Odeyemi Olayiwole is a highly accomplished professional with a diverse background as an award-winning certified leadership coach, management consultant, behavioral analyst consultant, and economist by training.

35 Years






With an impressive track record spanning 23 years, he has been instrumental in building human capital across various sectors such as nonprofit, faith, military, healthcare, media, private, and public sectors.
Recognized for his expertise, Odeyemi is a sought-after speaker and trainer that delivers impactful sessions for organizations nationally and internationally. Currently, he serves as the CEO of Inspired 2 Lead, a reputable leadership training and consulting organization.

Odeyemi’s commitment to leadership extends beyond his role at Inspired 2 Lead. He holds key positions as a leadership team member in esteemed organizations such as the African Leadership Council in Washington D.C., Impact54 Scotland, and International Council of Friends in Chicago, USA, Citadel Global Ventures USA, Global Leadership Summit, and Jos Center.

As a respected professional in his field, Odeyemi is a member of the President’s Advisory Council of the Maxwell Leadership Certified Team in the USA. Furthermore, he shares his knowledge and insights as a visiting resource person at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies in Nigeria and other esteemed training institutions.

Odeyemi’s dedication to professional excellence is evidenced by his fellowship with the Institute of Management Consultants Nigeria and his membership in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). In recognition of his outstanding contributions to leadership, Odeyemi Olayiwole was named one of the top ten winners of the prestigious Maxwell Leadership Culture Awards in 2022. He has also written a
book titled & quote; The Leaders Love Quotient." Driven by a profound passion for personal development, Odeyemi is committed to helping individuals become the best versions of themselves. His expertise and guidance empower others to embrace personal growth and make a positive impact.

On a personal note, Odeyemi is happily married and blessed with three daughters.


  • 1979 – 1983
Occidental College in LA
  • 1984 – 1987
Columbia University in NY City
  • 1988 – 1992
Entered Harvard Law School
  • 1992 – 2004
University of Chicago School
  • 2004 – 2008
Entered Harvard School
  • 2010 – 2016
Trinity United Church of Christ.

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