Ayo Owodunni is a management consultant who brings over 10 years of experience in coaching, training and strategic direction to enterprise level clients looking to achieve big-picture goals while also focusing on diversity and inclusion. His approach combines expertise, personal stories and humor-all intended to break barriers and facilitate communication. As a result, Ayo’s client list includes renowned companies such as Spotify, Canada Life, Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, CIBC, TMX Group and Hydro One, to name a few. Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, Ayo also shares his immigrant experience and helpful advice through radio segments on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and CityNews Kitchener. His book, Values, Culture, Period – Redefining the Value of Values to Drive Business Results and Inclusive Leadership: The Immigrant View – Helping immigrants Thrive and Soar in Your Organization, also includes practical information for international professionals establishing themselves in Canada.
Ayo holds an MBA in entrepreneurship & Technology. Has a Life Coaching certification. He serves on several organization boards, including immigrantnetworks.com, Leadership Waterloo Region, expedier.co, and Emergency Response Africa. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants.