Cameroonian William Elong develops AI and cybersecurity solutions

Cameroonian William Elong develops AI and cybersecurity solutions
Cameroonian William Elong develops AI and cybersecurity solutions

He is an expert in robotics and artificial intelligence. Known in the design of drones and AI solutions, he is today one of the players in the development of technology on the continent and around the world.

William Elong (photo) is a Cameroonian entrepreneur and business leader. Founder and CEO of Faraday, he puts his skills and knowledge in artificial intelligence at the service of everyone, developing open Source generative AI and cybersecurity services.

Faraday is a start-up based in France and Belgium that develops AI, fintech and cybersecurity solutions. Its flagship solution is Ares Chat, a collaborative platform that allows you to share files, communicate with your team and AI within a secure ecosystem.

Faraday’s solution offers a unique ecosystem consisting of a browser, a chat model connected to its user’s banking services and web search functionality. Another offering from the start-up, Ares Creative, allows the generation of images to stimulate users’ creativity.

In addition to Faraday, William Elong has been the founder and CEO of Will & Brothers Consulting since 2014, providing IT innovation and consulting services globally. In 2018, he founded Algo Drone Holding, focused on developing drone and AI solutions. He is its president and CEO.

As a serial entrepreneur, in 2018 he created the Cameroon Flying Lab, affiliated with We Robotics Organization, an initiative promoting drones, robotics and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for youth empowerment. In 2019, he established the Developers Institute Center, a training center for young developers in Cameroon.

William Elong is a graduate of the French School of Economic Warfare where he obtained a master’s degree in strategy and competitive intelligence in 2013. Before launching into entrepreneurship, he worked in several companies to gain experience.

He worked for Thales Information Systems where he was an IT specialist and IT project manager from 2011 to 2012. Between 2013 and 2014, he worked for the IT company Oracle as a sales engineer.

Recognized for his career, in 2016, William Elong was ranked among the 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs under 30 by Forbes Africa.

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