Akin Akinpelu (compère)
Akin Akinpelu (compère), Keynote Speaker, Performance Coach, Author & Trainer
Akin Akinpelu is an official member of Forbes Coaches Council, Foremost Performance Coach In Nigeria, Development Consultant, author of the best-seller “The 7 Star Teacher” amongst other books and keynote speaker. His purpose is to discover, develop and deploy people & systems to their full potential. He has consulted for many organizations and addressed more than 500,000 people in talks, training and coaching throughout Nigeria, the UK, Canada, UAE and many other countries worldwide.
Akin Akinpelu speaks to governments, corporate and public audiences & campuses on the subject of Personal and Professional development, communication, emotional intelligence, goal setting and other nation-building subjects that bring about immediate
changes and long-term results. He has consulted for Guaranty Trust Bank, Stanbic IBTC, 9PSB, Lagos State Government, Osun State Government, African Leadership Academy, Fifth Gear Consulting, and Speakers Academy amongst others.
He has addressed epoch-making events with the United State Consulate office, Professional business gatherings of DUBAI called CRFI, Martin Luther King Jr Day etc His quest for knowledge poise is his trademark as he holds a Master’s degree; an MBA from
one of the top 2 best universities in Africa, the University of Lagos, and a PhD in Educational Leadership from Trident University, the USA in which all these rest on the bedrock of a Bachelor of Sciences.
Akin’s all-rounded knowledge from years of professional experience enabled him to serve as a project director for Volunteer Corps (Africa’s central volunteering system) which under his leadership coordinated different projects across different states & demography in Nigeria to reach out to over 20,000 participants. In contrast to his educational pursuit and passion for reforming the traditional learning system, Akin has served in key positions on several boards which include being the CEO and Director of Erudio Hub, Partner; OARD, Partner for TC Resource Technology in the United Kingdom with partnership system from Amazon, Google, MySQL, Tableau and APM which is a united body of project professionals. He also serves as a key Speaker/Trainer for developmental learning boot camp, soft skills and School transformation exercises.
He is an invited scholar and lecturer at the prestigious Eudoracity Business School where he’s both a visiting lecturer and faculty member, Faculty member of Yadaversity which focuses on Blended and Experiential learning for young African leaders. He is active in the Coaching community in Africa and nation-building. He has been endorsed by global figures like Brian Tracy, John C Maxwell, Scott Gerber and many others.