Sam Ojei is a serial entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.
He is the founder of Workcity; the largest co-working space in Nigeria with a branch spread projection of 23 locations across Africa.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria.
Bioscope was also founded by Sam as a social enterprise with a vision to promote learning and social re-engineering. The mission of Bioscope is to achieve increased inclusion of vulnerable individuals and minority communities through novel initiatives that are capable of creating and promoting genuine compassion and delivering equal opportunities to the global vulnerable community. Sam believes that social and cultural integration can be enhanced through Knowledge sharing.
He is a Business Analytics alumunus of Harvard Business School and Daystar Leadership Academy where he studied leadership and entrepreneurship. His passion for entrepreneurship started at an early age while still in High school. His ability to convert his passion for photography into a business in 1997 earned him the renowned reputation of “youngest photographer” within his then school community.
Sam launched his first official independent brand development agency: Stimtech Communications with a dedicated team of five staff.
After successfully leading Stimtech Communications for few years Sam spotted viable opportunities in the Ecommerce space and provided leadership for his team to invest in Niiyo Nigeria, an e-commerce company where he served as CEO till when the company took a strategic decision to divest and diversify her portfolio into education consulting, real estate, innovation and equity investment.
Poised by his background and entrepreneurial experience, Sam is driven to motivate startups to success in the digital economy space and beyond by making available the needed tools, expertise and funding opportunities to entrepreneurs for the purpose of incubation, acceleration and scaling through the Workcity platform.
Sam believes that emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Big Data, machine learning and Quantum Computing can be deployed to solve some of the problems being faced on our planet. His overriding vision is to inspire especially disadvantaged young people around the world to discover their true-selves so as to create and share remarkable life experiences that will bring about fulfillment.