Head of Data Strategy
Temi is Head of Data Strategy at Innovation Edge. She works with the portfolio management team to source, nurture, and cultivate the solutions of investees. Temi specifically takes a data-driven, systematic, and iterative approach to help investees design, implement, and evaluate their solutions.
Temi is a seasoned research leader who has extensive experience on the ground moving projects forward (i.e., strategy development, grant writing, research & development, implementation). She has worked with governments, multinational corporations, and businesses to develop solutions that addressed water quality, waste management, health, and financial services challenges in sub-Saharan Africa.
Temi has a Ph.D and M.Sc in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis, and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Riverside.
“Innovation happens when one challenges and address the assumptions about the problem they are trying to solve. This process can allow one to see a different view of a problem, which can lead to the development of innovative solutions.“