Founding Board Member and CEO of NUSA Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC),
Cleveland, OH, and Abuja Nigeria (www.nusacc.us) (2010-Present) : a fast growing nonprofit
international business and legislative advocacy organization with members in 13 US States,
United Kingdom and 4 States in Nigeria including Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory(FCT).
NUSACC has collaborated with government agencies and private organizations to organize
successful annual international Business Matchmaking Summits and Trade Missions.
President, Tech-Consultants(2007-Present):Cleveland, OH: focusing on small business turnaround,
strategic business development including but not limited to planning and analysis; private
placement memorandum (PPM) preparation; efficiency analysis, intellectual property negotiation
and acquisition support; strategic technology market research and acquisition, transfer and
commercialization; alliance development; government procurement,
SBA8a/HUBZone/SDB/MBE Certification, GSA Schedules, SBIR/STTR/BAA/ATP, IRS 501(c)
3 and 6 Non Profit Tax Exempt and Chamber of Commerce Support. Social Network Media
Market Research and Demographic Analysis Advisory services.
Founder and President, Biotronics, Inc.(a NASA Contractor)(2002-Present): Strongsville
OH: a fabless MicroElectroMechanicalSystems (MEMS) fabrication firm, with primary focus on
harsh environment application in the aerospace sector.
Co-founder and Managing Partner (2005-2007):MTA, LLC., Cleveland, OH: a Healthcare
Mobility Facilitation Services firm that grew to 13 employees within 6 months of operations
with no debt.
Co-founder and Managing Partner (2002-2004): Edjolee Enterprises, Oshodi, Lagos-Nigeria:
an international document management and telecommunications firm
Founder and President (1987-2002):Digital Interface Systems, Inc., Youngstown, OH: a
proprietary flow measurement, machine vision, image acquisition and process control design
and manufacturing firm.
Business grew to $1m+ annual sales in the 10th year of operation.
Management Consulting Experience:
Affiliated Management Consultant with the following Consulting Firms (2007-Present):
I. Thomson- Reuters : a global information consulting and international multimedia
II. GersonLehmanGroup Consulting Management Council: a global management
III. Guidepoint Global Advisors: a global management consulting firm.
IV. Advantus Global, Inc.: an international management consulting firm.
V. Business Advisor, North East Ohio Territory, Growth3LLC. ( 2012-2014): an
International Value Enhancement Auditing and Consulting Firm
Program Management Experience:
NASA Glenn Research Center Contracts, 2006-2014: Fabless SiC Piezoresistive MEMS
Pressure Sensors Fabrication and support for harsh environment application
US State Department Contract, 2009: Communications Systems Supply and Support for the US
Embassy, Monrovia, Liberia
US Department of Defense Contract, 2007: Test & Measurement Supply and Support for the Air
NASA GRC GESS Contract 2002-2003:
(i). Development of Signal Conditioning Algorithm for the development of MEMS Silicon Carbide
Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor for Sensors & Instrumentation Branch.
(ii). Software development, hardware integration, system testing, installation and documentation
of Gas Flow Control Systems for Sensors & Instrumentation Branch’s Chemical Sensors and
Electronic Nose Laboratory.
NASA GRC Microgravity Development Contract 2000-2002: Design, development,
programming and integration of data acquisition and process control systems for the FEANICS
Systems for the KC-135 Aircraft
NASA GRC Contract 1999-2000: Market Opportunity Analysis, licensing and commercialization
of Stereo Imaging Velocimetry (SIV)
Graphical User Interface & Laboratory Methodology
Development for SIV.
Defense Supply Center Columbus, OH: 1997-2000: Waveguides & Semiconductors Supply
Contract on Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Platform.
Department of the Navy Network Contract: 1993-1994: Contract to network (Norfolk,Virginia)
Naval Base and San Diego (Coronado, California) Naval Bases.
General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules Contract: 1994-1999:Information
Technology (IT) Systems Supply and Support.
Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio (2008-2018):
Adjunct Professor (2010-2018) of Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Probability &
Statistics, Personal Finance, Management/Organizational Behavior, Labor Management
Relations and Business Communication.
Instructor (2008-2015) at NASA’s Minority University Research Education Program (
MUREP), (formerly known as Science Engineering Mathematics and Aerospace Academy
(SEMAA)),at Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland.
Grant Preparation Team Member: On the Team that prepared the successful 3-year $420,000
NASA’s STEM MUREP Grant that was awarded in 2015.
Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio (2011-2014):
Lecturer of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Cross-Functional Management in
the Management Labor Relations Department at Monte Ahuja College of Business.
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio College of Business Administration (2013-2014):
Adjunct Professor of Management, Collaborative Project Management and Business Statistics.
Principal Investigator Experience:
Principal Investigator – National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR Phases I, II & IIB ($1.3m
) Grants (2002-2006): Large Area Platform Technology for Small Diameter Silicon Carbide
(SiC). Managing the research, development, fabrication, electronic integration, testing and
strategic commercialization partner development for high temperature piezoresistive SiC pressure
sensor for harsh environment application, using a proprietary fabrication technique.
Principal Investigator– National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR Phase II Supplements:
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experience for Teachers (RET)
Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, NJ. $100,000 SBIR Phase I Grant
(1998): Electronic Schematic Archiving.
Non-Profit Management Experience :
2009-Present: Board Member, National Charitable Fund: a 501 c(3) IRS Certified
organization that conducts annual free health screening and awards annual scholarship to the
economically disadvantaged members of North East Ohio Community.
(i) Exclusive Licensee to NASA’s Stereo Imaging Velocimetry (SIV) US Patent., a flow
measurement, image acquisition and analysis Technology
(ii) Licensee to US Patent on Discrete Wafer Array Process (DWAP) an innovative Silicon
Carbide based Sensors Fabrication Technology.
State of Ohio: Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Encouraging Diversity,
Growth and Equity (EDGE).
Languages Spoken: English, French and Yoruba
MBA Management, Youngstown State University, OH
MS Physics( 46 credit hours of required 40 credit hours, concentration on digital data acquisition,
control systems and laboratory data analysis) Coursework Completed, The University of Akron,
BS Physics, Electrical Engineering minor, The University of Akron, OH
BA French, The University of Akron, OH
Certificate of Completion: Industrial Sensors, Kent State University, OH
Electromechanical Technology Studies, Institut Des Arts et Metiers, Brussels, Belgium
Member (February2018-Present), State of Ohio New African Immigrants Commission
(NAIC): Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, Workforce and Business Development
Chairman, City of Cleveland Mayor’s Ibadan-Nigeria Sister-City Initiative (2009-Present)
Chairman (2009-2018), Nigerian Community’s Annual HealthFair Organizing Committee:
non-profit organization that presents free annual Health Screen for disadvantaged Greater
Cleveland residents who have no Health Insurance Coverage. 25 area physicians and dentists and
20 nurses from 9-County North East Ohio volunteer their services. Sponsors and partner
organizations include Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, NEON, Cleveland Metropolitan
School District, Cuyahoga Community College, City of Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library and
Founding President, Nigerians In Diaspora Organization Americas (NIDOA) North East Ohio
President, Nigerians In Metropolitan Akron and Surroundings (NIMAS) (2008-2013)
President, Association of Nigerians Abroad (ANA) (2002-2006)
International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM), a U.S. 501 c(3) Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) with Special Consultative Status with the United
Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESC): Executive Board Member and Executive
Committee Secretary. Term: August 3, 2020-August 3, 2023)
Growth Angel, Rainmaker and Mentor at Growmotor, LLC: a social venture that applies
entrepreneurship and technology to channel the expertise of Growth Angels to facilitate the
growth of minority-owned businesses.
United Africa Federal Credit Union (UAFCA) (June2019-Present): Founding Board of Directors
Member and Strategic Adviser
Greater Cleveland Collaborative Chambers Alliance (May 2020- Present)
Nigerians In Diaspora Organization Americas (NIDOA) Continental Board Of Trustees (BOT)
NIDOA BOT Assistant General Secretary (2019-Present)
NIDO BOT Director of Community Projects (2017-2019)
NIDOA USA Board of Directors (20015-2019)
Alliant Health Group, Cleveland, OH, Board of Directors (June 2020-Present)
Vice President (2012-2014), The Black Faculty and Staff Organization (BFSO) at Cleveland
Vice President, Nigerian Community In Greater Cleveland (NCGC) (2007-2014)
NASA Aeronautics Sensors Working Group (NASWG)
Cleveland Aerospace Partnership & Regional Alliance (CAPRA)
President’s Council, The University of Illinois