Who Is He?
Balogun Ridwan is a Software Engineer with a vast array of knowledge in many different front-end and back-end technologies, frameworks/libraries, databases, best code practices and understands fundamental design principles behind scalable applications.
His objective is simply to be the best software engineer that he can be and to contribute to the IT industry all that he knows and can do. He is dedicated to perfecting his craft by learning from more seasoned engineers, remaining humble, and continuously making strides to learn all that he can about software engineering.
He recently developed the backend infrastructure for a cryptocurrency trading platform where users can buy, sell, receive and send cryptocurrencies.
He is currently working with one of the leading banks in Nigeria.
In his leisure time, he mentors the next generation of developers and writes blog posts on technical/complex topics.
He possesses easily transferable skills such as organization, working with teams, and analytical skills.
He is an innovative solution seeker, ambitious, adventurous, assiduous, and animated.
While he was a student at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, He studied Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and led a team of six to the 2015 Google Online Marketing Challenge Finals (Middle East/Africa Business categories).
In 2016, he facilitated a programme that trained over 100 youths on how to develop websites, design graphics and digital marketing.
Apart from being a Software Engineer, a Digital Marketer, an IT Business Analyst, He enjoys most of his time being outdoors. He loves to participate in any form of Sports and Gaming. When forced indoors, he follows many sci-fi and fantasy genre movies. He is an aspiring Web3.0 Software Engineer, and he spends a large amount of his free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the software engineering world.