Rex Mafiana is currently the Chief Executive officer of FPG Technologies & Solutions LTD (FPG), where his leadership has seen the company breaking all bounds and exceeding results right from its first year of operation. It is noteworthy that FPG amongst other things is now one of the foremost IT companies in the country especially around IT Security.
FPG is currently at the forefront of Cyber defense for some of the private sector organizations including but not limited to Banks, Telcos, Oil & Gas, etc, in areas of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), Zero Day (ZD), Privileged Identity Management /Privileged Account Security (PIM/PAS), Unified threat Management and so many other IT security solutions both for signature-based and signature-less attack solutions.
Before FPG, Rex was the West Africa District Manager of NetApp Inc., a US based company (Fortune 500, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 NTAP), where as part of the global leadership team, he built the west African team and business to the number 1 market share position in west Africa, a rare feat considering that the parent company is no2 and 3 in most other places.
Before NetApp, Rex was the West African Sales manager for IBM (S&P100, Fortune 100, Nasdaq) where again he made sure that IBM retained a lion share of the Server market especially in the Banks. Prior to moving to IBM, Rex served for about seven years with Computer Warehouse Limited one of the foremost indigenous Information Technology companies locally where he built over 7 lines of business, leaving in 2006 as a Senior Manager.
Rex has gathered over 17 years of Information Technology experience and over ten of which was spent in challenging (and rewarding) senior Management positions. Rex is a graduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, and has since been exposed to very high levels of management including but not limited to Harvard mentorship, sales, technology and other trainings, education, certifications and network globally. He is happily married to Hannah Kamphuis and they are blessed with a son.