Ogbeide (EJ) Ikhile

Business Advisor

San Francisco SBDC

About Me:

Ogbeide Ikhile, also known as EJ, is the co-founder and chief sustainability officer at Open Innovation Access (OIA) and a visionary leader with over two decades of experience delivering digital transformation, energy transition, and sustainability solutions. He staunchly advocates for re-globalization through an open innovation ecosystem. Mr. Ikhile, with his extensive experience across several industry verticals, including Energy, Information Technology, and Sustainability Management, brings a deep understanding of business processes to the table. This enables him to align business requirements with technology and data, instilling confidence in his clients. He offers invaluable discovery, insight, risk identification, mitigation, and Value and Benefits Realization Management services. His expertise includes waste reduction, sustainability planning, and carbon credit data management.

Mr. Ikhile’s approach to pairing technology and sustainability principles to transform a startup into a competitive enterprise is unique. As a global serial entrepreneur, he offers practical and actionable strategic solutions tailored to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global business environment. Mr. Ikhile’s vast experience in the industry, combined with his passion for innovation, is an asset to his clients. His ability to offer strategic solutions that align with business goals and objectives is unparalleled. EJ earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Federal University of Technology Akure and an MBA in energy and sustainability from the University of Cumbria.

Expertise: Business Planning BUSINESS STRATEGY Commercial Real Estate Data Management Finance