Olufemi Omotayo

Lagos, Nigeria

Journalist/Blogger. Author. Social Innovator. Enterprise Developer
Olufemi's Skills
Social Media Strategist
Print und Digital Publishing
Product Management
Public Relations
Business Development

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Olufemi

Olufemi Omotayo is a multiple award-winning journalist, blogger and social innovation fellow with over a decade of experience in the media as a reporter, a senior correspondent, an editor, and a publisher. He is proficient in writing, speaking, and the use of social media. Olufemi is also an excellent candidate for planning and implementing innovative youth programs with a considerable experience in the nonprofit sector. He is a member of the HDPC Youth Sub-committee of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and founder, the Young Startup Network (YSN).


If it is to be, it is up to me. - Unknown

Work Experience

Managing Editor


May 2012 - Today

• Conceptualize and implement the business idea • Identify and develop publishing opportunities • Organize the process of writing, editing and publishing the newspaper • Responsible for photography, editing and production, and website update and maintenance • Establish good relationship with customers • Responsible for realizing advertising sales’ target • Coordinates the collection and distribution of editorial materials from contributors and other stakeholders linked to entrepreneurship in Nigeria • Handles social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Skype, blogs, YouTube) • Administers the online resource center including writing reports


University of Lagos

MSc. Mass Communication

2010 - 2011


Social Media for Journalist

University of Texas at Austin


Unreasonable Lab Nigeria


Co-working Space

Founders Lab Nigeria

2017 - Today