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.

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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
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

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

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
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

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

Rene Perkins, Founder & CEO, CityMaaS

Tom has mentored

Compare Ethics

Compare Ethics is a one stop shop where shoppers who care about fair wages, treatment of animals and the environment can compare and choose brands they trust and love.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

The mentoring with Tom was exactly what we needed. Through his advice, we refocused our product and removed a lot of waste. This allowed us to focus on what mattered and led to a lot of growth. For anyone trying to see the wood for the trees, I would highly recommend it.  

Abbie Morris, CEO, Compare Ethics

Tom has mentored

NexxStepp

NexxStepp provide soft skills training to people to enable them to maximise success in their careers and address the pressing challenges associated with youth unemployment in Jamaica.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

Tom helped me both in the process of narrowing and focusing my brand, as well as supporting me to find my sweet spot in business and fine tune my unique selling point.  

Tishauna Mullings, Founder, NexxStepp

Tom has mentored

Musica Music

We are a music and health social enterprise with a clear objective to harmonise healthcare by embedding music into the dementia care plan journey.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

Tom helped me see where we could be focusing our attentions to help us scale the business and be sustainable. Drawing on his own experiences Tom was able to give me the insight and focus I need to take our business to the next level. I came away buzzing!  

Rosie Mead, Managing Director, Musica

Tom has mentored

Makers Valley Partnership

Makers Valley Partnership exists to support a community of creative and social entrepreneurs in east Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Appt Health
  • CityMaaS
  • Compare Ethics
  • NexxStepp
  • Musica Music
  • Makers Valley Partnership

The session with Tom was truly enlightening. His vast experience was a perfect match and made for a rich engagement.  I left our session with renewed energy and I feel like I have some concrete actionable next steps to focus on for moving forward.  

Thobile Chittenden, CEO, Makers Valley Partnership

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