Destiny has over seven years of experience as a marketing expert, business developer and a professional trainer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature from the University of Benin and has been trained professionally in Project and Business Management. He is the founder and lead consultant for ProfileSME, an organization focused on providing business and marketing solutions to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. Through his leadership, ProfileSME has provided sustainable business solutions to more than 17 businesses in the southern region of Nigeria. During his work with business owners and entrepreneurs, he developed competence for business management and strategic marketing skills. In 2013, he co-founded Project Management Development Centre (PMDC), a professional training body focused on developing emerging youth as business and professional leaders in Nigeria. In 2015, the negotiated and secured the Project Management Development Center partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Bayelsa State, through which he trained about 1,400 youth in Business Development, Project Management and Human Resources Management Skills. He is a volunteer to the Open Journals Nigeria, a platform that seeks to help young Intellectuals share their intellectual works and papers. Destiny is passionate about Business development and management, communication/marketing and youth engagement, development and empowerment.

Host Organization: Addgene

Role at Addgene: At Addgene, Destiny will gain an understanding of Addgene’s unique business model and use Addgene’s distribution data in conjunction with market research to develop and execute a plan to grow Addgene’s presence in select international markets.