Shola Salako

Shola Salako

Shola Salako

Founder and CEO of BomaLink


Shola Salako is the Founder and CEO of BomaLink, a global business community and
professional networking platform that connects members of African descent with global
opportunities. Hailed as the LinkedIn of Africa by the media, BomaLink has amassed
thousands of members from all over the world connecting them to 45 million jobs since its
launch in February 2020. It is globally headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with regional offices in


A seasoned technology expert and entrepreneur with a track record of servicing a wide array of
customers including the US Army, General Motors, Chrysler, spanning multiple industries, Shola
has put his great passion for technology into very productive use and delivered great value to
many organizations.


Mr. Salako attained a Master’s degree in Information Systems and Management and a
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. He holds a number of Information Technology
certifications in various systems and applications in the information technology industry attained
in a career of over 20 years. Shola was born in Buffalo, New York but spent some of his early and formative years in Nigeria. He lives in Southeastern Michigan with his family.