SILAS ADEKUNLE the Nigerian robotics engineer who created "MekaMon", the world's first intelligent gaming robot is coming to St Katherine's this Thursday!
Who is Silas Adekunle? He is a Nigerian technology entrepreneur and the co-founder of Reach Robotics, an augmented reality gaming company that creates robots for gaming and for STEM education. He has partnered with Apple, signing an exclusive distribution deal to sell his product in both the United States and Britain. In November 2018, Adekunle was named to the Financial Times' list of the 'Top 100 minority ethnic leaders in technology and he was also named in Forbes' 30 under 30 list for European tech in 2018. He is one of the world’s highest-paid robotics engineer
Additionally, Silas was recently announced as one of the top 100 most influential BME leaders in the UK tech sector as part of the official launch of the Inclusive Tech Alliance at the House of Commons.
A few weeks ago he appeared live on The One Show, talking in front of a primetime television audience of millions about his belief in the power of technology and the potential of consumer robotics.