Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, the Executive Vice Chairman of Verdant Zeal Group, has been invited to speak as a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Olabisi Onabanjo University.
The lecture, which is scheduled to take place at the Otunba Gbenga Daniel Hall (OGD) on November 16, 2023, is a testament to the University’s dedication to providing its students with real-world insights and fostering connections between academia and industry.
The theme of the lecture, “Collaborative Innovation: Bridging the Knowledge and Research Gap between the Industry and Academia,” reflects the institution’s commitment to fostering meaningful connections between the corporate world and the academic realm.
Bringing his wealth of business experience, Dr. Olugbodi is expected to share invaluable insights on how collaborative innovation can help bridge the gap between industry practices and the academia. The combination of his knowledge and experience is expected to inspire new thinking and beneficial pillars around the subject matter.
Olugbodi expressed his enthusiasm about the opportunity, noting that “I am honored to be part of this academic dialogue at Olabisi Onabanjo University. Collaborative innovation is the key to unlocking new frontiers in knowledge, innovation and social progress. I look forward to sharing insights and engaging the students and the academic staff of the institution in meaningful discussions”.
Verdant Zeal Group, under Dr. Olugbodi’s leadership, has been at the forefront of driving innovation and excellence in the business landscape. He is the Convener of the famous Innovention Series, a yearly thought leadership foray dedicated to front-lining new development routes for societal progress. The invitation to share his expertise at Olabisi Onabanjo University reflects the recognition of his significant contributions to the industry and his dedication to advancing knowledge-sharing initiatives.
The event promises to be a thought-provoking session, providing a platform for engaging discussions and fostering collaboration between academia and industry.