Board Of Directors

John Olajide

Chairman
John Olajide is an entrepreneur, investor, care at home innovator, civic leader, global community builder and Philanthropist. He moves easily in all social, political, economic and intellectual circles to build constructive relationships and advance the best ideas to make the world better. Through Axxess and Cavista Holdings, he is helping improve access to healthcare everywhere and creating tens of thousands of jobs in various industries.

He is the Founder and CEO of Axxess, the leading global home healthcare technology company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Cavista Holdings a diversified holding and investment company with interests in technology, agriculture, hospitality, fintech, energy and other sectors.

In 2020, John served as the youngest-ever Chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce’ board of directors. In 2022, he was appointed Vice Chair of the board of the Corporate Council on Africa, a business association which promotes trade and investment between the US and countries in Africa. He currently serves on the boards of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Presidential Precinct, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and the Dallas Citizens Council.

John is a graduate of University of Texas at Dallas and in 2015 became the youngest person ever honored as a distinguished alumnus by the university. He currently co-chairs the capital campaign to raise $750 million to provide future opportunities for students at the school.

As of January 2024, Mr. Olajide assumed the role as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Corporate Council on Africa.

Olugbenga Agboola

Emma Andrews

Jean Boulle

Nneka Chime

Mohamad Darwish

Akin Dawodu

Mohamed El Sahili

J. Hunter Farris

Salvador Pérez Galindo

Stephen Hayes (President Emeritus)

Karyn Harrington

Paul Hinks (Ex Officio)

Temitope Iluyemi

Philana Mugyenyi

Mima Nedelcovych

Robert Clay Neff Jr.

Khululiwe Mabaso

Paul Sullivan

Jeffrey L. Sturchio (Chairman Emeritus)

Admassu Tadesse

William Ward

Akol Ayii