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Meet the Speakers at Gold West Africa


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Yomi Jemibewon 


CardinalStone Partners Limited

Yomi Jemibewon is one of the founders of CardinalStone Partners Limited, a Lagos-based West Africa-focused asset management firm that currently manages $250 million across various asset classes. Today, Yomi co-heads CardinalStone’s private equity business, where he invests in and guides small-to-medium scale businesses towards positively transforming the West African economic landscape. 


Earlier in Yomi’s career, he worked as a management consultant in the New York Office of Bain & Company, and as a research engineer with Motorola. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and an MBA from The Wharton School, at the University of Pennsylvania.


Yomi is also the author of the book, “Risk and Return”; a book which chronicles his return to Nigeria and the entrepreneurial and life journey that ensued thereafter.



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