Oji is an accomplished technologist, product marketing professional spanning the USA and international locations. Oji has lead technology innovation and transformation for one of the most innovative and technologically intensive asset management firms, Bridgewater Associates.
More recently, Oji has started his own mobile and cloud technology firm, Mingl; which focuses on enabling a pop-up social networking solution for events, shared and mobile workspaces and other social gatherings.
Before starting his career at Microsoft, Oji was a researcher in high-speed broadband networks at the University of Southern California, contributing to the current understanding and standards that comprise the global internet, especially in mobile internet connectivity. He also worked at Wind River Systems (now Cisco), a company specializing in intelligent embedded systems, to bring some of the internet related research to life in several key products at the turn of the new millennium.
Oji is strongly motivated to give back and to help the global disadvantaged with special passion for Africa. In 2007, he worked with the office of the president of Nigeria to assist in formulating the first national information technology policy of Nigeria.
Oji has a B.Eng in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Nigeria, an M.Sc in Networks and Computer Science from the University of Southern California and a double MBA from UC Berkeley and Columbia University.