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.


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