Kola is an organic chemist that loves to leverage his unique blend of technical and communication skills to deliver outcomes for business stakeholders. He is also passionate about personal development and continuous learning. He is currently a senior scientist with Sealed Air—a knowledge-based company, delivering outcomes that create outstanding value for customers. Kola obtained his doctorate from the University of Arkansas, where he developed methods for making a variety of small organic molecules that are commonly found in medicines. He is a recipient of several leadership awards including, the Younger Chemists Committee Leadership Development Award, issued by the American Chemical Society, and the Love of Learning Award, issued by the Honors’ Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he lives with his beautiful wife Tolu’tayo, and two kids, Folajoba and Foladara.