Tom Adeyoola

CEO & Founder, Metail

Tom Adeyoola is a technology entrepreneur. He was CEO and Founder of apparel technology scale-up Metail (2008-2019); acquired by Hong Kong based apparel manufacturer TAL Group in July of 2019.

Having graduated from Cambridge in Economics and driven by disruptive technology and business models, his career has taken him from consulting in pharmaceuticals to sports internet, 3G telecommunications, private aviation, film, gaming, fashion, and even band management. He currently serves as Non-Exec Director for zero carbon monitoring consultancy Verco and also served on the board of the revolutionary women’s personal wellness scale-up Elvie (2013-2017).

Tom is passionate about disruptive technology for societal and climate good and is the inspiration behind the government’s Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). He serves on the board of social environmental impact start-up Do Nation, has been a mentor for the Young Foundation social innovation accelerator programme and is also a patron for the creative incubator MeWe360.

You can read more about Tom here.

Tom has mentored…

Appt Health

Appt makes the delivery of preventive healthcare in GP practices effortless, by making appointments and reminders easy for all concerned.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS

Tom was able to give me advice and guidance based on years of experience across a successful career. I came away with so much more clarity than when I went in, having made more progress in one hour than I had made in the last month.

Hector Smethurst, Founder, Appt Health

Tom has mentored…


CityMaas is developing an app that uses AI and date to transform the travel of people with limited mobility in smart cities.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS

Meeting Tom Adeyoola was time well spent – the clarity and value add is undeniable. Highly recommended!

Rene Perkins, Founder & CEO, CityMaaS

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