Omotola Kuyoro was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to Canada in 2005 to develop himself as a world changer. He is currently pursuing his MBA at the Rotman School of Management, specializing in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management and is expected to graduate in 2015. He has diverse experience in business development, product management and strategy. During his undergraduate years, he established and managed two successful start-up firms.
Prior to attending business school, he worked in the banking sector for over 4 years with CIBC and TD Bank in their retail banking division. He helped small businesses and individual clients achieve their financial goal.
His humble upbringing fueled a burning desire in him to establish corporations that would be socially responsible and participate in nation building. He is an established poet with over 80 poems written and was awarded the editor’s choice award in 2007 by the International Library of Poetry for one of his poems. His long term career goal is to be involved in international development in a strategy role.