Few weeks after welcoming Wuraola Oyewusi, a pharmacist and data scienstist to lead its Research and Innovation, Data Science Nigeria (DSN) has also harnessed seven new talents in to lead its next evolution to raise 1 million Artificial Intelligence talents in Nigeria within a decade.
Wuraola Oyewusi is a passionate professional committed to advancing Artificial Intelligence practice.
She previously worked with eHealth Africa (eHA), a US firm with the largest data-driven health delivery system in Africa. Read more about her HERE.
Meet the new talents in the team
Michael Nwoseh – Strategic Growth Lead: An experienced business manager, stakeholder and project management expert with 10 years commendable career in the Telecom and Banking industry.
He has broad expertise in implementing strategic plans, conducting market research and driving execution excellence.
He is also an expert in youth market engagement and strategy development, which is critical in driving our vision to raise 1million AI talents in 10 years.
Olalekan Akinsande – Technical Delivery Lead: An experienced Data Scientist, Robotics Process Automation(RPA) Developer and Project Manager who previously worked with KPMG Data & Analytics team. Olalekan is proficient in building, deployment and management of end-to-end Data Analytics and Process Automation solution.
He has broad experience in leading Data Analytics and Process Automation projects for Clients in the Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Telecoms, Manufacturing, FMCG, Transport and Utility industry.
Olusola Oseni– Software Engineer: An ex-Andela software engineer who will be driving how we find operational fusion of AI and software engineering in solving social and business problems. With PhD grade in his Petroleum Geology postgraduate studies, he has found a new passion in building solutions.
He worked for 18 months as a freelance Software Developer before moving to Andela where he was a resident Software Developer and Technical Coordinator for 19 months. One of his works is a data collection app for a leading multinational tracking sale from the field.
Ezekiel Ogundepo – Data Scientist: A first-class Statistics graduate with Master degree from African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Rwanda.
He is an expert in Advanced Statistical modelling with professional experience at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) where he worked to build dynamic taxpayers data portal and automated key statistical reports required by internal and external users.
He is an R programming guru with a passion for geospatial analytics, advanced data analytics, visualisation and business application for impact.
Ezekiel has used the set skills in data cleaning, analysis, machine learning, and analytical storytelling to provide statistical consultancy for clients in 15 countries as a freelancer.
Ebenezer Don-Ugwu – Software Engineer: A vibrant and young full-stack software engineer, an ex- Andela staff member with a passion for building meaningful products that ease the life of users.
He has worked with distributed teams and has a strong passion with regard to AI driven software engineering. He is a versatile professional who is keen on finding solutions through cross-bundled experimentation.
He will aid in accelerating our solution creation and find beneficial intersections between software engineering and Machine learning solution delivery.
Tunmise Johnson – Grant/Finance Manager: A Chartered Accountant and expert with solid experience in financial/grant management in both private and public development organisations. He previously worked with a Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation where he managed many international grants.
His functional experience spans across Financial Management, Grant management, Process Management, Audit and Financial Modelling.