Serial Entrepreneur, Victor Ide-Okoye Named Best Nigerian Entrepreneur In Diaspora Of The Year

Posted on May 17, 2024

Champion Newspaper, a leading publication in Nigeria, is set to recognize the remarkable achievements of Chief Dr Victor Ide-Okoye, an American based Businessman with an award as the Best Entrepreneur in the Diaspora of the year  2023, at its upcoming award ceremony in Lagos.


Dr Victor Ide-Okoye is a renowned entrepreneur from Anambra State resident in Boston, USA and has deployed his God’s given resources to better the lives of his people in Umuoji, Anambra State. Most of his ventures in his community are just for charity purposes and not actually for profit.

According to a nomination letter signed by Dr. Iheakanwa Nwadiuto, Group Managing Director and editor-in-Chief of Champion Newspaper, Dr Victor Ide-Okoye, who is the president of Job Global America Inc. and Boston Hotels, Umuoji, Anambra State, was selected for his contributions in making Nigeria and America a better place through his activities.


Part of the letter read… “You have made Nigeria and America where you live and work a better place for its inhabitants; in relation to your involvements in the private sector especially entrepreneurial engagements where you have had over 25 years of experience managing multinational organizations primarily as a CEO and President including overseeing start-ups and turnaround initiatives, new business developments, new product launches, strategic alliances and partnerships and international business have continued to distinguish yourself excellently as a man of great courage and vision drawing from your vast experiences as a serial entrepreneur”.


In his reaction, Dr Victor Ide-Okoye thanked Champion Newspaper for finding him worthy for the honour. He said, “With humility and grace, I sincerely thank them from the bottom of my heart for the honor and for recognizing my accomplishments both in the United States, where I reside and back home in Nigeria”.

“Without any doubt this award would be a springboard for me to do more towards uplifting the lives of our citizens while making positive impacts both in Nigeria
and the United States.”

The award, which holds on Saturday, 25th May, 2024, is expected to be attended by dignitaries drawn from the private and public sector in including Brigadier General Buba Marwa (Rtd), the Ooni of Ife, past and current governors amongst others.

Dr. Victor Ide-Okoye is the President of Job America Global and the chairman of Boston Hills Resort & Hotel Ltd.
Dr. Ide-Okoye is a serial entrepreneur with investments in various portfolios. His successful business ventures have made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs among Nigerians in Diaspora. Renowned as an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, with multimillion-dollar investments in real estate and the hospitality industry, Dr. Victor Ide-Okoye was born and raised in Anambra State, Nigeria. After his secondary education in Anambra State, the young Dr Ide-okoye travelled to Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America in 1986, where he was given admission to study Business Management at Northeastern University. He started his university studies at Northeastern University Boston Massachusetts, and from there he obtained Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Boston Campus, Massachusetts. He obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Global Management from Cambridge College in Massachusetts. Dr. Ide-Okoye continued his education and achieved a doctoral degree in International Business.

Apart from his entrepreneurial abilities, Dr. Ide-Okoye has made notable contributions to academia and the nonprofit sector. As a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management, his insights and experience have been shared on various business platforms. He has served as a board member for several non-profit organizations to support social causes. He is a philanthropist who has given to many charitable organizations in Nigeria.

He has won numerous other awards including Anambra Diaspora Person of the Year.

He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Attorney Ogor Winnie Okoye, an Attorney based in the United States and blessed with children. His wife is Founding Partner at BOS Legal Group, LLC in Boston Massachusetts

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