Prince Henry is currently the Executive Vice Chairman of BroadBased Communications. He is an experienced international business entrepreneur with over twenty five years experience in starting and managing various successful companies. Prior to his position at BroadBased Communications, he was a co-founder, Chairman and 50% owner of M&B Products Limited. M&B Products Limited is highly successful household appliances company with 122 distributive outlets in Nigeria.
Prince Henry has been involved in several local and international startups which have become successful corporations. He is very familiar with the peculiar challenges of the Nigerian business environment and has a proven track record of assembling world-class teams to execute projects.
Prince Henry’s background is in Finance and Operations. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, he was a Senior Auditor with Brandon, Smith and Jones CPA Firm in Memphis, Tennessee USA. At Brandon, Smith and Jones, he was responsible for leading the financial audits of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf of the U.S. Government.
Henry loves tennis, swimming, movies and reading. He is married with children.
Is a former Chief Operating Officer of an accomplished Telecom Infrastructure Company in Nigeria since 2006 until 2009, John’s passion is to build a solid foundation for Telecom Networks and has been the primary mover of various Telecom Infrastructure from OTN, Wireless Mobile and Wireless Internet Solution projects for Visafone, Celtel (now ZAIN), Nokia Siemens Networks, EMTS (Etisalat), MTN and Phase 3 Telecom (OTN Network).
John carries a solid 20 years of diversified telecom experience. Prior working in Africa, John is a Project Director of an Internet Service Provider in the Philippines for 8 years and a Senior Telecom Engineer form one of the Largest Telecom operator in Manila, Bayan Telecom Holdings, since 1992.
John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering at New Era University, and a diploma in Accounting at University of Life both in Manila, Philippines. He has accomplished various Advance Military Science Courses and enjoys Scuba Diving while on vacation.
Mr Ibisi brings to BroadBased Communications over 26 years experience in the Telecom industry. Trained in the UK and USA, in Marketing and Telecommunications he worked in the USA in various Marketing positions for USA based Telecom Operators including: MCI Telecom Corp, ISI Telecom, as Manager International Relations Africa for Startec Global Communications Corp, USA a Telecom Operator and as Vice President Marketing for Warsun International Communications Corp, a Start Up USA Telecom Operator with a focus on Africa.
As pioneer VP of Marketing for Warsun, Mr Ibisi was responsible for securing Agreements in over 22 Africa countries and handled all aspects of the startups of Warsun’s subsidiary in Nigeria; as Vice President Sales Africa Region for Eagle Telephonics Inc., a USA Telecom Switching Equipment Manufacturer, he secured Equipment Purchase Agreements with several Fixed line and wireless telecom operators in Nigeria.
Mr Ibisi has consulted for many firms including Final bidders for the acquisition of Nitel Plc and shortlisted bidders for PHCN successor companies. He has consulted for several startup Nigerian based Telecom Operators in the following areas: Development of Business Plans, Licensing, Network Design, Network Planning, Project Financing/Equity Financing, Network Operations, Start up Marketing, Recruiting, Training and Network Launch.
Mr Ibisi is married with children, he enjoys reading and soccer.