Michael Olaye

NoA CGO International / Technologist & Digital Evangelist

As CGO of International for NoA, Michael is responsible for leading the groups continued expansion into new international client oversees, including supporting NoA’s collaboration ethics, industry thought leadership. Michael also is Chairman of SharpEnd, an “Internet Of Things” specialist agency located in London.

For the past 21 years he’s worked as a creative technologist, technical director, CTO and CEO at Dare, OLIVER, Hyperlink-Interactive, BBC, Radley Yeldar, U-dox, Creative Partnership and Havas. Before his current role, Michael was the CEO and CTO at Dare and OLIVER respectively from 2016.

He’s been honored in the Financial Times Top 100 BAME influencer 2018, The Drum’s Digerati 100, UK’s BIMA 100 most influencers and a guest speaker at various creative and digital events.

In his spare time Michael mentors at the School of Arts and Communications 2.0 in London helping up and coming industry candidates and supports local communities in London and Sweden as a speaker, supporter and advisor.