Ade Adesanya, is a Co-founder and Business Development Director at givepals.com. He graduated in December 2011 with a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Houston. While at UH he served as a student leader at various organizations at the University of Houston; some organizations include (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Society for Black Engineers, Nigerian Students Association, and Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies). As the President of the Nigerian Students Association, he was able to raise $5,000 in scholarships for international students, and he helped members connect to over $30,000 in financial aid opportunities. He also received awards for his undergraduate research with Stanko Brankovicat the University of Houston. During his research experience he helped to design an in-situ stress measurement system, to measure electromechanical stress during the deposition of thin films for micro-electronics applications. He has three papers pending publication in this field. He enjoys listening to Jazz, gospel music,watching basketball, soccer, playing video games, public speaking and debating technology.