UX and Front End - A match made in heaven or hell (Presented by AWS)

Wah Cantt
Sun, Apr 26, 2020, 8:00 PM (PKT)

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About this event

Join the exciting session by Waqas and Rafay from X-Grid. They will talk about UI/UX and front end. Both speakers have vast experience in developing products for global clients in Pakistan, Europe and Silicon Valley. Since, April is officially Mentor-ship Month Presented with AWS. So, They will share their experiences and best practices to inspire young graduates and entry level professionals.  

Waqas Khalil has over 10 years of industry experience, having worked for fortune 500 organisations such as Schlumberger, SMEs such as Abevco, valley startups such as PLUMgrid and educational institutions such as University of Derby. He currently works for Xgrid in the capacity of Director MarCom and Design and is also a co-founder of Lets Innovate. At his current role, his core focus is on user first design, delivering disruptive UI and branding solutions to global clients spread across Europe, Silicon Valley and Pakistan. Waqas graduated as an Electronics Engineer and went on to complete his MBA (Project Management) at University of Derby. He is an avid gamer, a Real Madrid follower and enjoys running and hiking.

Rafay Zafar is a full stack more-towards-the-backend engineer by profession and passion, Rafay has had the unique experience of working on different aspects of a software / product development cycle.Currently a Technical Lead at Xgrid, Rafay is a strong believer in teaching and training young minds. His own professional learning experience summarizes in his personal mantra "Bring the passion and the potential, learning the skill is easy." From technical documentation to application testing to software development/deployment, he has dabbled in all areas and excelled in most of them. He is a skilled programmer who thrives in chaotic and high pressure environments.

Exclusive application for 1: 1 Mentorship with an AWS expert

As a Startup Grind community member, you are invited to apply for our exclusive AWS + Startup Grind Mentorship Program as part of Mentorship Month .

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one mentor session to get guidance on how to grow and develop your business and allow you to get first-hand advice from experts in your field. We offer 5 distinct mentoring tracks that you can choose from, including Fundraising, Product, Marketing, Sales, or Strategy & Ops, and you will get paired with an AWS expert in the field of your choice. All sessions are held remotely, and the program is completely free for all participants.

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Sunday, Apr 26
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PKT)

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    Zain ul Hassan

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