Tuesday Jul 11, 2023

Ep 24 – Tosin Joel, Founder, GTBOOL

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EPISODE 24 – Tosin Joel, Founder, GTBOOL


Meet Tosin Joel, a leader of businesses, organizations and cross-functional leadership teams who, using the 7 Rules of Power, creates centers of change for herself and others around her. A Nigerian-born woman who was the first in her city to attend university, Joel has learned how to leverage her differences and become successful in the oil industry and beyond.

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • How her growing, education, and first jobs impacted her career at Eni

  • How she applies the 7 Rules of Power to overcome challenges

  • Why knowing she wants to be a center of change shapes her decisions

  • How she went from being an outlier to having a seat at the table

  • Ways to differentiate a career to set a precedent

  • Ways of managing pressure

  • The value in leveraging human capitol

  • Turning obstacles into opportunities

  • The birth of her nonprofit company GTBOOL (and what it stands for)

  • Her passion for creating awareness and connecting people

  • The power of networking and keys to her success

  • Mission, purpose, and legacy goals

  • Where her self-confidence, boldness, and willingness to ask come from

  • Her goals around creating opportunities for others

  • Balancing her professional and personal lives

  • Practical relationship advice


Tosin Joel partners with executive teams, and boards to transform organizations and drive step changes in performance. As a Senior Program Manager at Amazon, she reinvents operational efficiency to maximize value capture, and leads business process optimization for competitive advantages. She was Project Head and Geodata Country representative for the Italian multinational giant Eni. She helped the energy operator to maximize the production efficiency of their assets to boost value and reduce costs. With both consulting and operating experience, she is able to help executives see the potential in their operations. Step by step, she led companies through transformational initiatives that result in a stronger operational and financial profile. Tosin worked with major oil-and-gas independents in Europe, Americas, Sub-Saharan Africa.

Joel is the founder of GTBOOL (www.gtbool.com), a networking organization centered on personal growth and sponsorship of high talent professionals in big corporates and mentorship of startups.

She has been named amongst 100 most Influential People of African Descent and has served on the board as country director. Tosin is an alum of MIT Sloan and Stanford LEAD, where she built unique networks to create global impact projects.

She facilitated Silicon Valley design thinking club entrepreneurs.

Post Stanford LEAD, She has climbed several corporate ladders, established a unique brand, and receives numerous invites to speak during international conferences. She has also won many awards, including MIT Sloan Alum Volunteer Award, Best International Humanitarians, International contribution award for Women in tech, Humanity 100, Intellectual contribution awards for leadership and contributions.



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