Olufunbi is a Computer Science & Economics graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. Also, studied Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Executive) at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB).
He is the CEO of LeadSpace, a network of shared workspaces for startups, entrepreneurs, professionals, freelancers, content creators and creative artists that provides world class office facilities and amenities at a fraction of the traditional cost.
He is a Co-Founder of Passion Incubator; an early stage technology incubator and accelerator. He is also a Partner at Fastforward Student Innovation Fund.
He was the Centre Manager at the Nigerian government-funded incubator IDEA NIGERIA (Information Technology Developers Entrepreneurship Accelerator) which supports 40+ startups developing solutions in different industry verticals.
He is West Africa Lead for HiiL Innovating Justice, an organization that attracts and supports entrepreneurs who create justice access to families and businesses. He has helped accelerate the growth of two of the fastest growing justice startups in West Africa (www.diylaw.ng and https://anthonyrhodes.net/)
He currently consults for INFLUX TRUST to execute a UN Hackathon focused on the SDGs in Lagos.
He is a Future Award Africa Nominee in Education (2013) and a Future Award Winner in Enterprise Support category (2015). He is a recipient of the LEAP Africa Social Innovators Award (2014). He is also an Associate Fellow of the Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI).
He is a recipient of the Islamic Development Bank Group (ISDB) Business Plan Competition Prize 2014 (Growth Track).
He was an advisor to startups at the Harvard Business School – African Business Conference 2015 in Boston and a Yahoo! Panelist on Innovation at the South by SouthWest (SXSW) Conference 2015 in Austin, Texas. He is presently a mentor at the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP).