Afolabi Ogunnaike

  • @afolabi
  • Payment Product Strategy Director, USAA
I like technology that solves real world problems. Pursuing my interests has taken me on a journey from designing chemical plants to strategizing the future of payments.Β 

I’m really excited about Bitcoin, crypto and the rise of DeFi. We are going to enable billions of people - especially folks in emerging markets - improve their financial well being.Β 

I love life, family and food. Always up to try something new. Let’s go!
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Payment Product Strategy Director

  • USAA
  • Jun 2020 - Present

Management consultant

  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mar 2017 - May 2020

Product Manager

  • Wood Mackenzie
  • Aug 2013 - Mar 2017

Teaching Assistant

  • Cornell University
  • Aug 2012 - May 2013

What Afolabi's working on

What Afolabi's working on


Jun 01, 2020
Jun 01, 2020
Started a new role at USAA
Excited to join USAA as Payment Product Strategy Director! πŸŽ‰

Going to be focusing on 3 things:Β 

πŸš€ Developing strategy for mature (ex wires) and emerging (ex crypto) payments

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”§ Finding and executing on opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce costsΒ 

πŸ†• Leading cross-bank initiatives to implement state-of-the-art payments technology
Payment Product Strategy Director, USAA
May 01, 2020
May 01, 2020
Left a role at McKinsey & Company
Ended my journey as Management consultant at McKinsey & Company!
Management consultant , McKinsey & Company


Mar 01, 2017
Mar 01, 2017
Left a role at Wood Mackenzie
Ended my journey as Product Manager at Wood Mackenzie!
Product Manager , Wood Mackenzie
Mar 01, 2017
Mar 01, 2017
Started a new role at McKinsey & Company
Excited to join McKinsey & Company as Management consultant ! πŸŽ‰
Management consultant , McKinsey & Company


Aug 01, 2013
Aug 01, 2013
Started a new role at Wood Mackenzie
Excited to join Wood Mackenzie as Product Manager ! πŸŽ‰
Product Manager , Wood Mackenzie
May 01, 2013
May 01, 2013
Left a role at Cornell University
Ended my journey as Teaching Assistant at Cornell University!
Teaching Assistant , Cornell University
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