Yad Faeq

Yad Faeq

Building All Day Everyday

A LITTLE ABOUT This Kid

Hello. I am Yad.a Web Architect.a Coder by day.a Superhero by Night.a Man United \O/ fan.a tea lover.

Love to build things.

Bringing crazy ideas to reality is my jam!

Passionate about Technology & Innovation.

LATEST TWEETS

Where To Find Me?

I answer & ask lots of questions Quora.

I tweet about Technology & Entrepreneurship.

I keep my mess code on Github. (I don’t trust Octocats)

Fun stuff:

Reading

Curiosity won’t let me sleep! Every now & then I pick up to learn something new! Self-taught (almost everything) in my career and school.

Meeting New People

Everyone have a wisdom of their own to share, love meeting people!

Space

TBA, but one day I will do a detour of this beautiful Supernova we live within! #DayDreaming

How I do it: *magic*


Got Cool Idea?


Find What’s Missing!


Get Inspired


Hack’iT!


Broke? De-bug’iT


Iterate & Launch

WORK HISTORY

2014

Web Architect

Draper University

I currently work at Draper University, a school for entrepreneurship. I hack & build products that people want. Sometimes helping the next big thing ideas from Draper U gradautes.

2013

Web Developer

Beyond the Bombs

Beyond the Bombs is a transmedia project redefining how the world views, understands, and connects with the Middle East and North Africa.

2012

Founder & CTO

KnowFund

Knowfund was a startup that I founded during my senior year of University. It was a micro-crowdfunding platform & mobile payment gateway for Developing countries, such as Iraq. Not on the radar anymore, it’s open-sourced on my Github.

2012

DevOps Lead

Sunrise Networks

Sunrise Networks is a technology solution firm founded in Germany, based in North Iraq. I was the spear head to take on big fishes for software development and network solutions of their Clients.

2011

CEO & Founder

Easy Route

Easy Route was a short lived startup that I founded during my school years working with Microsoft. It’s purpose was to find critical faster routes using close friend’s routes that they share on the network, mostly to report traffic accidents.
Now, it’s a little tiny feature on Nokia Maps.

2010

Design Editor

AUIS Voice

The AUIS Voice is a publication of the students of The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani. I was a member of the founding team and later a design editor for the Newspaper. Truth to be told, it is the first Student Independent Newspaper ever in the history of the country.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2013

C.A. Degree from Draper University of Heroes, Trained hero and change agent

Draper University

Studied Futurism, Blockchain Technology, Design from IDEO labs, 3D printing from Adobe, Finance; Wall Street Style, and Survival Training.

2013

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani

Loved this place! Where all my dreams start sparking!

2012

Game Design

Columbia College Chicago

:( , couldn’t pay tuition, never made it, but got accepted!

2011

Compita+ Certifications

A+

Network+

Security+

Got bored in freshman, tried to level up the game!

Cisco Certification

ICND1

I realized this is not what I want!

Cloud Technologies

Amazon Web Services

Google Cloud Platform

Open Stack

Web Development Frameworks

Ruby On Rails

NodeJS

Django

Symfony2

3D Modeling and Game Design

Blender

Unity

Maya

Design UI/UX Tools

Adobe Creative Suite Design and MockUp Tools

 

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MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

Honors & Awards

2014

Microsoft YouthSpark Advocate

Microsoft

YouthSpark Advocates are young leaders who have been selected to represent YouthSpark through online and offline activities. Advocates become subject matter experts in Microsoft YouthSpark world.

2013

AMENDS Delegate

American Middle Eastern network for dialogue at Stanford

AMENDS is a student initiative at Stanford University that brings together the most promising youth change agents from across the Middle East, North Africa, and United States to learn from each other, connect with global leaders and resources, and share, through TED style talks, their ideas and experiences with the world.

2011

Founder of ACM Chapter in Iraq & Ambassador

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

2011

MSP & Iraq’s 1st MSFT Student Ambassador

Microsoft
2012

1st Place on locals winner Imagine Cup

Microsoft
2011

2nd Place Locals winner Imagine Cup

Microsoft

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