alex dawotola|bio


Dr. Alex Dawotola is the Founder and CEO of HENECO, a full-service engineering and construction company with multiple locations in Texas. He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with excellent track record leading high performing teams.  He is a Business Professional and Project Manager with many years of extensive operational, commercial, and financial experience in the  Oil & Gas, Renewables and Civil Construction industries.

He holds a PhD degree in Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and MBA from University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.  He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Texas, and a member of the Project Management Institute.


Alex is passionate about mentorship for aspiring and established small business owners. His mission is to empower every entrepreneur with key tools needed to succeed in their business, and turn them to business leaders that could shape fortunes and destinies of their organizations. His vision is to increase the capacity and success of small businesses by helping business owners identify and focus on key tools that will help them take their companies to the next level for continual growth and success. 

"A winner is a dreamer who never gives up"

- Nelson Mandela


Dr. Alex Dawotola is an excellence coach, addressing thousands of people each year.  In 2015, Dr. Alex resigned his project manager job in corporate America and started HENECO with modest savings.

In the space of 5 years, HENECO has grown to become a successful engineering company with multiple locations in Texas. 

HENECO is an award winning organization with recognitions as:

  • 2019 Emerging -10 organization in the City of Houston
  • 2020 Supplier of the Year by HMSDC 

"I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary" - Elon Musk


Alex is very passionate about teaching success principles that he has learned over the years to help many budding entrepreneurs.  He sincerely belives that business success and leadership can be thought.  

Dr. Alex Dawotola has consulted widely in business and government, as well as within the research community. He has served in an advisory capacity to many research organizations. He is the recipient of numerous awards, honors, and commendations.

Dr. Alex Dawotola is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Texas, and he is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).  He is an award winning entrepeneur: with the following awards and recognitions:

  • Official Member, Forbes Business Council -2020
  • HMSDC Emerging-10 Entrepeneur (City of Houston, TX) - 2020
  • BP, Diverse Growth Initiative member - 2020
  • Supplier of the Year, HMSDC, Houston, TX - 2021
  • Mentor, City of Houston Build Up Houston Program - 2020, 2021

Alex has been invited as a speaker at the following gatherings:

  • Offshore Pipeline Conference
  • Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
  • Build Up Houston Latinex
  • Build Up Houston English

"Discover and play to your strengths. You are stronger than you think"

- Dr. Alex Dawotola



Dr.  Alex is a  strategy thought leader equipped with unrivaled capabilities, tools, technologies, and ability to help his clients grow and develop. He offers creative solutions that will challenge you, help you grow, and enhance your ability to develop and execute winning strategies for your business. 


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