Odili Charles Opute started his IT career with web technologies in 2003 after obtaining a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Benin. Having successfully completed the Enterprise Java track in NIIT Benin, he joined Digitanx Systems in 2006 where he led Java and Mobile development. In 2007 he embraced the freelance game, consulting for several agencies and development shops while stretching his hands with other non-java technologies. He later moved to Port Harcourt city in late 2008 and joined XChequer, a vibrant startup hoping to change the mobile landscape in Africa with NFC solutions. Whilst in XChequer, he was responsible for cutting edge web solutions and lead the development of the NFC prototypes. He currently works with the University of Benin as one of the Webmasters, but with the specific responsibility of strategy, design, and development lead for the institution’s online presence.