Folayo Lasaki

VP, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake

Folayo Lasaki is a marketing executive, creative, and brand strategist who specializes in creating innovative campaigns for digital and traditional media.

Currently Folayo is VP and Head of Marketing at SoulPancake, the award-winning content studio founded by actor Rainn Wilson, now a division of Participant Media. At SoulPancake 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, is 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.