Emeka Okoye

Emeka Okoye

CEO, Cymantics

Emeka Okoye is the CEO and Semantic Architect of Cymantiks, a company that makes People, Government, Businesses and Machines smarter using Linked Open Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cognitive computing. Over the last 18 years, Emeka has been at the forefront of technology and innovation in Nigeria from co-founding the earliest startup to building Micro-grid solution for managing renewable energy using IoT and Blockchain technology.

His experience has embraced a breadth of technologies culminating today in the Mobile, Semantic Web and IoT world while working with a cross section of professionals across various cultures in Africa and Europe in solving problems at a complex level. He brings a strategic and creative approach to his works that comes from his diverse entrepreneurial, consulting and technical experiences in the field. As an experienced self-motivated innovator and visionary, he has developed a vast knowledge in Enterprise, Mobility, Semantic Web, Open Data, AI, IoT with his primary focus being solution design, engineering and product development.

Emeka is able to understand and explain technologies from deep diving under the hood to the value proposition level. He believes that Linked Data, IoT and AI will change and improve the way we live and work, and he is passionate about designing and building systems that will make this happen, and teaching others to do this as well. He has been listed among the top 20 most influential Technology people in Africa (2013) by South Africa IT News to name a few.

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