Meet the Rising Tech Star: Olabode Idowu

Meet the Rising Tech Star: Olabode Idowu

Recognizing exceptional professionals driving innovation and progress is essential in today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving technological landscape. We are thrilled to introduce you to Olabode Idowu, the Black Breakout Professional of the Year Tech Division award winner at the Obsidi By BPTN Awards, presented by BMO

Let’s look closer at Olabode’s achievements and impact on the industry. As a Sr Software Engineer and tech lead at Intuit, Olabode is at the forefront of cutting-edge technologies such as generative AI and the future of the Metaverse. In addition, he has made significant contributions to the industry through code, mentorship and coaching of other developers. 

So, sit back, grab a cup of coffee, and join us as we dive into emerging technologies with the inspiring Olabode Idowu.

Meet Olabode Idowu: Software Engineer & Mentor

Olabode Idowu sits on the cutting edge of emerging technologies and user experiences at Intuit. Every day, he thinks about generative AI, its impacts, and the potential trajectory of the Metaverse. Not only is he working on the leading tech, but he is also bringing young engineers along as a mentor and coach. 

Olabode’s work at Intuit has been groundbreaking. He has filed a US patent in collaboration with his team for their work on Natural Language Query Disambiguation, a significant achievement in the field. He has also led the design and implementation of several key projects, including a generative AI marketing email experience in cooperation with Mailchimp and a search-agnostic service that facilitates rapid experimentation and supports +100M search transactions monthly across all Intuit products.

Yup, this is next-level stuff!

The Impact of Olabode Idowu's Work on the Tech Industry

Olabode’s work has had a significant impact on the tech industry. His solutions have helped push the boundaries of what is possible in the field. He has also led the redesign and implementation of a search-agnostic service that supports +100M search transactions monthly across all Intuit products.

But Olabode’s contributions don’t stop there. He serves as a leader for the Black and technical community at Intuit and mentors young engineers, many of whom have accepted positions at the company. He is also passionate about giving back to his community.

It is vital to recognize Black professionals’ accomplishments, such as Olabode, who have overcome systemic barriers and underrepresentation in the area. Olabode Idowu has achieved remarkable success and significantly contributed to the technology industry. His innovative solutions and leadership skills distinguish him as a rising star.

Join the largest network for Black tech professionals and connect with technical leaders like Olabode Idowu! Come home, Sign up for Obsidi today and take your career to the next level.

About Obsidi By BPTN Awards

The Obsidi By BPTN Awards, presented by BMO, is an annual event that celebrates and recognizes the excellence of Black professionals in the technology industry. The awards aim to inspire future generations of Black tech professionals and encourage organizations to foster diverse and inclusive workplaces.

Award Category

This award will recognize a Black professional breaking into the technology industry. The award is open to professionals with less than three years of work experience who can demonstrate that they’ve made significant professional strides during their short tenure within the tech industry.

This year’s Black Breakout Professional of the Year Tech Division winner is Olabode Idowu, a Software Engineer and leader at Intuit. As he is affectionately known, Bode is an inspiring figure who has dedicated his career to learning, teaching, and developing innovative solutions.

Previous Articles

Black tech professional writing quote in notebook
Four Black women in business looking at the camera in a boardroom
Black professional woman in tech standing in front of computer servers
Ukraine flag waving
attract-your-ideal-employer-at-bfutr (1)