Born in Nigeria, Chike is one of six siblings currently living in 5 countries on 4 continents. A well travelled lover of people and cultures, Chike draws inspiration from the beauty in the things that both bind us together as well as those that make us unique. He is an ardent believer in the social and economic benefits of inclusion and diversity and continues to advocate for its adoption
Chike is passionate about tech entrepreneurship, diversity in tech and empowerment of under-served communities.
Chike is an Educator, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Engineer who is passionate about curbing youth disconnection, poverty, educational disadvantage and opportunity divide in underrepresented communities.
He is an former Fellow of the prestigious Colin Powell Leadership Fellowship, was named a 2014 NYC Rising Star by Pave and a 2015 Ashoka Emerging Innovator Finalist. He gave his first TEDx talk on entrepreneurship in Hawaii and continues to advocate for economic empowerment of minorities through various outlets. Chike co-founded Re:LIFE Inc, a 501c3 nonprofit that empowers youth through entrepreneurship and education, among other endeavors.
He studied Biomedical engineering at The City College of New York, Executive Leadership at Cornell University, MBA courses at UPenn’s Wharton Business School and Venture Capital at Stanford.