I'M Emmanuel.

I am a Product Management Leader and Leanstack Startup Certified Coach!
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I am Emmanuel Oluwatosin. I am a Product Management Leader and Leanstack Startup Coach with excellent track record of successful defining real-time business & product strategy and translating them into high-impact actions, operational excellence and financial results.

What I can Offer You..

  • Leanstack Startup Coach
  • Product Development & Management
  • Tech. & Innovation Advisor
  • Impactful Speaker

Most products fail not because entrepreneurs fail to build what they set out to build, but because they waste needless time, money, and effort building the wrong product. In other words, they build something nobody wants. Emmanuel (EO) consults with individual businesses to help them implement Continuous Innovation principles and create an innovation process that works.

EO is an e. He works with individuals and businesses to define the overall business & product strategy and build Minimum Lovable Product (MLP) so they can go to market faster, attract early adopters, achieve product-market fit and be attractive to investors – and most importantly solve real problems.

Working with EO, you can get your MLP going in 8 to 12 weeks.

EO has great experience building large-scale, national and region-wide technology solutions and services with global brands including Nokia and Microsoft. He is a t

EO is a strategy advisor to several individuals and businesses that are planning to start, acquire or grow businesses. He focuses on product development, market validation, MVP development, market entry, and tackling ambiguous problems to produce excellent results.

EO is a highly sought-after public speaker, known for his practical technology Innovation and product development knowledge. He focuses on product development, market validation, MVP development, market entry, and tackling ambiguous problems to produce excellent results.

He continues to provide unparalleled value to individuals and businesses who seek his expertise.

Let’s work together…

MY CAREER TIMELINES

2020 - Now

 

Director - Startupcourt

I work with black / immigrant founders and businesses to conceive and build new ventures. In addition, I work with founders / startups to find product-market fit.

2020 - Now

 

Startup Mentor - Founder Institute

I work with Founder Institute's founders in Africa to clarify their business ideas and achieve product-market fit. Founder Institute is the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 4,500 companies across 200+ cities in 75+ countries since 2009.

2017 - Now

 

Product Lead - Zefo Corp.

I am responsible for building innovative solutions for different clients. I define the overall business & product strategy and roadmap requirements to drive P&L goals for all portfolio companies.

2015 - 2019

 

Co-founder & CEO - Tivas

Led a team of passionate people focusing on connecting people with relevant services / solutions. Also, responsible for defining the overall business and product strategy.

2014 - 2015

 

Senior Partnership Manager - Microsoft

Lead all Developer Experience (DX) related activities in the area which include partners management, developers relations, DX GTM, and strategic differentiation projects – received Kudos and recognition award for achieving top apps target 1 month before deadline.

2010 - 2017

 

Co-founder & Director of Operations - Mobile Monday Nigeria

Responsible for driving ecosystem partnership. Mobile Monday is a global community of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influential fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events to share ideas, best practices and trends from global markets.

2009 - 2013

 

Various roles - Nokia

Launched Nokia Life service (1st in MEA) & achieved over 400K users within 6 months with minimum "Above The Line" marketing, Built services and solutions that improve the lives and livelihoods of people at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid. My focus was to constantly create services and products that solve pertinent human problems.

2005 - 2007

 

Product Manager - Globacom

Led the team that launched and managed over 230 Premium Content Services – 3G, SMS, IVR, Voice portals, CRBT, MMS & WAP (including 3G content, Big Brother Nigeria, Play TV, VoiceSMS, Caller Tunes – CRBT - and FIFA 2006 Glo/CAF Award). Reduced customer churn rate from about 30% to less than 5% within 3 months and increased VAS revenue from about $27M to over $54.5M within one year;

2002 - 2009

 

Co-founder & Product Lead - E-nnova Media

Implemented a marketing strategy that positioned the company as a leading provider of online web solutions within one year; Launched reliable and low-cost hosting service and became the number 1 hosting company in West Africa with the Nairahost.com brand by 2006.

MY CAREER TIMELINES

I work with black / immigrant founders and businesses to conceive and build new ventures. In addition, I work with founders / startups to find product-market fit.

I work with Founder Institute’s founders in Africa to clarify their business ideas and achieve product-market fit. Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 4,500 companies across 200+ cities in 75+ countries since 2009.

I am responsible for building innovative solutions for different clients. I define the overall business & product strategy and roadmap requirements to drive P&L goals for all portfolio companies.

Led a team of passionate people focusing on connecting people with relevant services / solutions. Also, responsible for defining the overall business and product strategy.

Lead all Developer Experience (DX) related activities in the area which include partners management, developers relations, DX GTM, and strategic differentiation projects – received Kudos and recognition award for achieving top apps target 1 month before deadline.

Responsible for driving ecosystem partnership. Mobile Monday is a global community of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influential fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events to share ideas, best practices and trends from global markets.

Launched Nokia Life service (1st in MEA) & achieved over 400K users within 6 months with minimum “Above The Line” marketing, Built services and solutions that improve the lives and livelihoods of people at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid. My focus was to constantly create services and products that solve pertinent human problems.

Led the team that launched and managed over 230 Premium Content Services – 3G, SMS, IVR, Voice portals, CRBT, MMS & WAP (including 3G content, Big Brother Nigeria, Play TV, VoiceSMS, Caller Tunes – CRBT – and FIFA 2006 Glo/CAF Award). Reduced customer churn rate from about 30% to less than 5% within 3 months and increased VAS revenue from about $27M to over $54.5M within one year;

Implemented a marketing strategy that positioned the company as a leading provider of online web solutions within one year; Launched reliable and low-cost hosting service and became the number 1 hosting company in West Africa with the Nairahost.com brand by 2006.

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