Ayodele Faiyetole

Founder and Chief Executive

Ayodele Faiyetole is a multidisciplinary professional, researcher, explorer, analyst, and educationist. He is the founder and chief executive of EarthSpace. Ayodele co-founded Innovations to Society (ITS) nonprofit. Todd B. Hawley Space Visionary Award recipient; world citizen and a pan-Africanist at heart. Ayodele’s unique and holistic perspectives are informed by his multidisciplinary background, which spans through science, technology, humanities, and social sciences. He is an alumnus of Singularity University Global Solutions Program held at NASA Ames Research Park in Mountain View, CA, received a doctorate in Technology Management with dissertation emphasis on Space Technology Applications and Climate Policies. Ayodele holds an interdisciplinary master’s degree in Space Studies from the International Space University in Strasbourg, and a bachelor in Physics from the University of Ilorin. He teaches sustainable transportation and research methodology at the Federal University of Technology, Akure.