Opeyemi Ajayi is the Executive Vice President of the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas Limited, one of the leading cinema chains in Nigeria. Genesis Cinemas is a member of the Genesis Group, the largest indigenous hospitality group in the country with interest in hotels, restaurants & Industrial catering.

Opeyemi has over 15 years combined business management, entertainment, advisory and entrepreneurship experience. Having spent his earlier work experience in the financial services sector working for some of the leading investment banks in the country, Opeyemi's financial skills and commercial insights into business as a whole has played and continues to play a pivotal role in the planning and growth of the company.

Opeyemi joined Genesis Deluxe Cinemas in 2012 at its early growth stage as General Manager when the company was only operating a handful of cinemas in the country. He has helped steer the business to become one of the most successful cinema operators in Nigeria with multiplexes in seven locations and a total of 9 by the end of 2017, all operating in top tier malls in major cities across the country. Genesis has a strategic plan to open a minimum of 3 multiplexes annually for the next 5 years within Africa, the first of which is currently under development in Douala – Cameroon in partnership with Actis.

Opeyemi is an Alumnus of the Pan African/Lagos Business School Nigeria and holds a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos.