Osa Elaiho
Curriculum vitae



Born in Lagos, Nigeria 1976.
Living in Seattle, WA, USA.


University of Washington, WA, USA. Certificate in Product Management.
University of Salford, Manchester, UK. B.Eng Electronic Computer Systems.

Professional Experience

Senior Program Manager
June 2018 – Present
Techstars, Seattle, WA
Business Mentor to Startup Founders (volunteering)
2016 – Present
Bafa House, Seattle
Founder & Director of Product Management
July 2016 – Dec 2017
Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA
Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Partner Network
April 2011 – July 2016
Phase 3 Telecoms, Abuja, Nigeria
Head of Strategy and Product Development
2005 – 2011
Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA
Lead International Program Manager
1999 – 2005


Solo Exhibition, West Elm Seattle 2019
Solo Exhibition, Wa Na Wari Art Space, Seattle 2019
Group Exhibition, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle 2019
Group Exhibition, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle 2018
Group Exhibition, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle 2017
Group Exhibition, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle 2016
Solo Exhibition, Nicola Carpenelli Gallery, Seattle 2006


Sharing Our Stories, Digital Archives in the Seattle Public Library
(A project by Inye Wokoma, commissioned by the Seattle Public Library, consisting of taped video conversations with individuals representing diverse perspectives in Seattle about race, gentrification, commercial development and their personal lives)

Selected Collections & Public Work

Rainier Chamber of Commerce, SE Seattle Map and Guide, Cover Art, Grandmother in Benin
Romanita Hairston-Overstreet Collection, Seattle
Oghens Sanomi Collection, Nigeria
Inye Wokoma Collection, Seattle

Selected Professional Art Activities

Board Member and Treasurer, Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Seattle 2002 – 2004