If you need to get results yourself or through your people I could tell you that I could help you – but rather than me telling you why myself allow me to introduce to you some of the clients and professionals I’ve had the pleasure of working with and what they have to say.
One common thread throughout all these engagements is his ability to empower leaders to excel without drawing attention to himself
Over the past 10+ years, my team and I have had the pleasure of benefiting from Bayo’s extensive transformational leadership and change management expertise. First at Hospira, Bayo helped the company extract tremendous value from our global expansion initiative by driving operational efficiency. Second at Baxter, Bayo helped deliver successful integration of multi-million dollar acquisition. One common thread throughout all these engagements is his ability to empower leaders to excel without drawing attention to himself. I cannot wait to bring Bayo on for another project soon. Trust me, every team needs a BAYO!
A fantastic leader, challenging all of us to think through the complexities of large scale transformations
Bayo supported us during the COVID business transformation for space evolution and hybrid work model design and implementation. Bayo was invaluable, bringing out the best in every team member, “connecting the dots” and managing the projects and change management for 2 of our most successful projects in the past 2 years. Bayo is a fantastic leader, challenging all of us to think through the complexities of large scale transformations so there is executive alignment and excellent communications. I highly recommend Bayo for organizations who are transforming their people strategies or business strategies. Bayo is invaluable and I hope to work with him again in the future
His efforts were a key factor in driving our successful integration
Bayo was brought on to lead our integration efforts for a recently completed acquisition. The team was struggling to define milestones and owners to drive key initiatives. Bayo stepped in and developed our roadmap, defined owners for each task and relentlessly followed up to ensure milestones were tracking to plan. His efforts were a key factor in driving our successful integration. Additionally, not only did Bayo deliver on his objectives, but he also did so in a manner in which he was able to cultivate relationships and earn the respect of all the key integration functional leads. Bayo is at the top of the list for Baxter if similar services will be required again.
Bayo is a great Change Agent
Bayo is a great change agent. In difficult circumstances at a time of organizational change, he was instrumental in bringing together a new team from disparate functional areas. He enabled and coached team members to adapt to new methods of working to deliver successful outcomes. Over a year after the engagement the team continues to be regarded as a cohesive, high performing team that delivers effective results.
A driven, focused individual
I worked with Bayo on a global transformation project. He was a great project manager, keeping us on schedule. He is a driven, focused individual who will be an asset to any project
His oversight and leadership led to an on-time and on-budget effort that set a standard for others
I had the privilege of working with Bayo on a major business acquisition for Baxter. He was able to quickly step in, get up to speed on the various efforts that needed to occur, and identify the various stakeholders that were required to complete these efforts. Bayo's personality, management style, and communication efforts, meshed well with various personalities and agendas as we worked through the integration. His ability to coordinate efforts across multiple departments, while maintaining optimal organization, and clear line of site to progress and potential issues was impressive. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Bayo and I continue to hear positive feedback from my counterparts within Baxter. His oversight and leadership lead to an on-time and on-budget effort that set a standard for other's.
Cut through the complexity and focused on key priorities
Bayo is an extremely professional, highly organized individual who is a joy to work with. When I met Bayo, the project we both worked on was highly complex with a variety of stakeholders across many cultures. Bayo was able to cut through the complexity and focus on key priorities to drive key deliverables. He was engaged at the right level, and was a highly effective communicator who took pride in his work. Bayo would be a valuable asset to any team!
Gained credibility quickly from the North American CFO for Insights …
Bayo supported Kantar with the implementation of Finance for the Future as Change Lead for North America. Bayo's experience of majorly complex change programs allowed him to gain credibility quickly from the North American CFO for Insights and he delivered what was asked of him on cost rates as well as overall program governance. Bayo then handed over the batton to the PMO team locally as the strategic element tailed off.
Any company would be lucky to have him on their team
Bayo worked with me as Business Analysis Manager. I can honestly say that Bayo is always on top of his game. He is refreshingly straightforward and not afraid to share opinions or challenge the team. Bayo is always striving to improve his skills and share his knowledge with those others. Any company would be lucky to have him on their team and I'd consider it a privilege to work with Bayo again!
Refreshingly pragmatic, passionate and professional approach
I had the pleasure of working with Bayo as both the Lead Designer and a Programme Manager on BT Vision and found he had refreshingly pragmatic, passionate and professional approach to matching people to process to technology capabilities by taking the time and effort to understand the world across these areas. An easy going style that brings those around him along for the ride, and importantly, gets results. I would definitely work with him again.
Effective working with the Finance people in the international offices as well as the local project team members
I worked with Bayo at AbbVie. The project was a Finance transformation initiative resulting from the divestiture from Abbott. Bayo and I worked as peers on a variety of tasks advancing various aspects of the project. These included training/learning activities, change management efforts, and communications. Our work was focused on the 80+ international affiliates who were impacted by the system, process and outsourcing changes that were implemented as part of the transformation. Bayo demonstrated creativity and attention to detail in all of the work we did together. He was effective working with the Finance people in the international offices as well as the local project team members. I would welcome the opportunity to work with Bayo again.
The best part of working with Bayo was to learn how to maintain relationships and think of improving customer satisfaction.
The best part of working with Bayo was to learn how to maintain relationships and think of improving customer satisfaction. . He did a fabulous job on the project in the short span of time and was very professional, detail oriented, eager to learn and guide others with his knowledge and experience.
‘Bayo understands how to make businesses work collaboratively and is especially skilled and talented in forging better communications between project team members and organizational units
'Bayo and I worked together on a SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) Program where he was the Analysis team Manager, leading a group of Business Analysts and UI/UE Developers. He introduced key changes in the way the Analysis team operated as a key project unit changing the way requirements were gathered and business solutions delivered through technical design solutions. 'Bayo understand how to make businesses work collaboratively and is especially skilled and talented in forging better communications between project team members and organizational units. His knowledge of business and business architecture will benefit any organization that he is involved in immensely. It was a pleasure to work with 'Bayo and I would gladly welcome the opportunity to be associated with him again in the future.
Bayo is an experienced business consultant…led a team to launch a new strategic product
Bayo is an experienced business consultant in mobile telecommunications. He worked in the Business Change Team to design implement end2end business solutions working within a large virtual team. He has excellent interpersonal skills and is able to develop trust within the virtual team and was able to quickly establish himself - his area of expertise based on practical experience. He later went on to join another part of BT and led a team to launch a new strategic product.
Bayo is an experienced and very capable business solution authority
Bayo is an experienced and very capable business solution authority who will be an asset to any organisation
Bayo is gifted with a wealth of knowledge, extremely articulate and strategically creative.
Bayo is gifted with a wealth of knowledge, extremely articulate and strategically creative. I met Bayo at a conference in 2002; we exchanged business cards, and I have utilized his gifts on projects ever since. A strategy he developed actually saved us from a disastrous situation that could of cost us countless dollars. Bayo, I'm honored to endorse you!
Bayo is a professional who not only cares about the project but also the people involved throughout the project’s lifecycle
'Bayo is a professional who not only cares about the project but also the people involved throughout the project's lifecycle. One of the main attributes I recognized is his emphasis on nurturing interdisciplinary relationships and professional interactions toward people's success and ultimately that of the business.
He is a natural leader – he gets the job done
Bayo is a keen-eyed and charismatic individual with a flair for managing people to perform at their peak. He is a natural leader and a great asset to any team - he gets the job done.
I have the utmost respect for Bayo’s knowledge and expertise
I had the great honour of dealing with Bayo as he was a client of mine at BT. I can truly say I have the utmost respect for Bayo's knowledge and expertise. He is an individual who always has an innovative solution and "never say cannot be done" approach. It was treat to have Bayo as a Client and I would value any opportunity to work with him again. I believe he would be an asset to any organisation and he has many talents/expertise which make him a very sought out individual. I wish him all the best in all future endeavours.
Bayo, a consummate professional, he thinks pragmatically
I had the pleasure of working as a Business Change Consultant alongside Bayo fairly recently. Not only is Bayo a consummate professional, he thinks pragmatically, and keeps focused on the 'bigger picture'. Bayo is a true professional and a welcome addition to any team.
Bayo is an easy person to work with, identifies potential problem areas to fix well in advance so that they do not occur
I worked with Bayo through two key deliveries for BT Vision. A key part of this is ensuring that when we launch it integrates seamlessly and Bayo was exceptional at making this process happen. Bayo is an easy person to work with and identifies potential problem areas to fix well in advance so that they do not occur. He ensured that there was a structured way of working in place and his experience in the Business Architecture shone through. Through this structure and Bayo's enthusiasm for getting things right meant that he made everything a lot simpler to achieve outstanding results. I would happily work with Bayo at some point in the futuretural leader and a great asset to any team - he gets the job done.
Bayo’s style of working in one line “Let’s get it done now”…
I can write Bayo's style of working in one line "Let's get it done now"... Bayo is one of the best manager/boss one can ever have. I was directly reporting to him for more than 4 months. He introduced new changes to organization-team that helped a lot move forward. He introduced visibility to project very well. He motivated organizations and teams to communicate with each other frequently. I would like to wish him good luck for future.