Founder and CEO of SBI Media Group, Rotimi Bankole has worked as a media strategist and planner for more than 15 years. Beginning at All Seasons Mediacom as an executive and rising to senior executive position, he went on to start SBI Media in 2013. The company has since expanded to include Streams Limited, a full-service creative agency.
Bankole has worked on some of the most important businesses of the decade, including First Bank, Konga, and Turkish Airlines. Widely recognised as a leader of the new generation of media strategists, he continues to win the most prestigious industry accolades, including Media CEO of the Year, which was bestowed on him in 2021 at the Marketing Edge Brands and Advertising Awards of Excellence.
Currently, SBI Media under Rotimi Bankole manages high profile accounts such as Tecno Mobile, Infinix, Itel, and Syinix. Other brands in the company’s portfolio are 9Mobile, Sterling Bank, Access Bank, Saudi German Hospital, Boomplay, Palm Pay, Ulesson, Oride, Opay, and others.
Mr Rotimi Bankole is a graduate of The Polytechnic, Ibadan and the Lagos State University where he studied Mass Communication at the undergraduate and communication studies at the post-graduate level, respectively. His PhD in Communication and Media Technology is currently ongoing at Lead City University. Aside from these, has taken executive courses at world class institutions such as John Maxwell UK and the Lagos business school.
A fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Strategic Management, Bankole was earlier this year inducted into the prestigious Nigeria-Britain Association while SBI Media became a corporate member of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce.
SBI Media is a wholly owned Nigerian media independent agency. A member of Masscomm Global, an international network of media agencies operating in emerging markets, SBI Media has partners in more than 120 countries.
Prioritising research, intelligence, and long-term relationships with media houses, SBI Media offers best in class planning and rates to its clients.
SBI Media Limited is a member of SBI group of advertising, media and energy companies, including Streams Networks, Alexander & Hamilton Media, Zenilla Media, DG, and Octageo Energy.