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Wole Akpose

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US



18 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Product
  • Back End Engineering
I have an idea I'm commited to
I don’t have much time for the next several months

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In


6igma Group


MHCC - HIE Policy Board


Founder & CEO 6igma Group 2014 - present
Volunteer IEEE 2001 - present
Chief Information Officer Morgan State University January 2012 - August 2014
Board Member MHCC - HIE Policy Board 2010 - 2014
Member MD ITAC 2005 - 2014
Member Board of Directors Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce 2009 - 2012
Principal Consultant HNT Solutions 2000 - 2012
Chief Security Officer Morgan State University 2007 - 2010
Director of Operations Genii Systems 1997 - 2000

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Health Insurance
  • • Government healthcare
  • • Healthcare IT
  • • Business Development
  • • Ajax
  • • Android App Development
  • • Database Design
  • • Health Systems
  • • Healthcare Integration
  • • Healthcare standards
  • • PHP Developer
  • • Software Engineering
  • • User Interface Design
  • • Cofounder
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Security • Leadership • Program Management • Enterprise Architecture • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I am a focused outcome driven kind of person, and appreciate that in others on my team. I value open communication and welcome diversity of views. I like to challenge myself and others around me to reach for the skies.

As an Advisor

I look for opportunities in every situation but start with an analytical view to minimize blind spots.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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David Snelling
They're my friends  •  Founder,
Strong personality and drive with the intelligence to make it happen.
Don Spicer
We worked together  •  Assoc. Vice Chancellor and CIO, University System of Maryland. Previously Senior Fellow, EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research.
Wole is bright, entrepreneurial, and aggressive
Dr. Willie D. Larkin
We worked together  •  Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Morgan State University. Previously Executive Assistant to the President, Morgan State University.
He is an engineer by academic training and has a successful consulting business. Plus, he was the CIO for Morgan State University for nearl ... y three years.
William Whyte
We worked together  •  Chief Scientist, Security Innovation. Previously CTO, NTRU Cryptosystems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Wole has great technical expertise in his chosen area of computer security and is a knowledgeable and passionate communicator,
Allan Noonan
We worked together  •  Consultant, private. Previously Founding Dean, Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy.
He knows his field well and is ver easy to work with.
Paul Kostek
We worked together  •  Consultant/Contractor Systems Engineer, Air Direct Solutions and Volunteer, IEEE Aerospace & Electronics Systems Society.
Wole has the ability to turn ideas into reality. With the drive and focus to make things happen.
Bill Gruszka
We worked together  •  Vice President, Information Technology and Services/Chief Information Officer, Clayton State University.
He has the qualities that make a great entrepreneur, not only resourceful. analytical and intelligent, but also persuasive and driven.
Marian Cook
They're my school  •  Senior Director, CAP. Previously Owner, Senior Strategist, Ageos.
Intellectually strong, achievement oriented, big picture person that knows what it takes to succeed and bring others with him.
Linda Bowyer
We worked together  •  Founder & Principal, Bowyer Consulting. Previously Assistant Vice President, IT, Towson University. Harvard Business School grad.
He stays on top of technology and offers useful suggestions, to his colleagues, about its potential use and benefits.
Ira Levy
We worked together  •  Chief Operating Officer, Affiniti. Previously CEO, Torrential Systems.
Wole poses a great perspective on technical challenges facing companies and organizations today. Additionally, Wole has an understanding on ... how to monetize the solutions required to fill those needs. Finally, Wole has the skills and abilities to create and implement the needed solutions.
Elizabeth Deretchin MBA
We worked together  •  Client Executive, IBM.
Wole is a visionary who is passionate about creating opportunities that help others.
Richard Dean
They're my advisor  •  Faculty, Morgan State University.
Wole has demonstrated an ability to innovate, persist, and persuade.
Kunle Badmus
They're my school  •  Co-founder, Kowree. Previously Consultant, Signature Consulting Group.
He has a unique ability to think critically and clearly. That combined with his strong leadership skills will make him succeed
Marcela Campoli
We worked together  •  Quality Improvement & Organizational Excellence, Consultant. Previously Faculty Director, Ana G. Mendez University System.
Wole, is a resourceful person who assumes immediate accountability for the inherent risks and outcomes of any adventure.
Peter Staecker
We worked together  •  2012 IEEE President-Elect, IEEE and Consulting Editor, Microwave Journal. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
I worked with him ~ 5 years ago on an IEEE committee, and he was full of ideas and energy. He is smart and a great communicator, and these ... are the attributes of a successful entrepeneur.
Kristi Brooks
They're my friends  •  Electrical Engineer, Vareberg Engineering. Previously Electrical Engineer, Northern Valley Machine, Inc..
Wole does not fear taking the path that many won't. He is outgoing and social.
William Kassebaum
We worked together  •  Vice President Career & Member Services/Board of Directors, IEEE-USA and Vice President of Research & Development, Algaeon Inc..
Because he wants to be one. Persistence is the most important quality.
Domenic Georgantas
We worked together  •  Sr. Analog RF Design Engineer, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Previously Lead Design Engineer, Cadence Design Systems, Inc..
He's very energetic, and driven. He's very good a motivating others.

Richard Dean
We worked together  •  Faculty, Morgan State University.
A great teacher, mentor and advocate. Rich Dean will go the extra mile to help you succeed.

Paul Kostek
We worked together  •  Consultant/Contractor Systems Engineer, Air Direct Solutions and Volunteer, IEEE Aerospace & Electronics Systems Society.
Paul is an assiduous engineer with a nose for the perfect solution. A natural leader and a great mentor. Paul's skills and background will b ... e of benefit to any team that seeks his expertise

DS Benbow
They're my friends  •  Product/Growth marketing and distribution (channel) professional with strong B2B focus across freelance, SMB and large enterprise segments.
DS is a great entrepreneur. He is tenacious, intelligent, driven and communicative. He has and demonstrates the drive to succeed.