zohaib dot hassan at gmail dot com
(Sep 2013 to Present) Working on Microsoft BotFramework I am responsible for various parts of the ecosystem including NodeJS SDK, end-to-end feature development and integration of Dev. Portal, LUIS.ai, and developer evangelism. Also leading front-end of upcoming Azure Bot Service Runtime which (written in Angular2 and ReactJS). System handles over tens of millions of messages per day and growing. http://dev.botframework.com
(Apr 2013 to Sep 2013) Working on Outlook Groups I am responsible for writing front-end and back-end for groups management. While writing front-end parts I was responsible for coordinating with Project Managers, breaking down features into work-items and phases, and then implementing them for Outlook Web Access. I later wrote Exchange Web Service public API endpoints for group management that were responsible for creating over 2M groups within first few months since it’s public announcement. Later I was also part of building and leading mobile apps efforts for Outlook Groups. Over the time period I’ve acquainted myself with various tools/technologies including C#, Cx/C/C++, an internal MVVM framework, SQLite, ASP.Net, Redis, Typescript etc. As of Mar 2015 groups have 10M+ MAU http://outlook.office365.com
(Jul 2012 to Mar 2013) Responsible for developing application features (like silent updates OSX and Windows), and for web enabled platform features, including Analytics, User accounts, Virality and Extensions for Chrome. Technologies included Objective C, C++, Python. Startup was later acquired by Google http://flutterapp.com
(Jun 2011 to Jul 2012) Performed improvements in existing system that was not able to handle high traffic loads. System was limited to 50K requests a day, which was improved and traffic went up to 400K per day. There were various technologies (Python, Tornado, Redis, Ruby, MongoDB) involved in the work. http://bumpin.com
(Jan 2011 to Jun 2011) Worked on a client’s project MiLifemap (www.milifemap.com project was Series-A funded at that time) a social network for parents and children. Company was later acquired by Vendevo. http://vendevo.com
(Oct 2010 to Jan 2011 and June 2011 to Aug 2011) Offshore system consultant / architect for social website aimed and focused for local schools (of USA) and their parents http://buzzyears.com. Technology stack was a typical LAMP stack. System today is used by various schools in India with 100 thousands of students using the system now
(Aug 2007 to Jan 2011) Worked as a part of permanent faculty member in FAST National University of computer and Emerging. http://www.nu.edu.pk/
PostgreSQL HSTORE the key-value store everyone ignored, PGMag Issue #01 with overall we printed 2000+ hard copies (distributed in events like PG Con 2011 in Ottawa, FOSDEM 2012 in Brussels).
Ubiquitous computing and Android, Third IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), November 13-16, 2008, London, UK, Proceedings. IEEE 2008, ISBN 978-1-4244-2917-2.
MSCS (2009) with CGPA of 3.57/4.0 National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences [http://www.nu.edu.pk], Lahore Campus.
BSCS (2007) with CGPA of 3.28/4.0 National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences [http://www.nu.edu.pk], Lahore Campus.