Zindi Celebrates Hitting 60K+ User Milestone

May 10, 2023

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 10th May – AI MEDIA GROUP – Africa’s leading professional network for data science, Zindi, is set to join AI Expo Africa 2023 as a premium sponsor to celebrate the milestone of hitting 60,000 users.

The Zindi platform connects commercial organisations, NGOs and Governments with a global community of data scientists and machine learning experts to build talent pipelines and solve the world’s pressing challenges leveraging artificial intelligence & data science.

“Zindi has the largest emerging market community of data scientists in MEA, which makes us uniquely positioned to help organisations solve tough data driven challenges and find the talent they are looking for,” says Celina Lee, CEO of Zindi. “We are seeing demand across Africa, India and more recently the Middle East. Post-COVID19, demand for jobs in this segment is rising rapidly as organisations are embracing new tech solutions using AI and data science. We are proud to be pioneering a data-driven, evidence-based approach to data science recruitment, to ensure you get the top candidates with the proven skills you need.”

CEO Zindi – Celina Lee

Zindi has 3 core offerings, Data Science Solutions, Recruitment and Professional Development, allied to an impressive track record working with organisations like the UN, ITU, USAID, GIZ, IBM, Microsoft, NVIDIA, EY, Google, DeepMind, and Absa.

ABSA Bank Data Science Career Day organised by Zindi

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

With 75+ speaking sessions, multiple panels, workshops and tech demonstrations, delegates at AI Expo Africa can expect an in-depth learning experience allied to multiple networking sessions and entertainment. Thought leaders and exhibitors from previous events have included; Microsoft, Huawei, IBM, ARM, Intel, NVIDIA , UN ITU, Blue Prism, UiPath, Vodacom, Dimension Data and SAP.

AI Expo Africa Summit & Conference

Running over 3 days from 1st to 3rd November, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, AI Expo Africa will unite 1000s of decision makers, investors, buyers, suppliers, innovators, SMMEs and global brands focused on real world 4IR technologies. Common themes in the conference tracks and panels will include expert discussion on 4IR tech trends, ethics, privacy, standards, regulation, policy as well as cross cutting themes such as Smart Cities, Smart Citizen & National Strategies. Learn more https://aiexpoafrica.com/

About Zindi

Zindi is the largest professional network for data science in Africa. Zindi hosts an entire data science ecosystem of scientists, engineers, academics, companies, NGOs, governments and institutions focused on solving Africa’s most pressing problems.  Zindi works with companies, non-profit organisations, and government institutions to develop, curate, and prepare data-driven challenges. Whether you are testing the data science waters for the first time or trying to crack a persistent business problem with data, Zindi helps organisations push their creative boundaries at an affordable cost. Learn more https://zindi.africa/

For Zindi related enquiries contact: media@zindi.africa  


The South African Artificial Intelligence Association (SAAIA) is an industry body focused on promoting the advancement of responsible AI in South Africa by uniting practitioners across Commercial, Government, Academic, Startup and NGO sectors. SAAIA seeks to encourage stakeholders in the adoption of responsible AI for the commercial and societal benefit of the citizens of South Africa with a primary focus on economic growth, trade, investment, equality and inclusivity. Learn more at https://saaiassociation.co.za/ 

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