Dr. Olumide Phillips was born on July 28, 1945.
He attended Igbobi College in Lagos for his secondary school education, where he excelled in Physics, Chemistry, and Pure and Applied Mathematics.
His alma mater was also Lagos Methodist Boys’ High School (1959-1963).
Phillips Professional Career As a Mobil Scholar,
Dr. Olumide Phillips earned a B.Sc Hons in Mechanical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria in 1970. Olumide began his engineering career as a 20-month apprentice with BP Oil Nigeria before enrolling in September 1967 at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Olumide Phillips spent six months as a petroleum engineer at Dunlop Nigeria in Ikeja before joining Gulf Oil Nigeria in January 1971.
Olumide worked on reservoir engineering, production engineering, drilling and well site engineering, and geological and geophysical subsurface studies at Gulf Oil.
He began his postgraduate studies in petroleum and natural gas engineering at Pennsylvania State University in January 1973. In August 1974, he earned his master’s in petroleum and natural gas engineering.
In May 1976, he became the first person to be awarded a Ph.D. in both Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering as well as Operations Research.
His research interests include reservoir modeling and simulation, geological modeling, enhanced oil recovery, thermal recovery, complex linear flow models, three-dimensional three-phase flow in subsurface porous media and pipes, petroleum compositional simulation, queueing models, optimization techniques, linear and complex flow models, and mathematical programming.
During his postgraduate studies, Dr. Phillips worked as a research and teaching assistant as well as a consultant on numerous advanced projects. He is the type of father who ensures that his children receive the best education possible, regardless of his financial situation. We’ve been told that all of his children go to prestigious universities outside of Nigeria.
Computers are the focus of Omatek’s business. Over the years, Dr Olumide Phillips has provided educational advice to this company
Omatek Ventures PLC is a computer product distributor and service provider. Casings, keyboards, speakers, PCs, laptops, and servers are all manufactured by the company. The sole purpose of Omatek is to create computers that will aid in the implementation of E-learning in schools.
Dr Olumide Phillips established a scholarship program for the disadvantaged and needy as a way of giving back to society. Over the years, he has been a huge supporter of others. Catch The Young (CTY) and the Dr Olumide Phillips Scholarship are the two programs.
Several gifted children have benefited from this over the years.
Dr Olumide Phillips Net Worth.
Dr Olumide Phillips Net Worth is estimated to be over $780 million.