Funke Opeke is the CEO of the MainOne Cable Company. After a twenty-year career in the United States, where she was the Executive Director at Verizon Communications Wholesale Division. She moved to Nigeria to work as the Chief Technical Officer at MTN Nigeria Communications (MTN). She also advised Transcorp on the acquisition of NITEL (Nigerian Telecommunications Limited) and briefly served as the interim Chief Operating Officer, post-acquisition of NITEL,.
She founded Mainstreet Technologies, developer of MainOne Cable, a submarine communications cable stretching from Portugal to South Africa with landings along the route in Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria.