Chief Engagement Officer
Diaspora Innovation Institute
MBA. Alumnus, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Consulting experience in global banking operations, developmental consulting, diaspora marketing, employee volunteering programmes, globalization, faith-based initiatives and youth empowerment. With Citigroup, Key Bank and Chams, led projects implementation and created diversity awareness at the workplace; currently, via the Diaspora Innovation Institute, championing initiative to mobilize African Diaspora back to their home countries to support engagement and participation in political, economic and social spheres. Author, Social Enterprise and Philanthropy in Africa (forthcoming, 2014). Recipient, US President's Volunteer Service Gold Award, annually since 2004. Akinwale Roy Ojomo is the Executive Producer of Global Culture TV Show. Before then, he was the Managing Editor of Ebo Magazine and Senior Partner of Roy Synergy Group, USA. Previously, he worked with Citibank, Key Bank and Chams, where he was actively involved with process improvement, developmental projects and awareness about diversity in the workplace. His involvement with Global Diversity projects earned him a nomination as a Diversity Contributor; he was featured in the 2006 Citigroup Diversity Calendar and received a commendation from Senator Thomas Carper of Delaware. He has been a recipient of the White House President's Volunteer Service Award (PSVA) since 2004 and has been invited to the Global Diaspora Forum, Philanthropy Summit and Clinton Global Initiative Annual General Meeting since 2006. His current projects include DIASPORA 100 Documentary, Facilitate Working Visits for top African leaders to the United States and the African Diaspora Volunteering and Community Service Initiative. Ojomo is currently writing two books. He holds an MBA and an MS from Wilmington University, USA.