Folayo Lasaki is a marketing executive, creative, and brand strategist who specializes in developing innovative campaigns for digital and traditional media.
As VP and Head of Marketing at SoulPancake, the award-winning content studio founded by actor Rainn Wilson, now a division of Participant Media, Folayo oversees brand, content, and social media marketing as well as communications, distribution, and strategic partnerships.
A 15-year entertainment industry veteran, Folayo has held marketing positions for companies including Variety, Landmark Theatres, Hollywire TV, Film Independent, IFP, and FILMMAKER Magazine. Folayo is also Principal + Founder of entertainment marketing and communications firm, Striped Elephant. She is a member of IADAS, a voting member of the Telly Awards, and sits on the board of directors of WIMMIES | Women in Media.
Folayo is a graduate of Pepperdine University and UCLA, and resides in Los Angeles. She can often be found making a mess in the kitchen, or waxing poetically about women and representation in media.