Kehinde is an entrepreneur with five years of experience in the education-technology sector. As the Co-Founder of Stutern in Nigeria, he leads the Graduate Accelerator programme (https://accelerator.stutern.com/), a skills development and job placement platform that connects the most ambitious university graduates to long-term employment on an income-sharing basis. He has helped build curriculums and teams that have placed over 95% of trained youths into technology jobs in Nigeria, Ghana, Canada, the United States and the United Arab Emirates.
Also at Stutern, Kehinde works with the development team to design the user interface and front-end development of the Stutern platform amongst managing other technology projects. Stutern connects about 1,500 businesses to over 50,000 youths working in partnership with top employers in Africa. Kehinde has volunteered as a peer educator using the Scratch by MIT Media Lab for children.
He is currently studying the Mastering of Design Thinking at the Executive Education of the MIT Sloan School of Management. He earned a Master’s of Science in Computer Animations from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom and Bachelor’s of Science in Mass Communications from Bowen University in Nigeria. He is a 2018 Obama Foundation Leader: Africa, 2018 Stripe Global Entrepreneurship Fellow, 2016 GTBank 100 Most Innovative Persons in Technology Nigeria.
Through this experience, he developed strong mentoring skills and leadership skills. Kehinde enjoys focusing on the topics of access, quality, and relevance of education, and has a strong passion for youth empowerment through technology in Africa.
Host Organization: Sorcero
Role at Sorcero: At Sorcero, Kehinde will support the Product & UX teams at Sorcero, as they work with leading companies and nonprofits to develop Cognitive AI technology and platforms that support their role. The fellow will work with senior leaders from Engineering and Product to develop solutions and platforms that can support workforce development, accelerate learning & development, and ship solutions to customers.