Tayo Akinyemi is an entrepreneurship enthusiast who has worked for several young ventures in the US, Africa, and Latin America. She began her career at an NGO dedicated to advancing women in corporate business. Since then she has focused, with varying degrees of success, on understanding how businesses are built and sustained. From developing a community-inclusive business strategy for a greenfield sugarcane ethanol venture in Mozambique to executing the US entry strategy for a digital marketing company in Brazil, Tayo has also explored the social impact of commercial business.
Tayo has an master’s in business administration from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.