Meet Iddris Sandu, the 21-year-old tech wizard working with Instagram and Snapchat

Meet Iddris Sandu, the 21-year-old 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 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 the 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.

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

He has met and worked with rappers Kanye West and Jaden Smith. This is apart from his work with Snapchat and Instagram.

For a man this young, Sandu is not very concerned about the money and fame that come with his work.

He has said he is more interested in service to humanity.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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