MY NAME IS TOLU
"As a person of color with a technology background, I understand firsthand the challenges that black and African-originated professionals face climbing the corporate or entrepreneurial ladder - access to role models, funding and sponsorship being some of the leading topics."
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Tolu Akindunni MBA, MA
Mum, wife and not-for-profit board member, Tolu Akindunni has had a Corporate Innovation career spanning over 18 years, living and working on 4 continents.
As a Social Entrepreneur, Tolu is a connector of people, businesses and missions. She believes in creating opportunities for others and mobilizing them to fulfilling a legacy of giving back to the community and those in it.
Tolu has helped entrepreneurs and corporate leaders re-invent their businesses, navigate complex transformations and emerge from disruption to achieve strong growth and performance.
Tolu believes an entrepreneurial mindset fuels growth and builds the resilience need to navigate the dynamic and ever-changing business landscape. The twists and turns in her own career have helped to uncover her passion and purpose in showcasing and supporting businesses from underrepresented communities. This has led to her active participation on the boards of not-for-profits like the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and 3-Day Startup.
She has garnered several years with global brands like Saint-Gobain (the world leader in light and sustainable construction) and Emirates Airlines.
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