Fara Ashiru

Fara Ashiru

Founder & CEO Okra

Fara is the Founder & CEO of Okra, an open finance infrastructure that enables developers  and businesses to build personalized digital products & services.

Prior to founding Okra, Fara gained experience building and scaling products in emerging markets and venture based startups by working with multiple Fortune 500 companies and startups in the USA, including JP Morgan Chase, Sana Benefits, Fidelity Investments, BMW, and Canva.

Fara also served as a co-founder and CTO of Shixels Studios, where she led the design and development of core technology for blue-chip clients, including Airtel, AXA Mansard, RenMoney, MTech, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, and Nestoil. She has expertise in over 20 programming languages.

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