Olajide Ijadare entered the private sector in 2008 after retiring from the U.S. Army having completed 23 years of distinguished service in a variety of Army and Department of Defense operational, functional, and leadership roles within the Logistics/Quartermaster, Security Cooperation-Assistance, Joint Staff, Diplomatic, and Defense Intelligence communities.
Olajide, an immigrant from Nigeria established MESMO (Multi-Ethnic Shopping Mall Online) Inc. in 2005 in order to release his entrepreneurial spirit to realize the American dream. That self-starting spirit became a reality when MESMO Inc. (MESMO) became operational in 2008 blending Olajide’s expertise in national security and foreign affairs policy thanks to the U.S. Army, his personal drive, interest in information and electronic commerce.
As MESMO Inc. President, Olajide has worked untiringly and executed short range plans positioning MESMO with foot hold in the multi-ethnic shopping environment; and implemented strategic plans that have transitioned MESMO into a competitive small business company in the consulting and professional services industry. Olajide’s corporate vision focuses on seizing the opportunities presented by the Global trends shaping the international environment today: globalization, availability of technology, population growth, urbanization, increasing demand for resources, and climate change -- to help American business and government clients to efficiently navigate the rapidly changing global environment to successful ends.