Dr. Isaac Y. Addae is an award-winning educator, speaker, and strategist. He serves as the Small & Minority Business Liaison in the Nashville Mayor's Office. Previously, he served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Pivot Technology School (a workforce development firm). For over a decade, Isaac has taught courses in business strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership at the collegiate level. His recent roles include the Tennessee State University College of Business and the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management.

Isaac possesses more than a decade of experience in technology consulting and systems development across the automotive, defense, and information technology industries (IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton, CACI, Ford, Raytheon). He completed a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Systems Engineering at Tennessee State University. He also earned a Ph.D. in Business Administration at Morgan State University.

As an engaged servant leader, Isaac is a board member of Corner To Corner, Knowledge Bank, Nashville Black Chamber, and chairman of the Nashville Metro Health and Educational Facilities board. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. In the Fall of 2021, Isaac released his first book, Black Boy Fly: Embracing My Ancestry, Blackness, and Purpose in the African Diaspora.