Born in Ilorin, Nigeria, Folarin completed his undergraduate education with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ife (Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1995.
He started his working career with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), proceeding from there to join the Royal Dutch Shell Group where he spent the next 17 years working in various Shell locations around the world as an IT professional, before deciding to opt out to continue his life of entrepreneurship. He is a serial entrepreneur, always searching for and developing ideas from nothing and building businesses from these ideas.
He is a feature writer, a blog owner, and is the publisher of the PH Microscope.
Folarin is author of the book Abduction Chronicles. Apart from the book, his several writings can be found on his blog www.folarinbanigbe.blogspot.com.ng.