Femi D. Ipadeola is an acclaimed Media Practitioner, experienced Organisational Leader, highly-sought international Speaker and Executive Trainer/Leadership Coach

(A.) Professional Speaker

1. Femi has been involved in the Speaking Business for over two decades as:

a. Television Presenter and Newscaster

b. Motivational keynote Speaker

c. Moderator at Policy Round Table events.

d. Voice Over Artiste for TV Documentaries, Feature Films and Informercials.

e. Early morning Radio Personality.

f. Master of Ceremony at Corporate Events such as Conventions, Conferences, AGMs, Symposia, Official launches, Corporate retreats, Award/Gala nights, Charity Balls and Formal Dinners.

2. Elocution Coach

a. He has coached several professionals, top executives and prominent public figures on Speech Presentation, Oratorical Skills and Conversational Skills.

b. He has also served as Elocution Coach on the internationally–acclaimed Oratory Television Reality Show, The Debaters

3. He has authored three Books/Monographs on Speaking viz:

  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Public Speaking is Less about Speaking
  • Speaking in Business Situations

4. He is a member of the Toastmasters International.

(B.) Lecturer, Trainer & Coach

Femi has been a Management/Executive Trainer and Organisational Leadership Coach for more than 15 years. He has also Lectured in Nigeria’s tertiary education system for more than two decades.

1. Femi has delivered impactful training sessions for leading organisations on:

Executive Development

Organisational Leadership

Business Communication & Public Speaking

Soft Skills/Personal Development

Brand Communication & Strategy

Selling/Customer Service

Job Interview Skills

Etiquette & Modern Manners

Team Building

Business Development & Strategy

2. Femi also facilitated several Workshops and Seminars for mid-level and senior-level executives of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Ibadan, Nigeria while serving as a member of its Administrative Board between 2011 and 2014.

3. Femi has lectured Business Communication and Organisational Leadership courses at both the University and Polytechnic education systems in Nigeria for more than two decades.

(C.) Media Personality

Femi is one of Nigeria’s most accomplished media personalities. Some of his responsibilities in media practice are:

1. Media Executive

Femi has served as Pioneer Head of Station of the multiple award winning satellite TV channel,  Impact Africa Television (IATV), Nigeria.

Femi also served as Administrative Board member at one of Nigeria’s most prominent broadcast corporation, the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (B.C.O.S), Ibadan, Nigeria.

He has also served on the board of Time Media Services Limited, Lagos, Nigeria.

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2. Editor-in-Chief

TALKE (Business & Lifestyle) Magazine

3. Supervising Producer/Presenter

TWFI (Syndicated TV Programme)

4. Editorial Facilitator

He is the Editorial Facilitator of popular online convergence media platform, Talke.ng

5. Broadcast Journalist

He has served as a News Reporter, News Caster and News Producer at Nigeria’s most respected television station, Channels Television, Lagos, Nigeria.

6. TV Producer/Presenter

For many years, Femi also served as Associate Producer and Presenter on the No. 1 and No. 2 flagship programmes – Sunrise Daily and Sunrise Weekend – on Nigeria’s No. 1  TV channel, Channels Television, Lagos, Nigeria.

7. News Caster/Reporter

He also served as News Reporter, News Caster, News Editor and News Production Team Member at Galaxy Television Station, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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8. Media Consultant & Media Mentor

He has served as a top-level consultant on several media projects both within and outside Nigeria.

He has also coached, trained and mentored numerous media practitioners some of whom have become leading Producers, Newscasters, Reporters and Presenters on major broadcast channels around the world.

9. Broadcast Executive

Femi has served as Television Newscaster and Early Morning Radio Personality at the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (B.C.O.S), Ibadan, Nigeria.

He also served as Associate Producer and Presenter on the corporation’s No. 1 flagship Television News & Current Affairs programme, Saturday Special.

Years later when he served on the Corporation’s Administrative Board, Femi created, coordinated and supervised the production of the widely acclaimed breakfast TV show, AM120, which instantly became and remain till this day, the corporation’s No. 1 Television flagship programme.

10. News Reporter

Femi’s media practice began with The Guardian Newspapers, Lagos, Nigeria as a News Reporter.

(D.) Organisational Leader

Femi’s experience in organisational leadership evidences a unique and rich blend of exposures in the Private sector, Public sector, Non-Profit and the Academia, some of which are highlighted below:

Femi is Ag. Rector, The Polytechnic, Ibadan., Nigeria

He has served as Head of Station, Impact Africa Television (IATV), Nigeria.

He is Chairman, Committee of Deans, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Femi sits on the Governing Board of Alder Business School, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

He also serves on the board of Executive Republic Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

He is Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He is presently Chairman, Board of Trustees, Divine Act Charitable Trust (DACT International).

Femi serves as Member, Board of Directors, Continuing Education Centre (C.E.C.), The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He was Head, Department of Language and General Studies, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Femi has been a Non-Executive Director at Broadwaters Consulting Ltd (a Strategic Communications firm), Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

He also served as a Non-Executive Director at Business Information Network (a Non-Profit organization), Bodija, Ibadan, Nigeria.

He also served as member, Administrative Board, Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (B.C.O.S), Ibadan, Nigeria.

He has also served on the board of two commercial organisations – Time Media Services Limited, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria and Mavericks Technological Solutions Limited, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.