Adetayo (Tayo) Akisanya is a Vice-President, Portfolio Operations at GI Partners. He partners with portfolio companies and their management teams to focus on operational transformation and growth, and also supports diligence for potential investments. He currently serves on the board of DQE Communications.

Before joining GI Partners, Tayo was part of the portfolio operations team at Platinum Equity, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles, where he focused on transformation and value creation at the fund-level and at several portfolio companies. Prior to Platinum, he worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, serving clients across industries including technology, telecommunications, and the public sector. Early in his career, he worked in equity program trading technology at Deutsche Bank.


  • M.B.A from the MIT Sloan School of Management
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science from Morehouse College