Babusi is a tech entrepreneur working between Amsterdam, Nairobi and Cape Town. He works in the fields of emerging technology and big data innovation with a particular focus on developing sustainable solutions for the global South.
With over 10 years of user interface design experience at Booking.com and ThomsonReuters, he now specialises in contributing the practical skills needed to drive meaningful innovation in areas where scale and impact are hindered by structural limitations.
As CEO of Sila Health je provides last-mile health care access to thousands of users across Africa using chat platforms and machine learning, creating comprehensive datasets to advance regional healthcare.
AI for Africa – from dance to diagnosis
Nyoni explores the role of AI in various domains, from the “the world’s first AI football commentator” for the UEFA Champions League to an AI app for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, and from an app alert based on crime data to the first machine learning model that can identify black women’s hairstyles.
As the co-founder of Sila Health, he provides last-mile health care access across Africa using chat platforms and creates comprehensive datasets to advance healthcare in the region.
In this talk he shows how he explores the new opportunities offered by AI and what this could mean for Africa.