Adebayo Adeleke is a seasoned security and defense professional with unique expertise in geopolitics, supply chain risk management, national security frameworks, indigenous supply chain, and trade. Adebayo is also a seasoned combat veteran of the United States Army with 20 years of service
His hands-on security experience has helped him provide data and insights on security challenges in Africa. His policy briefs on security and other resources have been featured in London Business School, the African Report, and others.
His desire to tell the story of African supply chains to the world and provide supply chain intelligence for stakeholders to make informed decisions concerning trade and supply chain in the continent led him to start Supply Chain Africa (SCA) -the supply chain data bank for Africa.
Adebayo is also the CEO of Adebayo Adeleke LLC (AA LLC). An organization providing advisory and training services in supply chain management, governmental services, and leadership. He has helped clients achieve a 35% revenue increase. He has also partnered with Meta and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) to create and deliver courses on Diversity and Inclusion Consciousness in Supply Chain Management.
In 2021, Adebayo founded RouteWatche App, an Intelligence gathering application, that uses crowdsourcing and AI technologies to provide real-time geographic-specific data and alerts to users as they travel across cities, giving them safety information and warning them of anything that could endanger their life.
In 2022, he was a speaker at the World Trade Organization Public Forum, where he shared how to harness technology and digital innovation to advance Africa’s trade and sustainable development agenda. In 2023, he joined other global leaders to review a United Nations report on African trade and supply chain. He was also a lecturer in Supply Chain Management at the Sam Houston State University
Adebayo is a distinguished member of the New American Economy. The New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. Adebayo has an unwavering desire to mentor and guide African immigrants. This led him to start the Rising Leadership Foundation.
The 501(c)(3) foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to transform governance and leadership using technology and mentoring, RLF is providing a hub where technology and ideas are fused to create lasting solutions. Through this, the organization positions African immigrants to collaborate with their global counterparts.
Together with key industry leaders like Olakunle Soriyan, Olusola Amusan, Edward Ejike Okpa, and Seun Olubodun, he has created astounding episodes with wisdom powerful enough to chart the next course of actionable steps in creating the world we desire.
As an experienced speaker, and expert in the art of connecting with people and driving conversations., he has deployed his skills in mediation interventions, complex conflict resolution situations, boardrooms, training rooms, tertiary classrooms, conferences and advanced knowledge sharing platforms both in austere and friendly regions across diverse cultures all over the world.
Adebayo currently serves as a Managing Partner at Pantote Solutions LLC (Dallas, TX). The company provides Advisory and Consulting services in Supply Chain Management, Development Services, Supply Chain Innovation, and Research. He is also a Principal Partner and Senior Supply Chain Consultant for Epot Consulting Limited and a Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at the Sam Houston State University. As a global thought leader, he has facilitated masterclass and curated online courses for supply chain professionals and global leaders.
He is a graduate of the prestigious US Army Command and General Staff College and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Studies from the University of Maryland, Maryland. He also holds a Masters Degree in Administration Leadership from Central Michigan University Michigan, a Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management and Procurement from the University of San Diego, San Diego California, and a third Masters Degree in Acquisition Management from Webster University, St Louis Missouri.
Adebayo is a distinguished member of the bipartisan New American Economy, a coalition of business leaders and Mayors launched by Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch to influence policymakers and public opinion towards comprehensive immigration reforms.
His unwavering desire to professionally mentor and guide African immigrants led him to start the Rising Leadership Foundation, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that seeks to transform governance, and leadership using technology and mentoring in the Inner cities of Texas, African Immigrant communities and the continent of Africa. RLF is providing a hub where technology and ideas are fused to create lasting solutions. By doing this, the organization positions, African immigrants, to share ideas with their global counterparts.
Doctor of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management (In View)
Master, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions, and Contract Management
Military Operational Art and Science/Studies