Samuelson Tijesunimi Atiba

2019

Samuelson Tijesunimi Atiba

Researcher, Data Engineer, and Entrepreneur

Samuelson Tijesunimi Atiba is a researcher, engineer and entrepreneurial consultant who is impassioned about augmenting human ability and enhancing human experience in dynamic high-stakes environments using advanced technologies: artificial intelligence (AI) and extended reality (XR).
His work on ITAVI, an assistive mobility glasses for the visually impaired was supported by Google LLC and PingExpress UK.

Samuelson has had over 6 years of experience leading and working with technology startup companies working on some of the most important needs in Africa: from AI-powered agriculture to cross-border financial technology; and now conducts research at the Cardiff Centre for AI, Robotics and Human-Machine Systems at Cardiff University, UK.
He is excited to see his work culminate in the economic emancipation of the African continent by empowering its enterprising youth with skills relevant for the future of work.