Mo is the most recent addition to the Yieldr dev team. He joined us on June 18, 2018, so he’s been here for exactly 6 weeks! Get ready to meet Mohamed Alhayek, our newest software engineer.
Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Damascus, the capital of Syria.
What did you study?
I studied civil engineering at Damascus University.
What was your path to Yieldr?
I joined the Restart Network ONE program. It is a one year program. The first 6 months is a bootcamp period and the second 6 months is working as a developer in a company. Yieldr was the best company to join and I am very happy here working, learning and having fun at the same time.
What's the most interesting job you've had?
This is actually my first job. I studied civil engineering but didn’t pursue a career in it. I wanted to follow my passion and it led me here.
What are you most proud of?
That I made that big decision to change my path from civil engineering to IT.
What are you working on at Yieldr?
I am currently in the web development team. We handle the Yieldr website, blog and airline hub. I mainly focus on front-end technologies.
What do you love most about working at Yieldr?
Everybody is humble, fun, loves to talk and help. Also, the food is good :)
What's your favorite Yieldr value and why?
Answer the Bell. Never back down - I wake up every morning with that on my mind.
I like to keep trying by all means to overcome obstacles in life and work.
What’s something you want your colleagues to know about you?
I believe that you can learn at least one thing from everyone you meet.
You have 10 seconds to impress / surprise someone. What do you tell them?
Every person is unique, but I am extra unique.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to compete with my friends in pool and video games.
Have you ever missed a flight?
No, I am always very careful about flight times.
Favorite plane-related film or film scene
Red Eye, it's one of my favorite movies.
Where would you love to fly to and why?
Dubai. I think it’s a very unique and exquisite city.