Dr. Dele Ola is the award-winning author of Be a Change Agent: Leadership in a Time of Exponential Change, publisher of the Prowezz Leadership Newsletter, a change leader, and an accomplished professional engineer. His passions include corporate leadership, personal growth, skills development, and technological innovation.
Dr. Ola started his leadership journey with Accenture, a global Fortune 500 company before earning his Doctor of Philosophy in mechanical and manufacturing engineering from the University of Manitoba, eventually transitioning to applied research in aerospace and manufacturing at Red River College. After many significant contributions, he became Director of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing, serving as a major contributor to applied research leadership.
Dr. Ola has held many leadership positions and served on the board of several prominent organizations. He won the 2016 Research Excellence BRAVO Award, and his book, Be A Change Agent, won the business category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
An active leader in innovation and applied research, Dr. Ola continues to lead change in his work. His vision is to develop change agents to challenge the status quo, take charge of the future, and evolve into what they are meant to be in life.