K. Oni Chukwu '94 MBA, '15 Hon.
Mr. Chukwu is executive chairman of Aventri, the leader in cloud-based events management software. He previously served six years as president and CEO of Aventri. Prior to that, he was chief financial officer of Triple Point Technology, a firm that specializes in solutions for commodity trading, risk management, and logistics.
Mr. Chukwu has more than 20 years of experience in growing global technology companies and working closely with enterprise business users around the world in providing them the software, technology tools and services they need to achieve their growth goals. He also has proven skills in recruiting and nurturing global talent to deliver best-in-class software and services for customers.
Mr. Chukwu has extensive knowledge and experience as a CFO for software and services organizations. Prior to his appointment at Triple Point Technology, Mr. Chukwu was the CFO of Netkey, Inc., an enterprise software company providing a dominant platform for self-service devices, kiosks and digital signage to major retailers. He has held top positions at Eventra, Inc., Healthcare Software Synergies, Inc., Lexbridge Corporation and KPMG Peat Marwick.
Through the AfricaPlan Foundation, his family foundation, Mr. Chukwu actively supports underprivileged youth and women’s issues globally in the areas of education, healthcare and leadership development. The organization also provides financial support to budding entrepreneurs.
He joined the University of New Haven’s Board of Governors in 2007. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Technology Council.
Mr. Chukwu holds an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was a recipient of the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012, and the University awarded him an honorary Doctor of Business Administration in 2015.