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Leveraging AI to Drive Positive Change: How Becoming an Omdena Top Talent Shaped My Career in AI

April 5, 2023

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Abdulazeez Jimoh from Nigeria leveraged his expertise in AI, software development, and cloud computing to drive positive change as an Omdena Top Talent. He built innovative solutions, expanded his skills, and collaborated with senior professionals to make meaningful contributions to real-world projects.

Abdulazeez, what is your professional background?

As a driven computer science undergraduate hailing from Nigeria, I bring a wealth of experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, software development, and cloud computing to the table. My passion for technology has been honed over the past 2+ years, during which time I have grown my expertise in developing and deploying cutting-edge machine learning models across a range of applications. Whether it be in the realm of natural language processing, computer vision, or predictive modeling, I have consistently demonstrated my ability to deliver solutions that drive progress and make a real impact. In addition, I am a versatile programmer, well-versed in multiple programming languages and machine learning frameworks, allowing me to bring a unique and valuable perspective to any project.

When and how did you enter Omdena, and what was the reason?

I first learned about Omdena through my academic studies in computer science and artificial intelligence. I was impressed by their reputation for developing innovative solutions and their commitment to driving positive change through technology. I joined Omdena in January 2021 as a Junior Data Scientist, seeking opportunities to expand my skills and make meaningful contributions to real-world projects. The chance to work with a talented and dedicated team, and to use my knowledge to drive progress and impact, was incredibly motivating and inspired me to pursue a career with Omdena.

What technical solution did you build recently in a project?

Recently, I had the opportunity to work on an exciting project where I built a web-based retro game for a therapeutic exercise program. Utilizing my expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and web development, I was able to enhance the game’s control system by deploying a high-performance pose estimation model (Mediapipe) in a React web application. With a frame rate of over 15 frames per second, this solution not only improved the overall user experience but also increased engagement.

This project was a prime example of my ability to craft innovative solutions that drive positive impact. I am proud of the work I did, and it is a privilege to continue leveraging my skills and expertise to drive progress and make a meaningful difference through technology.

Abdulazeez took part in several Omdena projects! Here are some of them:

How did the Omdena Top Talent experience help you in your career?

Working on an Omdena Top Talent project was a transformative experience for me, both professionally and personally. The project allowed me to work with a diverse group of individuals from various backgrounds and experience levels and challenged me to think outside the box and develop new and innovative solutions.

Through this project, I gained valuable hands-on experience in building and deploying machine learning models, as well as honed my skills in multiple programming languages and frameworks. I also had the opportunity to collaborate with senior professionals and receive mentorship and guidance, which helped me to grow and develop my expertise.

This experience helped me to expand my network, build my portfolio, and further my career. It gave me the confidence and skills to take on more complex projects, and I have since been able to contribute to several high-impact initiatives and make meaningful contributions to the field.

Overall, the experience working on an Omdena Top Talent project was a pivotal moment in my career, and I am grateful for the opportunities and growth it has provided me.

Ready to test your skills?

If you’re interested in collaborating, apply to join an Omdena project at:

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