Tayo is the Co-founder and CEO of MAX.NG in Lagos, Nigeria.
MAX.ng, a pioneering mobility company focused on sub-Saharan Africa, is building mobility, financial services and EV infrastructure for Africa’s $100B transportation industry; MAX recently closed a $7.5m fundraising round backed by Yamaha, Mastercard, Novastar Ventures and Breakthrough Ventures, representing the largest fundraise by a mobility company in sub-Saharan Africa.
Previously, Tayo worked as a software engineer and management consultant at PwC, Dalberg and Shell-operated Natural Gas Company in Nigeria.
He has been awarded the Alibaba eFounders Fellowship, MIT Legatum Fellowships, and the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Growth Award. Tayo holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and London Business School.
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