.” He is a former Vice President of the Life Coaches Association of Nigeria and serves on the Advisory Boards of several organizations, including Civitas Tunisia, Rehoboth Center for Elderly Care (RCEC) Nigeria, and School Resource Centre (SRC) Nigeria. He is a respected figure in the business and life coaching industry, offering an innovative approach to success. On Facebook, he has thousands of followers and is among the “Fourteen Most Loved Biz Owners” as part of the “Fourteen Most Loved Biz Owners on Facebook” campaign by Sabistation PR and Media. The campaign aims to celebrate successful business owners and entrepreneurs and share their stories to inspire others.