Deji Fisho is an alumnus of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and University of Maiduguri. He is widely recognized as a pioneer, entrepreneur and a change agent. His business interests include Finance, Energy, Defense, Education, Microfinance, Real Estate, Payments, Insurance and Technology.
Deji co-founded Fortis Microfinance Bank, Plc. and was the pioneer Managing Director.
Deji is the Chairman of Brinq Africa, an approved Payment Terminal Service Provider (PTSP) and Payment Terminal Service Aggregator (PTSA). Brinq Africa is an IT support company with core interests in e-transactions, e-payment systems and general payment systems. Brinq Africa is currently providing service to First Bank, Ecobank, Unity Bank, FCMB, Union Bank and Keystone Bank. Brinq Africa is accredited electricity vending agent via a payment module for sale of power units of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and is also in the process of commencing electricity vending for Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JED).
Deji is also the Executive Vice Chairman of VINTAGE HUBB which is executing with the NIGERIAN NAVY the development of a twenty five floor luxury ocean view offices, apartments and 5-star hotel which will be 'West Africa's Iconic Waterfront Address' in Marina, Lagos – Nigeria.
He founded XS Energy, a part of the North South Consortium, an electricity Generating Company (GENCO) that acquired the Shiroro hydropower plant (600MW) in Niger State. XS Energy petroleum is also in the 2016 bid for the rehabilitation, upgrade, operatorship, management, maintenance and security of NNPC jetties, storage depots, plants and pipeline infrastructure.
Deji is the visionary of Fortis Academy, an institution accredited by the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide tutelage for operators of the MSME businesses.
He currently sits on the board of other companies including: Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc, Fortis Mobile Money, Fortis Insurance, Foxtrot Security and Nigeria Navy Micro Finance Bank Ltd.
As part of his contribution to human and capacity building, Deji founded Switch Development Initiative. A Non-Governmental Organization with core interests in education, community development and charitable causes.
Deji Fisho is the author of Switch, a book on Transformation and Leadership and Decoded a book on entrepreneurship development. He has passion for Youth Empowerment, National Integration, mentoring of young people, Community Development and building Bridges. He is a change driver and is involved in transformation programmes across Nigeria. He speaks widely on entrepreneurship, ethics, leadership and business transformation.