Dr. Murtala Awodun is the pioneer Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service. He was a trainer/mentor to the Federal Government of Nigeria Youth with Innovation in Nigeria (YOUWIN) Business Plan Competition since 2012, and mentor/partner of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Business Plan Competition (2014). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Entrepreneurs, Nigeria, and the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria. He is a Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Administration (Nigeria), Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Consortium of Entrepreneurship Education, Social Entrepreneurship and Education Consortium, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Global Entrepreneurship Program, Academy of Management (United Kingdom), and Academy of International Business (United States). He is an Associate Professor of International Business and Entrepreneurship (since 2012) with teaching and research interests in Business Economics, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Emerging Economies and International Business. Awodun is an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School Executive Education Program (Leading with Impact) June – July, 2014 and the Massachusset Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Start-Up Workshop (GSW) African Scholar in Entrepreneurship Education for 2013.