Asad Akbar

Developer

Asad is a software engineer that is passionate about building thoughtfully crafted products. He has worked on projects ranging from sites receiving millions of page views per month, to ideas just getting off the ground. Having spent much of his development career using Ruby on Rails, Asad now enjoys building applications using JavaScript toolsets such as Node and React.

Asad frequently researches best practices so teams benefit from the global developer community. And as a former product manager, he tries to spread empathy for the end user throughout his work.

Asad has played a variety of roles within the technology industry. He moved to the country of Jordan and was the founding CEO of an education data startup. After helping get the product built and team hired, he was asked by an angel investment group to join them in Dubai. There he lead a team to create an ecommerce company focused on luxury travel.

When not programming, Asad enjoys spending time with his amazing wife and daughter, reading, and wrenching on cars.

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