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FAVOUR ORI.

Software / Cloud Engineer

Email:
Favourori96@gmail.com
Github:
Favourori
Linedkin:
/in/Favourori
About:
Software Engineer keen on building and shipping innovative products geared toward simplifying, automating, and improving life

Conferences & Engagements

Nigerian Computer Society (NCS)

August 2020

NCS is the umbrella body of all IT professionals, interest groups and stakeholders in Nigeria. With about 15,000 members, spread across all the states of the federation

1Million Cups, Tulsa OK

March 2019

Delivered a presentation at 1MillionCups, Tulsa, Oklahoma (2018 & 2019) on our reach with Favcode54 & how we are improving / empowering lives in Africa using technology

United Nations Youth Assembly, New York

August 2018

In August 2018, I was Invited to speak as an outstanding Youth Delegate at the United Nations’ Youth Assembly on the impact of Favcode54 in Africa.

YCBS Atlanta, GA

July 2018

Spoke at the Young CEOs Business Forum in Atlanta, GA (2018) discussing Big Data & how it is shaping the world.

NCHC Atlanta, GA

Sept 2017

Presented a web hacking research paper at the NCHC ’17 conference in Atlanta, GA – discussed common Web & Software vulnerabilities & how to stay secured on the internet

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, Arkansas

August 2017

Gave 100+ High school students a sneak peak into programming @SAU – we went from prototyping to developing simple web pages.


Fun facts

The leap of Faith

August 2016

At age 19, I moved to the United States alone to study at Southern Arkansas University where I barely knew anyone

Traveling

Local & Global

I have been to 1/2 of the US (25 states). I have also been to 9 countries with a total of 50+ cities

The College Situation

February 2020

My First startup, the college situation (collegesituation.com) got acquired for $70,000 (Dubai, UAE)

IBM & FavCode54

January 2018 - January 2020

IBM was impressed by my Non-profit (Favcode54), that they invested $90M (in products - IBM cloud + Watson). Thanks to Antonio Cangiano (Engineering Manager, IBM Canada) & Leon Katsnelson (Director & CTO), IBM

WeJapa

April 2020

During the global pandemic, I built a new startup that helped African tech talent land foreign jobs abroad (US, Canada, Germany, etc). We raised a total of $55k in pre-seed. Led by Microtraction

Rwanda

August 2019

Think of a mini America (24/7 power + internet), and no traffic, I have come to fall in love with this country and always try to visit at least 7x a year

SELECT PROJECTS

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Patients Registry (Turing.com Hackathon Winner 2021)

This project enables a newly diagnosed patient (with a rare disease) to connect with other patients with the same disease

Used stack:

  • Node JS
  • Express
  • AWS EC2
  • HTML
  • CSS
Github Repo
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College Situation (Acquired - 2020)

An interactive platform that connects students all over the world with: Schools, Jobs, Scholarships, Roommates, Fellow Students & Everything College

Used stack:

  • Node & Express
  • Flutter
  • Dart
  • OVH
collegesituation.com
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Tugure (Acquired - 2020)

A mobile platform to buy & sell new or used items in Rwanda

Used stack:

  • Node & Express
  • Flutter
  • Dart
  • AWS EC2 & S3
Github Repo

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