Dr. Stephen Akuma is the MD/CEO of SACS Computers. He also works as a Lecturer
of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics/Computer Science at Benue
State University. Stephen holds a PhD in Computing and a Masters degree in
Software Development (Distinction) from Coventry University, United Kingdom.
He also obtained a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (2.1) from Benue
He is an experienced research scientist and university lecturer for over 10 years
with demonstrated history of working in data science, human-computer interaction,
machine learning and information retrieval, focusing on user searching and retrieval
behaviour, classical implicit feedback indicators, eye gaze-enhanced interaction,
user modelling and personalization. He has been able to continuously take ideas from
conception, development, to deployment in lab-based and large-scale environments.
He has published in leading scientific proceedings and journals.
Dr. Stephen Akuma has had a unique experience of working for the government and the
private sector. He also ventured into partisan politics and was the gubernatorial
candidate of National Conscience Party (NCP) in the 2019 election in Benue State.