Olatorera Oniru CEO, Dress Me Outlet
Olatorera Oniru is an assiduous entrepreneur passionate about all things Africa. As CEO Dress Me Outlet, she is currently leading initiatives to realize a pinnacle in Africa’s history with less reliance on importation and more innovation with natural resources and the population’s capabilities. A member of the National Scholars Honor Society USA, Olatorera’s career flourished working for two Fortune Top 5 companies: Bank of America Merrill Lynch and General Electric. She also worked for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Lars Magnus Ericsson, as a Global Senior Consultant and later as Head of Sales Governance. During the course of her employed years, she traveled to more than 50 cities in over 10 countries on 4 continents.
Olatorera is one of the world’s youngest and most sought-after public speakers on topics related to leadership, entrepreneurship and technology driving Africa’s growth. As a leading champion of the Made in Africa Movement, she has been recognized by the Commonwealth Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, the Nigerian Innovation Awards, Forbes’ Most Promising Africans, Africa.com’s Top 5 Youngest Entrepreneurs, and the African Achievers Awards. Her track record of success has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post and other leading publications.
In 2016, Olatorera was invited to speak at AfricaCom, NigeriaCom, World Retail Congress, TMT Finance, Seamless Africa, African Development Forum, Women in Business South Africa and several other leading events.
Olatorera has a scholarship-based Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the prestigious Emory University USA and Executive Management Certificates from Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland.