Zuby Onwuta is a legally blind innovator, disability advocate, speaker and inventor of Think and Zoom: Brain Control for Blind Assistive Tech.
Hardships from losing his medical dream, as well as, US Army and engineering careers to visual impairment, inspired him to invent “Think and Zoom”, a solution that reads and responds to human brain waves, to provide vision augmentation and reading assistance.
He is also the creator of "Kenti" iOS game, a brain-controlled mobile game ad winner of Apple WWDC scholarship, and author of Overcoming Disability with Creative Ability and Turning personal problems into solutions article.
He is now the Founder of Think and Zoom, a startup with a vision of
"Creating a world,
where visual impairment no longer steals dreams,
Or kills careers."
"Providing affordable and innovative tech solutions
to enable the visually impaired succeed"
Previous work experience include software engineering roles at Lucent, Goldman Sachs & Co and IBM.
Accomplishments include speaking engagements at TEDx, SXSW, United Nations and Disability Advocacy at the US Congress. He is also a recipient of the Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and business certificates from MIT Sloan and Harvard Business School.
More about him is available at LinkedIn.com/in/zubyonwuta