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Mounir Hahad

Engineering Manager IronPort Web Security, Cisco Systems

“Yacin is the kind of engineer who just gets things done. He has always been self directed, self sufficient and highly motivated. Yacin always kept the business objective in the bulls eye. When it was time to deliver, he delivered time and again. I enjoyed very much working with Yacin. Great character and personality.” August 18, 2007

Katherine Neff-Poonen

Program Manager, Program Management Group Synopsys

“Yacin is very knowledgeable, hard-working and such a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!” August 28, 2007

Alex Petit-Bianco

Senior Software Engineer Google

“I've known Yacin professionally for over ten years. As an Engineer, Yacin impressed me by his professionalism, his ability to creatively face technical challenges and timely delive outstanding results. As an entrepreneur, I've seen Yacin come up with great ideas backed by an impeccable understanding of business and technology and excellent executive abilities.” August 16, 2007

Lisa Garrard

Director, Information Management OncoMed

“As a consultant, Yacin developed a complete Laboratory Information Management System comprised of Oracle, Java, Grails, Hibernate, and a statistical package: Bioconductor R. This was a moderately large and complex project, with requirements streaming in until the end. Yacin brought ample skill and knowledge across a wide variety of areas. He also provided consistently good ideas to the project and was able to work with platforms and IT constraints within the company. His methods were solid and enabled our team to develop a quality solution to deploy.” January 23, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results , Personable , High Integrity


Online Video Surveillance made easy. Site built with Ruby on Rails in the Cloud. Integration with Facebook and Twitter for viral effect.


Live event ticket search engine for fans. Site build with Ruby-on-Rails on amazon EC2 and S3. Design and release map back-end (Rails, Mysql, EC2,Google Maps, SVG). Contribution lead to Beta in six month and patented technology.


Laboratory managment System for leading BioTech company. From design to beta in 8 months using Grails and Scrum. System handles hundreds of million of biological records, run statistical analysis, meets FDA security requirements for clinical data.



E-commerce site on LAMP stack.