Nigerian Adekunle Becomes World’s Highest Paid Robotics Engineer
Silas Adekunle is a renowned robotics engineer from Nigeria, who has gained worldwide recognition for his groundbreaking inventions in the field of robotics. He became the world’s highest-paid robotics engineer at the age of 31, owing to his extraordinary skills and exceptional talent.
Adekunle is credited for building the world’s first gaming robot and has also been described as the smartest robotics engineer in the world.
He is the founder of Reach Robotics, a company that specializes in the development of advanced robotic technology for gaming and entertainment purposes. In 2016, he developed the world’s first intelligent gaming robot, Mekamon, which garnered immense popularity and sold over 500 units.
He holds a First Class Honors degree in Robotics, along with an honorary degree from the University of the West of England, Bristol. His contributions to the field of robotics have earned him numerous accolades and awards, including a place on Forbes Europe’s 30 Under 30: Technology list in 2018, and a position on the Financial Times’ Top 100 Minority Ethnic Leaders in Technology list.
In 2017, Apple signed an exclusive deal with Mr Adekunle to incorporate his innovative creation, Mekamon, into their products. Mekamon is a four-legged robot that can be controlled through a smartphone app and is specifically designed for gaming. It has the ability to battle other Mekamons, learn new skills, and develop its own unique personality through its artificial intelligence.
Mr Adekunle’s pioneering work in the field of robotics has received widespread acclaim and appreciation from industry experts and peers alike. His ingenuity, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit have inspired numerous young people to pursue careers in robotics and artificial intelligence. He serves as a role model for future innovators and continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field of robotics.