During the Youth Month, Geekulcha name and honor Top 15 Young Geeks in South Africa. These are the minds marking their stamp and playing a greater role in the Digital Revolution. These are Geeks who have been identified as being a role player in the transformation.


Ofentswe Lebogo, Co-Founder and CTO at Datawizzards

He was born and raised in Limpopo at a village called Thalane in Bochum, where he completed his primary and high school education, he then went to complete his B.Sc Degree from University of Limpopo - Turfloop Campus in Computer Sciences, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, at the university that's where he gained lot of knowledge in developing Desktop/Mobile software and web applications.

He's a person who researches and codes a lot, and using Massive open online courses to keep up to date and stay relevant with latest technology.

He is the Co-Founder and CTO of Datawizzards where they are building cool Machine Learning products using tensorflow as their primary tool for training models and making predictions. In the next five years he's planning to be building more disruptive machine learning products that will be using Data to drive our society at large.


Project Page: www.datawizzards.io

'Ofentswe is the only FULL STACK DATA SCIENTIST I know in South Africa. The guy can code in any language, can do backend, front-end, machine learning, deep learning, data engineering and everything else in computing.'

  • Mabu Manaileng.

He works full-time for Standard Bank as a Data Scientist, solving bank related problems with data and machine learning. He has participated in more than 10 Kaggle competitions.

He has developed more than 10 production apps, ranging from PHP, Django, Ruby and Android. He works part-time for Datawizzards as a full stack data scientist. Working on wide range of products including DeepHealth.

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

  • Steve Jobs

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