Founder, CEO, Tech Journalist, Diversity & Leadership Speaker, Presenter.
After graduating from the London School of Economics in 2009, she wrote for the Financial Times before she decided to fully explore her fascination with Tech.
Abadesi previously worked at Product Hunt, Elpha, Amazon, HotelTonight and Groupon where she was promoted after her first 8 months and helped scale her department 5X leading up to their record breaking IPO. All of these were essential building blocks for her career, however she became very aware of the distinct lack of diversity in C-suite positions and founded Hustle Crew as a means to work with leaders (particularly in technology spaced) to address this.
In 2016 she published her careers advice book, Dream Big Hustle Hard: A Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech which is rated 5 stars on Amazon. She has been featured in Elle, Stylist, BBC, Forbes, The Times and The Independent. She was also recently included in the Financial Times list of Top 100 Influential Leaders in Tech and Tech Nation’s 50 most prominent and influential voices in Tech.
Incredibly talented, Abadesi gives inspiring talks about on a variety of subject such as diversity in leadership, women in technology and is also a dynamic conference and awards host.
Abadesi Osunsade has been revolutionising the tech scene. With a steely focus on removing inequality by educating employees and employers alike with her company Hustle Crew. Abadesi also hosts a podcast Techish, and has written guide book for success aimed at women in technology.
Having held positions at Goldman Sachs, HP and Deutsche Bank Anne-Marie founded STEMettes, an award winning social initiatives to inspire and promote young women in STEM.
Sharmadean is one of the UK's most bright millennial entrepreneurs at the moment. Bestselling authour and feminist, she founded WAH Nails as a side project whilst at university which went on to become an internationally successful concept nail salon. She went on to create Beautystack; a social network based beauty brand which exclusively connects beauty professionals to users.
Sharmadean Reid MBE