About Us

DeGesh Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship (DITE) is a registered institute in Nigeria. Its main goal is to provide vocational and innovation competence for youth in developing countries. It provides all necessary support for incubating and commercializing of new business ideas. It has local and international networks. With its networks, DITE determines to encourage innovative youth to commercialize their ideas, talents, and innovations. It also encourages entrepreneurship orientation among school children to make them a promising generation for Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Vision: To be a leading Institute in Nigeria that makes dreams of youth come true.
Mission: To incubate and commercialize of new business ideas.

The Management Team


Mr Taofeek A. Mudashiru (BSc)

Mr Taofeek Mudashiru (BSc) He is State Coordinator for Oyo state. He is an entrepreneur of 20 years experience across different businesses. Apart from being an entrepreneur, he has worked with many companies, such as, Niger Matches Nigeria Ltd, Orilonise Hamzat & Sons Nigeria Ltd, H. Adesanya & Sons Enterprises.

He holds BSc in Economics from Univesit de Science and Management, Port Novo (Benin Republic) and ND in Accounting from The Polytechnic Ibadan (Nigeria). He is currently Managing Director of GBS-Adept Global Enterprises.

Mr Clement Pereira (BSc)

Mr Clement Pereira He is State Coordinator for Lagos. He is entrepreneurship educator, a marketer and a writer. He is an Associate Member of Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria.

He has worked with Etisalat Limited, First Bank OF Nigeria Life Insurance, Matt Emmans Consulting Ltd and A.O. Demarg (Nig) Ltd. He holds BSc in Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University (Nigeria). He is currently CEO of T. Perry Formula 3 International Ltd.

Mr Ismaila T. Sanusi (MSc)

Mr Ismaila Sanusi He is State Coordinator for Osun state. He is a professional teacher and researcher. Also, he is a social entrepreneur. He has worked with Image Control Photography Ltd and Summit Computer Ltd, Iragbiji, Nigeria. He holds BSc in Educational Technology from the University of Ilorin (Nigeria) and MSc is in Educational Evaluation from the University of Ibadan (Nigeria). He is currently doing his PhD at the University of Eastern, Joensuu (Finland).

He is also currently a Director at Center for Rural Affairs and Community Development (CERACODE), Iba, Osun state. He has presented academic papers in conferences and published articles in reputable journals.

Ms Yetunde I. Ogundiran (LLB, B.L)

Yetunde I. Ogundiran She is Legal Adviser and Secretary of DITE. She is a legal practitioner and an entrepreneur. She is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Institute of Chartered Secretary and Administrators of Nigeria.

She holds Bachelor of Law from Lagos State University (Nigeria). She is currently working as an Associate Partner at M.A Lawal & Co. Chamber and WeEnergey Ltd.

Dr. Saheed A. Gbadegeshin (PhD, MSc, MBA)

Dr Saheed Gbadegeshin He is Chairman and Chief Advisor of DITE. He is a serial entrepreneur, entrepreneurship scholar and educator, technology commercialization expert, international business consultant and family business continuity advisor.

He has worked in many private and public organizations which include University of Turku,University of Oulu, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences and FR Trading Ltd. He holds DSc (PhD) and MSc in Entrepreneurship from University of Turku and University of Jyväskylä (Finland) respectively. He also holds MBA in International Business Management from Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland), BBA in International Business from Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Degree in International Professional Teachers’ Education from Häme University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro (Nigeria) and National Diploma in Business Administration from the Federal Polytechnic Offa (Nigeria).

He has several scholarly articles around commercialization of technologies, new business development, lean methodology, ICT and internationalization and family business continuity. He is presently CEO of Adept Group Finland Ltd, Promoter of Eduten Finland Ltd, and Co-founder of Osadsoft Technologies and Osadsolutions Services Nigeria Ltd.


 

The Educators


Dr. Solomon Sunday Oyelere (PhD)

Dr. Solomon Sunday Oyelere (PhD) Dr. Solomon Sunday Oyelere (PhD), is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Eastern Finland. He holds a doctorate degree in Computer Science from University of Eastern Finland, MSc degree in Research in Computer and Systems Engineering from Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany, and Bachelor of Technology Honors Degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Technology Yola, Nigeria renamed Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola.

He is currently the coordinator of Smart Ecosystem for Learning and Inclusion (SELI) EU-LAC project and an educator at DeGesh Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship, Nigeria. Solomon’s research interest includes interactive mobile computing, web technologies, educational technologies, computer science education, and learning environments. He has received a number of research funding, including the prestigious JSPS postdoctoral research fellowship in Japan, Jenny and Antti Wihuri postdoctoral fellowship in Finland, and research mobility grant to Athabasca University, Canada.

Mr. Michael Ayodele Husu (MBA, BBA)

Mr. Michael Ayodele Husu (MBA, BBA) Mr. Michael Ayodele Husu (MBA, BBA) is a consultant and entrepreneur. He holds MBA and BBA from Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland and BSc from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria. He is an educator at DeGesh Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship. He is an expert in accounting, business management, project management, and solar energy marketing. He has worked with public and private organizations in Finland and Nigeria.

Mr. Hakeem Bada (MSc, BSc)

Mr Ismaila Sanusi Mr. Hakeem Bada (MSc, BSc) is a mechanical and electrical engineer. He holds MSc from the University Vaasa, Finland and BSc from from Federal University of Technology Yola, Nigeria renamed Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola. He is an educator at DeGesh Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship. He has working experience from Nigeria, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom and Norway. He is an expert and consultant in mechanical and electrical engineering.


 

The Advisors


Dr Laura Stromberg (PhD)

Dr Laura Heinonen Stromberg Dr Stromberg is CEO of Dagmark Petfood Ltd (Finland) and a Principal Lecturer at Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland. She is a serial entrepreneur and seasonal educator. She has almost 20 years experience.

Dr Sunday A. Olaleye (DSc)

Dr Sunday A. Olaleye Dr Olaleye is a Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Oulu, Finland. He has more than 20 years of working experience as entrepreneur. He is an expert in Emerging mobile technologies, Tablet commerce, Mobile commerce, Social commerce and Mobile apps.

Mr Henri Muurimaa (MSc)

Mr Henri Muurimaa Mr Muurima is CEO of Eduten Ltd (Finland) and he has 20 years of experience building and managing innovative international tech businesses.
Mr Juha Kariala (MSc)

Mr Juha KarialaHe is Co-owner of Fire Safety, Design and Equipment Markku Kauriala Ltd and FR Trading Finland Limited. He is an active entrepreneur : He has more than 10 years working experience.
Mr Adewale Ademowo (MSc, CISA)

Mr Adewale Ademowo Mr Ademowo is an IT professional and entrepreneur. He is a stakeholder at The InfoStride and other tech businesses (AdTall, AdBaze, NairaRemit etc). He has more than 10 years of experience in the IT ecosystems.
Mr Abdulaziz Emmanuel (MSc)

Mr Abdulaziz Emmanuel Mr Emmanuel is a consultant and expert in vocational training. He has almost 10 years of experience.
Engineer Willy C. Shalubinzenze (BSc)

Engineer Willy C. Shalubinzenze Engineer Shabulinzenze is an entrepreneur. He has more than 10 years of working exprience. His expertise consists of project management, building constructions and health centre structures.
Mr Ganiyu Durosinmi (MSc)

Mr Ganiyu Durosinmi Mr Durosinmi is an accountant and logistic professional. He has more 10 years of working experience. He is co-founder of Osadsolutions Services Nigeria Ltd.

The Partners


YA - Vocational College of Ostrobothnia

YA - Vocational College of Ostrobothnia YA – Vocational College of Ostrobothnia, Finland – Web: https://www.yrkesakademin.fi/english
Finland-Nigeria Technology Training Institute

Finland-Nigeria Technology Training Institute Finland-Nigeria Technology Training Institute, Vaasa, Finland.
Eduten Ltd

Eduten Ltd Eduten Ltd. – Web: https://www.eduten.com
The InfoStride
The InfoStride The InfoStride – Web: https://www.theinfostride.com
TPFormula3

TPFormula3 TPFormula3 (Clem Perry Formula 3 Ventures) – Web: http://tpformula3.com
GBS-Adept Global Enterprises

GBS-Adept Global Enterprises GBS-Adept Global Enterprises, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Osadsoft Technologies

Osadsoft Technologies Osadsoft Technologies – Web: www.osadsoft.com
Centre for Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation (CMRI)

CMRI Centre for Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation (CMRI) – web: https://www.cemri.org/index.php