Dr. Oluwatosin Olatujoye is a highly esteemed entrepreneur,businessman, and humanitarian with over two decades of experience in various fields. His expertise in sales and marketing, negotiation, public speaking, management, human resources, project management, and development is highly recognized in the industry and he is estimated to have a net worth of $350 Million Dollars, a testament to his success in the business world.
Throughout his career, Dr. Olatujoye has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, commitment to social responsibility and an unwavering dedication to promoting ethical practices and has been a role model for others in his field.
Dr. Olatujoye's career journey began in 2007 when he joined the American International Insurance Company (AIICO) as a sales representative. He quickly became known for his dedication and commitment to his work, which led to his promotion to branch manager within a few years. Over the course of his 13-year tenure at AIICO, Dr. Olatujoye honed his skills in sales and marketing, management, and negotiation, and gained invaluable experience in the insurance industry.
During his time at AIICO, Dr. Olatujoye demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of the insurance industry. He was instrumental in developing and implementing successful sales and marketing strategies that helped the company achieve significant growth and success. His ability to negotiate complex deals and manage large teams made him a valuable asset to the company. Overall, Dr. Olatujoye's career at AIICO was marked by outstanding achievements and a deep commitment to excellence which make him a highly respected and sought-after professional in the insurance industry.
As an astute entrepreneur, Dr. Olatujoye is always looking for ways to solve problems and create value. He recognized the housing deficit in Nigeria and set out to find solutions to address it. He conducted extensive research on the real estate industry in Africa and the world and founded Oga for Property Investment Ltd. He started with just N500,000 and was able to build an impressive real estate business worth over $200 million real estate business in Nigeria. The company was later rebranded to Zylus Homes and Property as it expanded and grew to become a leading player in the Nigerian real estate market. Dr. Olatujoye's success in the real estate industry is due to his keen eye for opportunities and his ability to turn challenges into opportunities. He has been able to identify gaps in the market and provide innovative solutions to meet the needs of his clients. His dedication to excellence and his commitment to providing quality service have earned him the trust and loyalty of his clients.
Dr. Olatujoye has also invested in his education, obtaining numerous qualifications from prestigious institutions. He completed Financing The Entrepreneur Business at the London Business School, learned the fundamental and comprehensive aspects of real estate at the School of Estate, and earned a certificate in entrepreneurship from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management in the UK. He is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration and has attended and participated in numerous local and international seminars and summits to broaden his knowledge and skills.
Dr. Olatujoye is a member of several professional bodies, including the Project Management Professional Institute (PMPI) and the International Strategic Management Institute (ISMI)-UK. He has also acquired several certifications, including a Professional Post-graduate certificate in Real Estate & Asset Valuation Management, Proficiency in Human Resources Management, Certified International Strategic Management (CISM), Proficiency in International Strategic Management (PISM), and Certificate in Entrepreneur Management (CEM) from the Enterprise Development Center, PAN Atlantic University, and Lagos Business School.
As a humanitarian, Dr. Olatujoye has a keen interest in giving back to society, raising help for the needy, and youth capacity development. Under his leadership, Zylus Homes carried out several Community Social Responsibility initiatives during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. These initiatives were aimed at assisting those were most affected by the pandemic and alleviating the challenges faced by vulnerable individuals and communities. Through his foundation, the Tosin Olatujoye Foundation, he has contributed to feeding over 1000 less privileged people in Abeokuta, Lagos, and Oyo respectively.
Dr Olatujoye’s philanthropic efforts extend beyond just feeding the less privileged. He is also deeply invested in youth capacity development and has dedicated his time and resources to providing opportunities for young people to succeed.
Dr Olatujoye’s commitment to giving back to the society has earned him numerous accolades and recognition including the Icon of Humanity Award. Dr. Olatujoye's contribution to the real estate industry and the society at large has not gone unnoticed.
He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his outstanding work, including AIICO's Best Unit Manager (2016), AIICO Top 10 Agency Manager in Revenue (2017), Nigeria Achievers Award (2020), Top 50 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria, and Nigeria Property Merit Awards.
In recognition of his contribution to the industry within a limited time, Dr. Oluwatosin was recently recognized with the Under40Ceo Award.
He is a shining example of what can be achieved with the right mindset and willingness to take risks and a proof that with hardwork, determination and a clear vision, anything is possible.
DR OLATUJOYE OLUWATOSIN.