Dr. Olufemi Nelson Fajolu
Olufemi (Femi) Nelson Fajolu is a Research Scientist with the Department of Human Services of the State of Minnesota, USA. He has previously been a Business Intelligence Analyst with Target corporation.
Femi earned a Master of Science degree in Management Science (Operations Research)/ Business Analytics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) USA and an Undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. He is currently a doctoral student at the College of Management of the Metropolitan State University in Minnesota.
Prior to leaving Nigeria for the USA, in 2006. Femi worked as the Ondo State Technical Coordinator and later a national production manager on the Nigerian national identity card project.
Femi is a strong advocate for diversity and equity and he also volunteers his time to mentor immigrant boys and girls around the Twin Cities and across the USA. He is a member of the board of the Bethel’s Rock Assemblies of God Church, a multi-campus Pentecostal church in the state of Minnesota. He has also previously held several leadership positions in the Minnesota branch of the winners chapel. He currently serves as the general secretary to the management board of the international Scholars initiative. Femi is married to Dr. Oluseyi Fajolu and they are blessed with 3 girls – Toluwani, IreOluwa and Praise. They all enjoy spending time together whenever he is not working.