Tunde is a graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. He started his professional career with Guinness Nigeria limited as a Graduate Engineer but later joined Cooper and Lybrand (now PWC) as a Trainee Consultant.
He thereafter joined the banking industry in 1991, first with Intercontinental Merchant Bank and later moved to UBA as a Senior Manager, commercial banking. He left UBA as a Principal Manager to join FCMB as Assistant Vice President in charge of emerging corporates where he spent 3 years in various positions before leaving in 2001 as Assistant General Manager to start SWAP Technologies and Telecoms Limited as the Founding Director and took the company public in 2008.
He also graduated from Lagos Business School/IESE Barcelona executive MBA programme in 2001 and he is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School of Pennsylvania as well as Columbia Business School in New York. He also attended the Global Immersion program at Harvard Centre in Shanghai, China.
He is on the board of Nigerian American Chambers of Commerce and a member of the Institute of Directors. He also serves on the boards of other companies. He is also an Allworld Nigeria 50 Awardee.