James Fowe Lead Research Engineer, HERE Technologies USA
James Fowe is a tech professional who is passionate about Nigeria’s development through the good use of technology innovations. He has over 15yrs of work experience across IT, Telecoms, Mobile & Location-Technology industries. Amongst many of his professional and entrepreneurial strides, he was a Co-Founder at Mobile Monday Nigeria, was part of the startup team at Swift Networks, worked as a software developer in Airtel’s SMS, IVR & Data services division, lead technical architecture of mobile applications for Nokia in Nigeria and currently he is a Lead Research Engineer at HERE Technologies USA where he is designing and inventing location intelligence technologies that would shape the future of maps & navigation systems, real-time road traffic information, smart cities and self-driving cars.
Fowe spends some of his spare time mentoring young Nigerians interested in building a career or business related to software engineering, core tech innovations and advanced engineering/academic research.