Our Team

Executive Team

David Ogunshola

founder and CEO

David is the visionary founder and CEO behind EarlyFounders Labs. Following an interesting 14-year career in Software Development, IT Consulting and Education, he not only gained a better perspective on the problem of African prosperity but also believes that a solution can be created that creatively combines education and technology.

With degrees in Computer Science,  STEM Education and Organizational Leadership with multiple certifications and additional training from institutions such as the Lagos Business School, David has honed both his industry, business and leadership skills.

Operations Team

Adesina Daniel

Head Of Learning & Operations

Mary Fagboyo

Head of Support and Communication

Ajibade David

Project and Business Development

Content and Technology Team

Elizabeth Ogunshola (PhD)

Curriculum Quality

Chibuike Umezinwa

Software Engineering

Advisory Board

David Ogunshola

founder and CEO

David is the visionary founder and CEO behind Earlyfounders Labs, a dynamic organization at the forefront of education and technology innovation. Armed with a solid foundation, he holds a degree in Computer Science and a prestigious Master’s degree in STEM Education from the esteemed American College of Education. Additionally, David is an esteemed alumnus of the Lagos Business School, where he honed his leadership skills and business acumen.

David’s fervor for education knows no bounds, as evidenced by his multifaceted career. As a co-founder of Brainy Hive School, he played a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape by contributing to innovative teaching methodologies. His leadership extends to the helm of Daveshoope, a premier IT consulting firm that has left an indelible mark on the African tech landscape.

Under David’s visionary guidance, Daveshoope has proudly developed a diverse portfolio of cutting-edge software products. Among these, Smartchurch.ng stands out as a transformative solution, empowering faith-based communities with seamless digital tools. Additionally, schoolx.app has revolutionized the education sector, fostering streamlined communication between educators, students, and parents.

David’s influence extends beyond the realm of education, as Daveshoope collaborates with industry titans such as Toyota, Everyday Foods, and Live Assured, to name a few. His commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication to driving positive change are evident in every facet of his remarkable career.

David’s portfolio reflects not only his educational prowess but also his innate ability to bridge the gap between technology and real-world impact. His journey is a testament to his unwavering pursuit of innovation, making him a prominent figure in the fields of education and IT consulting.

Adesina Daniel

Head Of Operations

Daniel is a dedicated professional with a strong academic background in Computer Science. Armed with a degree in this dynamic field, he has embarked on a fulfilling journey to empower the next generation in the realms of technology and programming.

Daniel’s commitment to nurturing young minds is evident in his extensive experience in training children in the intricate world of tech and programming. Leveraging his profound knowledge of software and computer systems, he has successfully guided numerous young learners on their educational journey.

At his core, Daniel is fueled by an unwavering passion for educating and inspiring children. His dedication to imparting valuable tech skills to the youth underscores his invaluable contribution to the field of education.

Fagboyo Mary

Lead Trainner and Q/A

Mary is a highly accomplished STEM professional renowned for her expertise in nurturing young minds. As a certified coding teacher, Mary has not only excelled in her field but has also made a significant impact by leading the Digi Girls community throughout Akwa Ibom State. Her unwavering commitment to fostering a community of young innovators reflects her passion for empowering the next generation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

With a wealth of knowledge and experience at her disposal, Mary is a true visionary in the realm of STEM education. Her dedication to providing quality education and cultivating a culture of innovation sets her apart as a formidable force in the field. Under Mary’s leadership, the Digi Girls community has thrived, creating a nurturing environment where young minds can flourish and make their mark in the ever-evolving world of technology and innovation.

Ajibade David

Project and Business Manager

Ajibade is a seasoned project manager and a distinguished STEM and coding professional. He holds a degree in Estate Management from the esteemed University of Lagos, complemented by a post-graduate diploma in Project Management. Furthermore, he is an esteemed associate member of the Chartered Institute of Project, Contract, and Facility Management in Nigeria, reflecting his commitment to excellence in his field.

Driven by an unwavering passion for coding and innovation, Ajibade is not only a certified coding teacher but has also earned recognition as an educator through Google Education for Education. His dedication to shaping the future through technology education is evident in his impressive credentials and experience.

With a wealth of expertise and a genuine commitment to empowering the next generation of innovators, Ajibade is a formidable presence in the realms of project management, STEM education, and coding. His contributions to the field underscore his determination to drive meaningful change and innovation for the future.

Dr. Elizabeth Ogunshola

Founder, Entrepreneur and Educator

Elizabeth Ogunshola is a seasoned educator, curriculum developer, consultant and researcher. She earned a Bachelor of Education in Educational Foundations from the Tai Solarin University of Education with her M.Ed and PhD in Early Childhood Education from the University of Uyo in Nigeria.

Through her research work, she has been able to design Instructional and Behavioral modifications that help in educating children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD. Her works and papers have been published in several journals of high repute.

She is an Education Entrepreneur who has founded arguably one of Nigeria’s most innovative Early Learning Centres – Brainy Hive Kids Care which now operates a full blown pre and grade school in Uyo. She is also vastly experienced in Curriculum Design and Combination having worked with curriculum experts to creatively combine multiple international curriculums for use to provide a more balanced and global education.

She equally consults and trains in a school setup, book selection and teacher optimization for primary schools. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children in the USA.

Elizabeth is a mentor and coach with a keen interest in teenagers, girls and young career starters and helping them navigate life’s challenges and achieve success with minimal errors. She does this mostly through her female-only peer mentoring platform Broken Jars Network. She is married and has 3 lovely children. She also uses her platforms to help parents to be more intentional with parenting.

Olabanji Ajiboye

Founder and Product Manager

Olabanji is the visionary founder of Seedoct and holds the esteemed position of Product Manager for Schoolx, a testament to his expertise and leadership in the realm of product management. With a remarkable track record spanning over seven years, Olabanji is widely regarded as an expert in his field.

Over the course of his distinguished career, Olabanji has harnessed his extensive experience to successfully manage products, businesses, and customer relationships for a diverse portfolio of over ten companies. His unique blend of strategic vision and hands-on experience has enabled him to drive innovation and achieve outstanding results across various industries. Olabanji’s contributions as a product manager have consistently propelled organizations to new heights, making him a respected figure in the world of product management and business leadership.

Chibuike Umezinwa

Software engineer

Chibuike is a distinguished expert in leadership and engineering, boasting remarkable years of experience in the dynamic software development industry. His journey has been punctuated by significant achievements, including the successful execution of high-impact projects that have left an indelible mark on the field.

Throughout his career, Chibuike has demonstrated a proactive and action-oriented mindset. He has taken the initiative to lead and execute projects that not only streamline processes but also foster cross-functional collaboration, resulting in transformative and impactful outcomes. His passion for innovation knows no bounds, and he is deeply committed to leveraging technology to craft solutions that empower both individuals and businesses.

Chibuike’s impressive track record encompasses the successful launch of cutting-edge result computing and financial software, among numerous other noteworthy projects. His expertise, coupled with his unwavering dedication to driving positive change through technology, makes him a highly respected figure in the software development arena.