Adam Meghji

CTO in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Adam Meghji

CTO in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Adam Meghji is Co-founder & CTO of Universe.com, the social marketplace for events & tickets. Adam wrote the first lines of code in 2011, and today continues to lead all technical aspects the platform, including multiple web & mobile applications, JSON API microservices, and a highly-available and auto-scaling distributed cloud architecture. Universe was acquired in 2015 by Ticketmaster.

Adam's grounding principle as an entrepreneur and hacker is to improve quality of life by applying technology to everyday problems. In his early career, he developing the leading car sharing platform, and helped deploy fleets of vehicles worldwide at Metavera (acquired by Enterprise Rent-A-Car). Next, he built the protoype for Unata's grocery shopping experience of the future, incl. mobile, APIs, and recommendations. After that, he bootstrapped Universe with his savings, and developed it from concept → launch → growth ➝ acquisition. In addition, he enjoys building world-class APIs for Ticketmaster.

When not sharing his infectious passion for technology, DJ Marmalade is probably spinning hiphop / r&b / reggae in Toronto, or making beats at http://djmarmalade.com.