TechX Talk: Uchi Uchibeke - Blockchain Developer

University of Toronto - Toronto, Canada

Interested in learning more about Blockchain Development? Come meet Uchi Uchibeke, Director of Developer Relations at Coil and past Blockchain Developer at Shopify in a casual AUDIO ONLY event on May 15 at 4 PM EST! Free for everyone to be a part!

May 15, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 PM

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Key Themes

Career Development

About this event

Interested in learning more about Blockchain Development? Come meet Uchi Uchibeke, Director of Developer Relations at Coil and past Blockchain Developer at Shopify in a casual AUDIO ONLY event on May 15 at 4 PM EST! Free for everyone to be a part!


What you'll gain

  • Career advice in pursuing a career in Tech
  • Hear what a typical Day in the Life is like
  • Resources & Tips in Development
  • Connections with others who are passionate in tech
and much more!


About Uchi Uchibeke

Uchi co-invented a novel way of using Blockchain for digital asset and identity management, filled Canadian and US blockchain patents, and uses Blockchain and machine learning to build disruptive solutions as an Engineer and researcher in the FinTech and Digital Identity space.

Uchi founded AfricaHacks, a digital platform for people of African descent to create Startups via learning, hackathon, and community modules. AfricaHacks organizes Africa's largest tech competition, a virtual Hackathon with thousands of youth, Judges, and sponsors from around the world, and supports Hackathons like BothoHacks.org across Africa. The AfricaHacks platform also hosts communities and enables them to learn, create and innovate right on the platform.

Additionally, Uchi is an On Deck Fellow, a Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Honouree, a Governor's Special Scholar, serial Founder with millions of dollars raised from partners from around the world. And recently, Uchi created chimoney.io, a blockchain and crypto reward token for sending digital gifts that can be spent and invested globally.

On the global stage, Uchi speaks about Blockchain, smart cities, and African potential. Recently, Uchi was a speaker at the University of Pennsylvania, IdentityNorth, and at DeveloperWeek Global, the largest Developer Conference in the world.


Where

Will happen on the Stage in our Discord Server. You'll need an email address to register a Discord account beforehand. For more information on Discord Stage: https://support.discord.com/hc/en-us/articles/1500005513722-Stage-Channels-FAQ 

More information on creating a Discord account click here


Register to submit a question beforehand that you'd like us to ask! As well, you'll be able to ask any questions throughout the event by raising your hand!

When

When

Saturday, May 15, 2021
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC

Agenda

8:00 PMIntroduction
8:10 PMModerated QnA
8:40 PMAudience QnA

Speaker

  • Uchi Uchibeke

    Director of Developer Relations at Coil

Facilitator

  • Chloe Bell

    Mentor

Organizers

  • Aurora Zhang

    GDSC Lead

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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