Stephen Odaibo, brother of the deceased, David Gbodi Odaibo, announced his death on social media.
According to Stephen, his brother “had a PhD in Computer Engineering and was a Kaggle Grandmaster, the highest attainable skill level in practical Machine Learning. “
Odaibo had written an algorithm for automatically detecting threats at airports and had won a $125 million contract from the Department of Homeland security about a week before his death.
He reportedly died of a heart attack in his sleep.
Credit: LinkedIn | Stephen Odaibo