Chika Obuah

Consultant in Lagos, Nigeria

Chika Obuah

Consultant in Lagos, Nigeria

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Chika Obuah is an Artificial Intelligence Professional. He specializes in data collection and processing (for Machine Learning and Research), Software Engineering and Business Consulting. He has over 10 years experience building intelligent systems; systems that can perform task previously considered impossible or achieve unprecedented levels of performance. He holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration (Operations Research) and a B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from the University of Lagos.

He has worked with teams in the planning and implementation of complex IT systems; one of which was to design and implement an Enterprise Supply Chain Management solution that helped transform Unilever across Central Africa – allowing the businesses to share knowledge and intelligently adapt to changing market conditions. He has also participated in several high impact Data Science Projects including mentoring on the DataHack4FI competition; which was a five-year program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the MasterCard Foundation with the aim of unleashing the power of data for financial inclusion. During the program, he trained and mentored participants in the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science, and the program recorded one of the highest performances and completion rate ever, worldwide.

He is very passionate about Artificial Intelligence (& Machine learning) and has a keen interest in using technology to innovate, and as a force for good. He enjoys traveling, playing chess and listening to music.