Mr. Gbenga Adebija has joined USAccelerator, a US-based professional service firm that advises and supports international businesses on their entry and acceleration of market growth in the United States.

According to Matthew Sawyer, Founder of USAccelerator and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, New York, “Gbenga Adebija brings business leadership and multicultural communication expertise to the USAccelerator team in accordance with our mission to be the most trusted source of strategic guidance and local support for international companies to successfully enter and scale in U.S. markets.”

Gbenga Adebija, a multi-disciplinary technocrat and Business Leader, joins a world-class team of business leaders at USAcclerator including Marcela Miguel Berland,  CEO of Latin Insights, Tom Cotton, Founder of Marketing Agency, Protagonist and Yuntian Liu, a digital marketing specialist.

“The United States is undeniably the best place to do business. It has the largest economy, the wealthiest consumers, plentiful capital financing, and pro-business political and legal systems. Gbenga Adebija will reinforce current initiatives by USAccelerator to help business people and entrepreneurs navigate the complexities in the American business ecosystem” said Sawyer.

Gbenga Adebija is the President & CEO of Ashton & Layton and Founder & CEO of Business in Nigeria.  After a distinguished career at Cadbury where he won the highest and most prestigious Award for Excellence, he then served as Director-General & Chief Executive at several leading international bilateral Chambers of Commerce including the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce.

What to know about USAccelerator

USAccelerator was founded by Professor Matthew Sawyer, an American business and marketing strategist, author, and teacher.  As Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Pitney Bowes, The Wall Street Journal recognized him for innovative use of Google search marketing. While at Snapple Beverages, BrandWeek named him as a leading “Brand Builder.”

Matthew Sawyer is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and he teaches graduate courses on marketing and business strategy at New York University.

His book, Make It In America – How International Companies and Entrepreneurs Can Successfully Enter and Scale in U.S. Markets, was published by Wiley in 2022.

USAccelerator helps their client companies to make it in America in line with its mission to be the most trusted source of strategic guidance and local support for international companies to successfully enter and scale in U.S. markets.

Among others, USAccelerator develops workshops that prepare people for doing business in the United States. In interactive sessions, USAccelerator examines the diversity and complexity of U.S. markets and helps develop strategies to enter and scale them.

The US-based professional service firm also manages a global community on LinkedIn Groups that was established to support members with news and information, connections, and resources for accelerating businesses in the United States. Members include leaders in global companies, government agencies, professional services and non-profit organizations.

USAccelerator’s team of global business experts provides market research, strategic consulting, executive coaching, teaching and training, and connections to qualified people and resources in the United States.


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