Innovations Design Entrepreneurship Advancement St
Mr. Dada is a Business Development Consultant, a human capacity development professional, and an entrepreneur with over 25 years professional experience in sales and marketing, administration, management and capacity building.
A trainer with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Mr. Dada is engaged in capacity building and system strengthening of small and medium scale enterprises, as well as youth development in Nigeria.
An astute entrepreneur, Mr. Dada believes in the SME sector as the bedrock of economic and human capital development. Thus, he is actively engaged in organizational and institutional development of SMEs through training, coaching and mentoring. He also facilitates access to loans and grants from the public and private sectors for SMEs. This passion led to his establishment of the Innovations Design Entrepreneurship Advancement Strategies (IDEAS) Centre, in Sagamu, Ogun state. The IDEAS Centre is accredited by the Centre for Management Development (CMD) as a manpower and management training center, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as an Enterprise Development Institute (EDI).
Olusegun Dada is also the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Merc and Brands Limited, a sales, marketing and logistics company. With head office in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and branch offices in Lagos and Ogun states, Mr. Dada oversees a thriving business with a teeming number of highly skilled personnel under his employ. The enterprise has a franchise with STASH Tea, one of the world’s leading tea brands based in Portland Oregon, and Irwin Naturals, a nutraceutical product marketing company in California both in the United States of America. He is an Ambassador for Peace under the auspices of the United Nation organization.
Mr. Dada is an award winner of the United States commerce department for the promotion of commercial services program in Nigeria. He loves to read and research to improve wellbeing of mentees and other associations; he is passionate about learning new things and exploring new terrains to make a difference.