Kunbi Tinuoye is an award-winning British-born journalist based in the United States. She is the founder of UrbanGeekz, a video-centric African-American, Latinx, and multicultural digital news platform focused on technology, science, business, and startups.
This year Crunchbase listed Tinuoye as one of ‘25 Black Entrepreneurs Making Waves’.She currently sits on the SXSW Pitch Advisory Board and CES Conference Advisory Board. Tinuoye is a key player in the Atlanta startup ecosystem and serves as a lead mentor for the Comcast NBCUniversal Farm Accelerator.
Tinuoye is a former correspondent for NBC’s theGrio.com. Prior to relocating, she was a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC in London. She is an international writer whose work has been published in The Daily Mail, London’s Evening Standard, Ebony.com, and The Voice newspaper.
For several years, Tinuoye served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Alumni Magazine (CAM), which is distributed to approximately 150,000 readers globally per edition. Tinuoye graduated from the University of Cambridge, with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social & Political Sciences. She studied a post-graduate in print journalism and is an NCTJ qualified UK professional journalist, with credits in media law and 100 wpm shorthand.