Dr. Adeola (Addy) Olubamiji is an Industry-4.0-expert and she is one of the few who have indeed used the power of technology (specifically 3D-printing) to navigate and thrive in the North American job market. She is currently the Director of Additive Manufacturing Solutions at Desktop Metal, Massachusetts, USA. In June 2017, Adeola received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the 113-year-old University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada and made history as the first black person to have received this PhD from the university.
She is the chief consultant at Tech Centrix Ltd. (Canada & USA), the founder of STEMHub Foundation Canada and she seats on the board of several organizations such as Health & Science Innovations, Indiana, USA and AfricaHacks, USA. Dr. Addy has mentored over 300 professionals navigating their careers in the North America, Europe, Australia, UK, Africa, Asia job markets.
Her academic contributions have yielded several scholarly scientific publications, scientific conference presentations, and a TEDx talk. Some of the awards she has won include 2020 Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, 2020 STEP (Science technology Engineering and Production) Award by the American Manufacturing Institute, RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant 2020, 2019 Influential Women in Manufacturing Award by Putman Media, 2019 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Canada Honoree, and so on