Ekechi Nwokah (Ph.D) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Mines, a leading lending solution that leverages Machine Learning algorithms to analyse customer phone records, bank records, and payment transactions to assess credit risk, along with full automation to manage the credit application and delivery process
Dr. Nwokah has 20 years of experience building distributed systems and data center infrastructure. He was a visiting professor at Purdue University before leaving academia to join SGI and NASA, where he built supercomputers for space shuttle design and weather prediction including COLUMBIA, which was the fastest supercomputer in the world in 2004.
He is an expert in cloud systems and security, having spent several years at Amazon AWS building cloud services and security infrastructure. He leads a team of data scientists at Mines.io and is passionate about the subject of AI and its applications. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University.