John Quinn


John Quinn has been working in artificial intelligence for nearly twenty years, and within Africa since joining Makerere University as a lecturer in 2007. As well as being one of the Directors of Sunbird AI, he is also a Senior Software Engineer at Google Ghana, where he currently leads a team that processes satellite imagery across the continent to add buildings and roads to Google Maps. He was previously the technical lead of Pulse Lab Kampala, where he worked on language technology for analysing community radio as the basis of a UN early warning system, among other projects.