Our Team

CTO Wole Idowu


Meet Wole Idowu, Toyz Electronics Co-founder.

A Ward 8 in Washington, DC native, he was featured on CNBC as a Thiel Fellowship 20 Under 20 finalist and a High School graduate at 15. He graduated Carnegie Mellon University with an Electrical and Computer Engineering degree and 2 business minors at 20. While there, he founded a student organization, became an Intel #HackHarassment Ambassador, and started Toyz Electronics on the Carnegie Mellon campus as an official startup in the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship.

CEO Damola Idowu


Damola Idowu is perfectly suited to lead this venture. He brings a vast experience in documenting the urban entrepreneurial phenomenon  that made hip-hop a global phenomenon with several publications he founded. Damola has a background in engineering from Syracuse and Howard Universities, and an over 20- year hip-hop career reaching fans in 5 continents and over 30 countries. He enrolled in college at age 16 and has won an engineering competition at Howard University.

Additional members of the team include:

Quincy Taylor, Marketing and Promotions, Bryan Williams Strategy and Implementation,  Andre Kenan, Manufacturing and Logistics, Dina Yerlan, PM, CMU, CIT, 2017, Stephen Thomas-Dorin, Engineer, CMU, SCS, 2020, Malcolm Fitts, Engineer, CMU, CIT, 2019,Winston Ching, Developer, CMU, CIT, 2019,Jeena Yin, Developer, CMU, SCS, 2020, and Vince Garcia, Developer, CMU, MCS, 2020