Michael Oluwagbemi is Co-founder & Executive Partner at LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited (operator of the Wennovation Hub based in Lagos, Nigeria and LoftyInc Capital Management USA) and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Electrical Engineering at Prairie View A&M University; Michael Oluwagbemi also earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, USA. He holds a Masters in Business Administration in International Management from the University of London, United Kingdom.
Michael has extensive experience with over a decade in venture support and development, project development and currently oversees LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited and its Venture Capital arm, LoftyInc Capital Management among many other entrepreneurial endeavors. LoftyInc is a project and business development company that has been instrumental to launching several impact start-ups including Fluttwerwave, Andela, Printivo, Hutbay, Fuelmetric, and Opacus.
Michael is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas as well as in Nigeria (COREN), and a certified Project Management Professional. Michael previously worked at ExxonMobil and WorleyParsons Corporation. He is the Chairman of the Essentials Committee of the Nigeria Content Consultative Forum of the Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board. A rancher-farmer, Michael resides in Abuja, and enjoys swimming, golfing, reading and writing when he is not traveling and spending time with his family.