Ndubuisi Ekekwe, born 1st July 1975, is a world-renowned tech guru, who Co-designed iPhone & iPad’s XL Sensor.
A first-class graduate of FUTO Owerri. He holds two doctoral and four master’s degrees including a PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Founder of First Atlantic Semiconductors & Microelectronics, Africa’s top systems company. A native of Ovim in Abia state.
He is a player in the U.S. semiconductor industry where he develops the innovative microchip and invented a micro-controller for medical robots.
Ndubuisi Ekekwe was named in 2020 by Guardian Newspapers as one of 60 Nigerians In 60 Years Making “Nigerian Lives Matter”.
A US semiconductor industry veteran, his working experiences include Diamond Bank, Analog Devices Corp, and NNPC.
In Analog Devices, he worked in the team that designed a generation XL for the iPhone and he created the company’s first wafer level chip scale package for the inertial sensor.