Ayo Owodunni

Ayo Owodunni

Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Black Professionals In Tech Network (BPTN) Inc.


Ayo Owodunni is a management consultant who brings over 10 years of experience in coaching, training and strategicdirection to enterprise level clients looking to achieve big-picture goals while also focusing on diversity and inclusion.His approach combines expertise, personal stories and humor-all intended to break barriers and facilitatecommunication. As a result, Ayo's client list includesrenowned companies such as Spotify, Canada Life, Microsoft,Thomson Reuters, CIBC, TMX Group and Hydro One, to name a few. Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, Ayo also shares hisimmigrant experience and helpful advice through radio segments on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) andCityNews Kitchener. His book, Values, Culture, Period - Redefining the Value of Values to Drive Business Results andInclusive Leadership: The Immigrant View - Helping immigrants Thrive and Soar in Your Organization, also includespractical information for international professionals establishing themselves in Canada.


Ayo holds an MBA in entrepreneurship and a Life Coach certification. He serves on several organizationboards, including immigrantnetworks.com, Leadership Waterloo Region, expedier.co,adventure4change.org and Emergency Response Africa. He is a member of the Canadian Association ofManagement Consultants.



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