About Cardinalkeys

Our commitment to innovative solutions delivery CardinalKeys

CardinalKeys believes in arraying technology to transform your organisation, enhancing the way you work and giving your business the right edge. Our aim is to position your business to respond to current challenges, with robust and fit-for-business-purpose technology solutions and services. We also believe in leveraging technologies that help accelerate your business achievements and open you up to new vistas of opportunities

We make your goals our passion, and cherish partnerships for growth.

Our capabilities are underpinned by value adding technology services encompassing consultingsolutions development and deployment, as well as IT outsourcing. The outcome is a robust, yet agile technology offering one that sets you up to embrace business change with confidence and help move your ambitions to achievements.

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Management Team


Patrick Eta - C.E.O.

Patrick has been focusing on the delivery of technology for more than 17 years. Before founding CardinalKeys in 2014, he was Interim CTO at Wevron, in charge of developing & implementing technology strategies, enhancement solutions, as well as technology consulting. His earlier career engagement was with Unilever, where he was responsible for putting in place a world-class technology infrastructure platform for Unilever’s operations in Nigeria, and also contributing to overall technology strategy for the Africa region. In 2007, Patrick joined BT Global services, helping to drive its services business strategies in Nigeria and West Africa.

Patrick now leads CardinalKeys in its mission to help businesses of all sizes be more productive, and to help them get the most return on their technology investments (ROTI).

He studied at the University of Warwick before leaving to focus on a career with BT Global Services.


ND Igbonwoke - C.T.O.

ND heads Cardinalkeys technology bit. His passion for creativity and technology innovation has seen him spend part of his work life at one of the world’s foremost technology parks  BT’s Adastral Park.
ND’s remarkable engagements in the last decade have included providing improvement design and implementation procedures for the expansion of BSkyb SNS Overlay MPLS/IP network The SNS team delivers the highest quality broadband, CDN and telephony core network by operating Cisco NCS and the second largest next generation Cisco CRS-3 based MPLS/IP network outside the US, enabling Sky to offer the best broadband, voice and media products in the market. ND also has, at different times, fulfilled numerous role executions within BT including: Nordics and Mexico NNI service solution design; E2E solution provisioning for customers in sites such as sites in China, Russia, Canada, Luxembourg, Philippines, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Sweden, and India.
ND’s coupling of technology development know-how and real sector experience provides the platform for Cardinalkeys technology incubation and offerings.
ND has a degree in Engineering and a remarkable set of technology certifications

Tambu Tangban - Chief Business Development Officer

Tambu combines 17+ years of rich experience in Software Engineering, Software Architecture, Pre-Sales Engineering and Technology Sales. He has fulfilled numerous customer-facing roles across vertical industries including Oil Servicing, finance, healthcare and telecommunications.

Tambu has a passion for creating, managing and selling technology solutions. His creative streak has seen him deliver excellent outcomes in major organisations including Delta Air, NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Citigroup, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. He has been resident on 3 continents and his understanding of diverse markets is being brought to bear on Cardinalkeys’ business strategy execution.
Tambu is an alumnus of The University of Cambridge, England.