Babafunlayo Oke

Senior Lead IT Business Analyst, Business Systems Group at Practising Law Institute, Inc.

Babafunlayo Oke has a diverse work experience spanning a range of roles and industries. They began their career as an Office of Technology Summer Intern at the New York City Department of Information Technology in 1999. Later, they worked as a Computer Technical Assistant/Education Credit Evaluator at GOLSTAT Educational Services from 1997 to 2001.

Moving on, Oke joined Nature Publishing Group as a Production Assistant from 2001 to 2005, where they reviewed digital submissions and supported the implementation of the computer-to-plate printing process. They then returned to GOLSTAT Educational Services as a Services Administrator, supervising and assigning tasks while generating comprehensive reports based on credit evaluator analysis.

In 2008, Oke started working at the Practising Law Institute (PLI). They initially served as a Research & Development Coordinator, conducting research, compiling reports, and providing technical support for social media efforts. Oke then transitioned into various roles at PLI, including Project Analyst and Business Analyst. In their most recent roles, they served as Lead QA Analyst and Lead IT Business Analyst, working on product strategy and quality assurance.

Overall, Babafunlayo Oke has demonstrated their expertise in various areas, including research, technology support, project analysis, and business systems analysis.

Babafunlayo Oke obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, during the years 1998 to 2001. Later, from 2003 to 2004, Babafunlayo pursued a Master's degree in Business Administration at Metropolitan College of New York. In addition, Babafunlayo has obtained certifications in Problem-Solving Techniques from LinkedIn (expected to be acquired in 2023), Product Management: Building a Product Roadmap from LinkedIn (expected to be acquired in 2023), and Photoshop PSD to HTML from Train Simple (obtained in 2015).



  • Senior Lead IT Business Analyst, Business Systems Group

    January, 2024 - present

  • Lead IT Business Analyst, Business Systems Group

    May, 2022

  • Lead QA Analyst

    January, 2022

  • Business Analyst

    May, 2013

  • Project Analyst

    October, 2011

  • Research & Development Coordinator

    August, 2008

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