Idia Christian is a recognized and talented leader in the telecommunication industry with 15 years of work experiences spanning over 14 countries. He is well-known for his unique blend of executive business acumen, team building and solution-oriented strategies. He currently holds the position of Managing Director in ADLSolutions limited, where he has consistently delivered transformational improvement to service delivery and outstanding overall business growth.
With a reputation for achieving success, his performance as the Operations Director for Huawei, Congo Brazzaville was instrumental in providing the major four pillar inputs, which was the game changer in ensuring drastic improvement in the network availability and radio key performance index for MTN Congo, Brazzaville. He also delivered an effective competence development programme for all the technical team.
He has held several positions as Head of Operations in Ericsson, Congo Brazzaville and in Rwanda where he facilitated a high rate of business expansion and ensured proper standardization of operation. He also performed as the Head of Manage Service Delivery in Natcom (Ntel) Nigeria where he solely established the Managed Service delivery model in conjunction with Huawei technologies. As Operational Consultant for Movicel Angola, he played a key role during the network expansion project.
During the early stages of his career, he held various engineering positions in MTN, CELTEL (Now Airtel) and Ericsson. Carrying out roles as a member of the technical team, he brought about sustainable improvement in Network configurations and contributed to the reduction in Network down-times leading to his upward climb on the industry ladder.
He holds a Bachelor's of Engineering degree in petrochemical Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt. He holds an active membership of the (Chartered Institute of Engineers). He also attended leadership, strategy and management programmes at the Lagos Business School.