Graduating Class: 2019
Industry: Business Management & Administration, Finance, Marketing, Sales & Service, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Osa serves as the CEO of the Blackice Group, a firm that specializes in scaling venture-backed startups and iconic brands. In his position, he oversees the growth strategy for clientele and strategic investments made through the venture arm of the company. Osa enjoys leveraging his unique skill set to increase operational efficiency, develop systematic approaches, and achieve revenue growth for his clients.
Prior to Black Ice Media, Osa was the COO at Growthexpertz. An agency that worked as interim CMOs for early-stage startups — companies that had raised either a seed round or series A. During his time, Osa launched companies for corporate innovation groups such as +1Labs (Match Group) and BBVA.
His favorite forms of service are rooted in economic empowerment and development. Osa co-chairs Capital Studio, an organization that helps underrepresented entrepreneurs gain access to public and private capital. He also conducts angel investments across Africa through the Africa Equity Group.
University of Denver ’16
Bachelors of Arts,
Minor: Information Analytics and Legal Studies
Chief Executive Officer — Blackice Group
Chief Operating Officer — GrowthExpertz
Business Advisory Coach — Colorado Enterprise Fund
Managing Director — Africa Equity Group