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December 27, 2019 0

2019 Milestones at Data Science Nigeria

We have had a very awesome 2019. We have activated our vision to raise one million Artificial Intelligent talents in 10 years. We have scaled up sustainability and built unique platforms to support our operation and expansion.

We are indeed very grateful to our inspiring staff, awesome sponsors, amazing advisory board members, supportive partners, and the ever-energetic community members.

Of a truth, we are well-positioned to achieve our mission to build a world-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) knowledge, research and innovation ecosystem that delivers high-impact transformational research, business use applications, AI-first start-ups, support employability, and social good use cases in Nigeria and beyond.

Read some of our major milestones in 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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December 9, 2019 0

As a part of Data Science Nigeria’s transition from an Artificial Intelligence learning community into a research and consulting non-profit, the business is expanding its dedicated workforce with the recruitment of three new data scientists. The new, young and energetic data scientists will be working on a special project at the interception of advanced analytics, statistical model development, data visualization and platform development for real-time analytics.

Join us to welcome 3 awesome ladies into our Data Science core team.

Meet the new team members
Sarah Opeyemi Adekunle, Data Scientist:
A Masters’s graduate of Systems Engineering. She is a product of the Microsoft4afrika where she groomed her skills in Data Science and Business Intelligence. She has built industry-level experience in Data Analysis, and Machine Learning use cases. She was the second-best female participant (4th position) at the 2017 Data Science Nigeria Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp.

Chimaoge Esotu, Data Scientist:
A passionate data scientist with a passion for trends mining. She has built competencies in skilled statistical analysis, machine learning and various types of database management. She has had industry level experience as a data analyst and business performance reporting expert. Chimaoge has hands-on experience in many visualizations, analytical and mathematical programming tools.

Haleemah Oladosu, Data Scientist:
A multi-skilled professional who combines her machine learning skills with software engineering and IT support Administration. An ex-Andela software engineer and a Kaggle participant per excellence with 9 competitions in her kitty. She was in the Top 2% in the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon 2019. She had a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence/Data Mining.


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December 4, 2019 0

In its quest to raise 1 million Artificial Intelligence (AI) talents in 10 years and position Nigeria as a leading AI Hub, Data Science Nigeria (DSN) has expanded its learning community model to include a data science consulting and AI solutions delivery. In the last few months, the organisation has delivered solution-oriented machine learning projects, corporate trainings and bespoke consulting to local and international organisations with outstanding commendation of quality.

In order to strengthen its team, the organisation has expanded its consulting and operations workforce with experienced business and growth hacker, technical consulting lead, statisticians/data scientist, software engineers and grant/finance management expert from leading local and global organisations. The new model will also afford DSN a platform to scale up, ensure sustainability through self-funding, validate the Nigeria AI ecosystem, accelerate business use cases and provide hands-on learning opportunities for many DSN members (students, young professionals and beginners) across the country through paid internship and project participation.

Meet the new talents in the team

Michael NwosehStrategic 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 AkinsandeTechnical 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 OgundepoData 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-UgwuSoftware 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.

Anaeze Nsoffor Software Engineer: He is a full stack Javascript/Python developer who is an advocate of super-efficient programming. He previously worked at Andela and has rich experience in Node.js, C#, Jquery, Reactjs. 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.

Join us as we welcome these awesome talents.

You can download the Data Science Nigeria corporate consulting and training brochure here


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October 21, 2019 0

In our drive to be a world-class centre of academic research, AI social good solution development, consulting, capacity building and talent pipeline development; we have openings for extremely motivated, brilliant and passionate talents who share in our vision to raise 1million AI talents in 10 years

We cherish our values as a fun-filled, family-oriented, responsible, innovative and knowledge-driven non-profit that is scaling up very fast with global credibility and increasing local endorsement.

We have openings in these areas for some awesome projects we are working on and so many others on the queue:

Find the detailed description for each role attached below

Application Developer for AI solutions

Solution Development Lead

Product Growth and Research Lead

Vacancy Programme Director DSN

Data Architect

Data Scientists Analytics and Visualization

Geospatial Data Interns and Analysts


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June 16, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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June 11, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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June 11, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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April 6, 2021

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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March 26, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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March 11, 2021

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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February 24, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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February 23, 2021 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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December 31, 2020 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies


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December 29, 2020 0

Data Science Nigeria is Africa’s fastest growing Artificial Intelligence learning, solution delivery, research and consulting network, whose sphere of impact has touched hundreds of thousands in four years. We are scaling up in 2021 and thus seek well motivated and smart professionals who are willing to join our world of impact. We value excellence, global best practices and sustainable impact. Check our vacancies