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Professional network for data science, Zindi, Hits 60K+ User Milestone

Zindi, Africa’s premier professional network for data science, is slated to join AI Expo Africa 2023 as a premium sponsor to commemorate reaching 60,000 users.

The Zindi platform connects commercial organizations, non-governmental organizations, and governments with a worldwide community of data scientists and machine learning experts in order to establish talent pipelines and solve the world’s most pressing problems through the use of artificial intelligence and data science.

Zindi has the largest emerging market community of data scientists in MEA, which positions us uniquely to help organizations solve difficult data-driven challenges and find the talent they seek,” says Celina Lee, CEO of Zindi. “Demand is increasing in Africa, India, and, more recently, the Middle East.” Following COVID19, demand for positions in this sector is fast increasing as organizations embrace new digital solutions based on AI and data science. We are delighted to be at the forefront of a data-driven, evidence-based approach to data science recruitment, ensuring that our clients receive top candidates with the necessary proven skills.

“We are extremely proud to be celebrating the 60,000th user of Zindi’s community at Africa’s largest gathering of AI practitioners and data-driven firms at the 6th Edition of AI Expo Africa,” said Dr Nick Bradshaw, CEO of the AI Media Group, the event series’ curators.

Delegates at AI Expo Africa can expect an in-depth learning experience, as well as several networking sessions and entertainment, with 75+ speaking sessions, multiple panels, workshops, and tech demonstrations. Previous event thought leaders and exhibitors have included Microsoft, Huawei, IBM, ARM, Intel, NVIDIA, UN ITU, Blue Prism, UiPath, Vodacom, Dimension Data, and SAP.

AI Expo Africa will bring together 1000s of decision makers, investors, buyers, suppliers, innovators, SMMEs, and global brands over three days in November in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Expert debate on 4IR tech developments, ethics, privacy, standards, regulation, policy, and cross-cutting themes such as Smart Cities, Smart Citizens, and National Strategies will be common themes in the conference tracks and panels. More information can be found at

About Zindi

Zindi is Africa’s largest professional data science network. Zindi is home to a comprehensive data science ecosystem comprised of scientists, engineers, academics, businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments, and institutions dedicated to tackling Africa’s most pressing problems. Zindi collaborates with businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to create, curate, and prepare data-driven challenges. Zindi assists organizations in pushing their creative boundaries at an affordable cost, whether they are testing the waters of data science for the first time or attempting to solve a recurring business problem with data. More information can be found at

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