Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade

Taiwo is the Communications and Public Affairs manager for Google in West Africa. Prior to joining Google, Taiwo was Account Director at Insight Grey, Nigeria’s largest communication company managing the communication function of some the most active and notable brands in the Nigeria and the West African region. His extensive experience as an integrated communications and PR consultant spans industries such as Electrictronics and Home appliances, Telecommunications, Banking and Pension management, FMCG etc...


Since joining Google, he has committed himself to helping the media across English- speaking West Africa understand how to incorporate new media and online strategies into their trades. He has implemented a number of programmes to train journalists how to make the most of the internet and Google’s tools.

Taiwo is very passionate about  entrepreneurship, social media and the opportunities to have positive impact in Africa  through innovation and technology. A trained Biochemist who found his love in communication, he derives joy from helping the media understand how to use the Internet and social media to solve problems. His passions are music, photography and storytelling.

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Editors Lab - Vanguard

29 April 2014

Pan-Atlantic University Editors Lab

24 November 2014