Kolade started his media journey at MediaTrak Nigeria, in 2005 and moved to mediaReach OMD Nigeria in 2008 as a media planner and strategist.
He did his first degree at Federal University of Technology, Akure where he read Mining Engineering and Masters in Business Admin (Marketing) at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho.
He has managed several brands across different categories from agency end as a media strategist. Some of the clients are Reckitt Benckiser, De-United Foods Plc, Heineken Nigeria (Nigerian Breweries Plc) GlaxoSmithKline, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Vodafone Ghana, Ghana Breweries e.t.c.
Kolade currently works as the Business Unit Director at PHD Media, where he oversees the activities of Unilever Nigeria, GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Lafarge Cement.