GroupHead IT

Engr. Steve Isitua Obiago is the Group Head, Information Technology / CIO at CHICASON GROUP, with 23 years’ experience in the IT sector. Prior to joining the Group in September 2016, he was the Group Head, Information Technology Service Delivery Management at Diamond Bank PLC, where he served a cumulative period of 17 years in various capacities in the Information Technology Division. He was a pioneer staff of the Bank from inception, he has served as the Divisional Head, Central Processing within the Operations & Technology Directorate between 2013 -2014 where his expertise in process automation and re-engineering was highly valuable, he also served as Group Head, Technology Support in the Information Technology Services Division of the Bank between 2010 - 2012, Prior to this he had worked in Standard Trust Bank now United Bank for Africa (UBA), HEIRS Technologies Ltd., and SpaceNet Technologies Ltd. He was part of the pioneer Information Technology specialist in Nigeria who revolutionized online /real time computerization within the IT / Financial Services sector. He also pioneered the deployment of the Cisco Enterprise Contact Center in West Africa.
A Holder of Bachelors of Engineering (B.Engr.) in Computer Engineering from the Enugu State University of Science &Technology, and a Master’s Degree in Criminology (M.Crim) with specialization in Cyber-forensics from the University Of Lagos, he also has a Senior Management Program (SMP) certification from the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS) of the Pan –African University. Additionally he has a Certification in Information Technology Business Management (ITBM) jointly awarded by MDE Enterprises & Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee USA, A Chartered Banker (HCIB) and member Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). Additionally he is a Member, Institution of Electronics & Technology (MIET) in the United Kingdom (UK), also a Member Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (MIEE).
Mr. Steve Obiago has various certifications in the field of Telecommunications, Data Communications and Networking including, CCNA, CCNP, CRCP, and ITIL. He is has attended several IT and Managerial courses in South Africa, UK, UAE (Dubai), France, Barcelona, the Netherlands and the USA.