NAME : OKAFOR FRANCIS EMEKA
PROFFESSION : SOFTWARE ENGINEER
CATEGORY NOMINATED : OUTSTANDING AFRICAN EMPLOYEE; YOUNG ACHIEVERS AWARD.
CITY : HANGZHOU, ZHEJIANG
COUNTRY BASE : China
NATIONALITY : NIGERIA
- Best Software Engineer of the Year Award, issued by Hangzhou Chenling Intellectual Property, Co. Ltd. (Jan 2023)
- High Level Talent Recognition QF category (Science and Tech), issued by Qiantang District Government, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. (Oct 2022)
- Best Software Engineer of the Year Award issued by Hangzhou Chenling Intellectual Property, Co. Ltd. (Jan 2022)
- Outstanding China-Africa Entrepreneur Recognition by the Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government Foreign Affairs Office and the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province. (Dec 2022)
- Tech Lead : Company Wide Informatization and Digitization Project – Hangzhou Chenling Intellectual Property, Co. Ltd.
- Vice President International Student Union – Zhejiang University of Science and Technology. 2020-2021
- Sports and Arts Director – Zhejiang University of Science and Technology.
OTHER NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS:
- Confucius Institute Scholarship Award – Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
- Outstanding Innovation Scholarship Award – Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
- Social Service Scholarship – Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
- Zhejiang Provincial Competition (Beautiful Zhejiang) – Winning Team
Throughout his career, he has worked on a variety of projects including WeChat mini-apps, Chrome Extensions, Desktop Applications, Web Applications, ERP (enterprise resource planning) system, Mobile Applications, Image Recognition Software and Machine Learning Algorithms. He is skilled in Software Engineering, Database Design, Team Management and is always eager to learn and stay up to date with the latest developments in this field.
During his leisure, Francis enjoys playing chess, football (soccer) and table tennis. He loves languages and is very fluent in Chinese, English, Igbo and possesses an intermediate proficiency in German. He plays over 12 musical instruments including Western, Chinese and African instruments. He is passionate about Technology Transfer and exchange between Africa and other Continents.