Yemi Penn

Thought leader for transformation, productivity, diversity and inclusion


Yemi Penn is a visionary leader and a dynamic speaker who has made a significant impact in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. A fearless businesswoman and thought leader on creating ‘your own memo’, Yemi writes the script of her life and encourages others to do the same.  

With over a decade of experience as a successful entrepreneur and investor, Yemi has gained a reputation for her insightful and thought-provoking insights on the future of business and technology. Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Yemi began her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 22, co-founding a tech startup that quickly grew into a multimillion-dollar company.  

An engineer by profession and entrepreneur by passion with three successful businesses under her belt, Yemi’s unwavering commitment to innovation and her passion for creating positive change have inspired countless individuals and organisations around the world. She is now researching the alchemy of transmuting pain to power with a strong desire to learn new ways of being whilst challenging the status quo.  

Yemi invites the collective to ignite their rebellious curiosity in all aspects of their life, sharing the tools to do just that. More recently, Yemi has added documentary producer to her repertoire as she shifts her life’s core purpose to raising the vibration of acknowledging and healing our individual and therefore collective trauma, something individuals, communities and organisations alike have experienced over the past couple of years.