TEMIDAYO ISAIAH ONIOSUN
Founder at Space in Africa
Listed as one of the World 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in SPACE and STEAM by The Mars Generation, one of the recipients of 35 Under 35 space industry recognition award by the International Institute of Space Commerce and by BellaNaija as one of the 25 under 25 Nigerians who are influencing and disrupting the world of Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Governance and Corporate World.
Temidayo is currently the Regional Coordinator (Africa) for Space Generation Advisory Council where he is leading African Students and Young Professionals in the creation of International Space Policy, ensuring their opinion is heard in key policy making at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.
Temidayo was a research scientist at the Centre for Space Research and Applications, Federal University of Technology, Akure where he Coordinated all Space Education and Outreach of the Centre and was on the Ground Station development team of NigeriaEduSAT-1 (Nigeria’s first CUBESAT).
As a YouthMappers fellow, he works to create and use open-source software for geographic information to address chronic development problems in countries where USAID works to end poverty. Earlier this year, he was featured by USAID for solving urban waste problem in one of Nigerian cities using geospatial technologies.
He Co-Founded Ideal Space Technologies with a mission to capitalize on space technologies and open data to solve developmental challenges in Africa. He is an editor for Space in Africa; the primary source of space related information from Africa.
Temidayo is highly interested in the commercial space ecosystem in Africa. He was listed in Newspace People 2018/2019 Global Ranking of the top 200 movers and shakers in Newspace. He has been featured on Legends Motivation, Forbes Africa, ChannelsTV, Guardian, BellaNaija, SATNEWS, ROOM, USAID, NewSpace People, etc for his work in the African Space Industry.
Temidayo is a popularizer of space across Africa and a TEDx speaker.
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