"It's Time We Build"
Akin Shoyoye is the co-founder of DriveAI, a research organization focused on developing open source software for autonomous vehicles so that anyone can build one. He is leading the effort behind fostering the DriveAI community, a collection of passionate creators unwilling to sit on the sidelines and ready to build out the world they want to see.
With a penchant for working in high-pressure environments, Akin’s life is a story of being involved with teams set out to accomplish insane goals in an unreasonable short amount of time.
Born in Nigeria and raised in Newark, Akin grew up as a can-do kid. That kid is now a man with the goal of rallying a community set out to explore the intersection of building technology and raw willpower.