Michael Oluwagbemi


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Name: Michael Oluwagbemi
Organization: LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited, Operators of the Wennovation Hub
Website: http://www.loftyincltd.biz
Title: Executive Partner/Co-Founder
Michael Oluwagbemi is Co-founder & Executive Partner at LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Electrical Engineering at Prairie View A&M University, Michael Oluwagbemi also earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston. Michael has worked extensively in the energy industry with over ten years experience, and is a serial entrepreneur having founded or aided the founding of more than half a dozen companies in West Africa. He sits on the board of Vertext Media Limited, Nigeria and Oceanbase Engineering Limited, Ghana. Michael is a Certified Project Management Professional, and Member of the Project Management Institute, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer and Texas Society of Professional Engineers. Michael is a distinguished writer and winner of various leadership and merit awards from the World Bank in Literature, Society of Petroleum Engineers and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer. Michael co-founded LoftyInc Allied Partners in 2008, with offices in Lagos, and Houston. He is an adjunct professor at Monterey Institute of International Studies, California where he teaches the Frontier Market Scout Program. He is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of London. Michael guides strategy and project management for the West African team; he is based in Houston, Texas. Michael is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas, USA.

Challenge Entries

WennoSource is a program of the Wennovation Hub, Nigeria. It seeks to provide jobs to developers & reduce urban drift, matching them to projects and infrastructure for execution.

The Wennovation Hub is a start-up business accelerator located in Ikeja, Lagos with a focus on incubating high impact start-up growth businesses, and development of projects in West Africa. Since 2011, it has incubated half a dozen tech start-ups and raised over half-a-million dollars for them from local and international investors. It is operated by LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited.