21-year-old Ghanaian tech wizard working with Instagram and Snapchat


International news media such as the CNN and New York Times are celebrating young Ghanaian tech genius Iddris Sandu.

Sandu’s brilliance has taken him places, and at 21, he is said to be one of the best young tech minds in the US.

Sandu’s family left Ghana for the when he was only 3. However, Sandu still identifies himself as a Ghanaian.

His ingenuity was picked up by his parents and teachers at an early age. By time he was 15, Sandu was interning at Google.

In his later teenage years, Sandu broke out to embark on personal and original projects. At 19, he was working on his own apps and other software.

The interesting thing about Sandu is that his work and style have taken him from the business of technology to entertainment and politics.

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Although I'm puzzled by this title _______________________________________________________ i sat down with the NY Times at the beginning of this year __________________________ as someone who is focused on impacting and guiding youth towards technology, it becomes very challenging at times to impact on the macro in a field where the minority voice is diminished on the micro. ________________________________ Seldom are minority youth recognized for their intellect in fields like technology and I am filled with so much humility for being given the opportunity to represent our generation. ________________________________ as my peers and I collaborate to change the world , we are adamant on our new philosophy of shifting from a perspective of operating "for profit & non profit" to a perspective of operating simply "for purpose" ___________________________________ Thank you

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