Yemi is a pincipal consultant (Analytics, Research & Digital transformation ) at KNOZE consulting. He had his first degree in accounting from University of Lagos, Nigeria and his second degree in eBusiness and innovation from Lancaster University Management School, UK He is also a certified economist and a mentor.
As a matter of fact, he has been a data scientist (or something close to it) even before the data science moniker came to limelight. He holds certifications in analytics, data science & machine learning. Yemi has over 10 years of professional experience that spans from banking, digital, marketing, research to analytics. He consults for various organizations across verticals and provides training to professionals.
Yemi is one of the early adopters of data science in Nigeria with an international network. As a well-established consultant in the field of Data Science within the banking arena in Sub Saharan Africa, he has been involved in training at all levels within banks as well as consultancy in a hands-on operational capacity. He has built various analytics solutions from customer segmentation, credit risk, fraud detection, churn to text analytics.
He predicted Nigeria’s presidential election and other state elections in Nigeria using Social media data making him among the few scholars who have used this approach.
Yemi is a founder of Data Science Accelerator and his work are acknowledged and respected by Academic and professionals across Europe.