3rd December — Emeka Ogbuju

Sparrho Advent Calendar

Emeka is a researcher with big dreams about Big Data. He impressed the Sparrho Jury with his submission about data-driven smart governance in his native Nigeria and subsequently was co-winner of Sparrho’s Researcher Prize in August 2017.

Emeka is passionate about helping his country to in utilizing “the deluge of data” to make government work more efficiently for the people.

Cool fact: Our Sparrho Hero knows a thing or two about sentiment analytics (the study of emotions behind words expressed online) increasingly used the gauge the mood of social media users, attitude to brands or in customer service, so if you want an expert, ask him!

Find out more about Emeka’s research here.

Want to win a £500 travel prize like Emeka did to present at a conference?
Check out the Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize.

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