Gus Olayiwola formerly known as Gus Ogunlowo was born in Lagos Nigeria but left home to further his education at Thames Valley University (University of West London) . To support himself, he soon started and operated a diverse series of successful enterprises, sometimes simultaneously. Getting his first break into technology working as a billing analyst and slowly climbed up the corporate ladder.

Always an entrepreneur at heart, he always saw himself giving back through several speaking events which varied in topic depending on the target audience.

Some notable audiences include

  • University of West London
  • University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • Tech Summit, Manchester
  • Influence for Men, London
  • London Real Academy
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Cranfield University
  • Tech Jobs – Manchester
  • The Arizon Network – Manchester


Today, Gus is the founder of one of the UK’s top tech talent acquisition network ‘Minds in Tech’ and continues to give back to the community as the host of Agile Manchester, a tech community of thriving agile enthusiasts within and around North West England, with over 400 members.

He’s also the self-publisher of  ‘Immigrant and I need a job’ – Which is one of the two books that cover his life, as well as top tech job hunting secrets. Both books ar due for release at the end of the year 2018 and the latter occuring in the first quarter of 2019.

Whether hearing him speak or reading his words, people are immediately engaged by Gus’ experiences, as he embodies a wealth of knowledge that fits every audience he is presented with.

Contact Gus via email ‘office AT gus.co.uk’ for speaking inquiries or SUBSCRIBE BELOW to get alerted of #IAMGUS speaking engagments in your city.

Past Speaking Engagements.

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