Rotimi Akinyemiju serves as the Chief Operating Officer at BaubleBar. In this role, he is responsible for human resources, facilities, customer experience, global supply-chain management, including international and domestic logistics, packaging supplies, and Information Technology. He is also a Board Adviser at Topshelf. Before joining Baublebar, Rotimi was the Chief Operating Officer at Moda Operandi, where he held overall responsibility for global supply chain, warehousing, logistics, HR, facilities, and accounting functions. Previously, Dr. Akinyemiju was a Head of the US Operations at Net-A-Porter.Com, the UK based online luxury retailer, where he worked from October 2005 to January 2012. Prior to this, Dr. Akinyemiju was a Distribution Manager with Net-A-Porter.Com at their London Distribution Center, between 2005 and 2007.
Rotimi has been in the luxury industry for over a decade and has a complete understanding of the online luxury market. Dr. Akinyemiju also specializes in global supply chain and logistics issues associated with global ecommerce space. He previously worked with Sheffield Insulations as a Logistics Manager and prior to that worked with Tibbett & Britten as a Warehouse Operations Controller in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Akinyemiju holds a Bachelors degree in Management of Logistics from Anglia Ruskin University, UK, a Masters degree in Purchasing and Supply-Chain Management from London Metropolitan Business School, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Argosy University Business School, Chicago.