Ali B

Software Engineer, Father, and Athlete in Seattle, Washington

Ali B

Software Engineer, Father, and Athlete in Seattle, Washington

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I am a geeky athletic dad. I live in Seattle, WA and love everything about this place, especially the outdoors. I was born in Gabon and lived my childhood in southern Lebanon.

I am driven by creating software solutions that add value to people's lives. It's really about the "how" and "why" for me more than the "what". I like to do my research well and measure twice for design and architecture. I am serious about delivering on time, with a sharp focus on creating features that are easy to maintain and simple (or documented) to understand.

"If something isn't right, you can't just ignore it and say you'll fix it later" - Steve Jobs

I have worked as a technical consultant in the supply chain industry, SDET at Microsoft SharePoint, SDE at Microsoft SQL Server, and software developer at Practice Fusion.

I currently work at Qualtrics to make sophisticated research simple through our survey-based platform. We help over 8,000 customers in more than 90 countries, across all industries, get the data and insight they need to make better decisions.

I value spending time with my kid and being there for my family and friends. I enjoy discussions about the mysteries of life and how to become the best version of yourself. I am adventurous and I appreciate the beauty of nature, so I spend a good chunk of my time outdoors. I run, climb and practice Yoga. I also enjoy parkour, soccer, basketball, and martial arts.