Felix B. Kwizera  Felix B. Kwizera photo         

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Software Engineer
IBM Research - Africa



Felix is a software engineer at IBM research Africa in the financial inclusion group, specializing in backend design and development. He has participated in the developement of a social recommendation system for credit scoring, a trade financing system and the first ever deployment to production of a credit decisioning system from the Africa research lab.

He received his Bachelors in Computer Science at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (2014) and is currently pursuing his Masters at Georgia Institute of Technology with a specialization in Interactive Intelligence. 

Felix is very passionate about financial inclusion in Africa and believes technology is a major factor in increasing the inclusion rates in Africa. He believes the use of machine learning in bettering credit scoring and AI in improving financial illiteracy are the first steps to a more included Africa.