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Masoud Firouzi

Senior iOS Developer, Software Engineer, Xamarin Developer

Quick summary from beginning till today

12 years ago, i started development with C++ and then moved to .Net C# language, after few years of hard work i achieved professional certificate in development  by Microsoft. Then moved to Apple products and started iOS development from 2008 and developed many advanced apps, in 2014 received Apple AppStore Award as one of best iOS developers in the world & invited to attend Apple conference in silicon valley (WWDC14), Then moved to startup ecosystem and joined MUrgency as CTO/Tech Lead and Senior iOS Developer, in 2016 MUrgency won 3 awards such as StartupGrind world wide Award, SXSW award & 1776 Challenge cup award in Silicon Valley.


In last few years i have participated in the following conferences & events worldwide to meet new people and companies:
2014: Apple World Wide Developer Conference(WWDC) , San Francisco, United States
2014: Google I/O, San Francisco, United States
2014: WebSummit, Dublin, Ireland
2015: WebSummit, Dublin, Ireland
2015: Microsoft Developer Event, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2016: WebSummit, Lisbon Portugal
2016: Y-Combinator, Mountain View, California, United States
2016: iBridges, Barcelona, Spain
2017: WebSummit, Lisbon Portugal
2017: Menorca Millennials, Menorca, Spain

I have met thousands of amazing techie people from all around the world and learned lots of new things from them.

It was a sweet journey with lots of ups and downs.

Experience

2018

Co-Founder & Tech Lead

Adura

Fastest Emergency Response Platform

20142018

CTO, VP of Tech & Senior iOS Developer

MUrgency Inc. - From 04/01/2014 To 01/01/2018

MUrgency is Uber of Emergency. Doctor on demand. Doctor live chat. Online Advice.

Contact:

http://murgency.com/contact

Managed and Developed two apps for MUrgency
● MUrgency Medical Response Platform ( Emergency First Responder)
● MUrgency Airport Assist ( Airport concierge service )

I had full responsibility about the project from UX/UI to technology stack, Server and iOS app development 
● Gathered & Planned the requirements.
● Selected the right technology stack
● Developed backends with Parse ( javascript and node.js)
● Developed iOS apps
● UX/UI design with latest iOS standards
● Controlled android & Web development team
● Developed Realtime chat and communication with Pubnub
● Developed Video Call with QuickBlox


Awards:
- Winner of Golden Gavel Award, Startup of the Year 2016 at Startup GRIND, San Francisco
- Winner of 1776 Global Challenge Cup 2016 at Washington, DC
- Winner of 2016 SXSW Accelerator, Health and Wearable Technologies, at South by Southwest
Festivals, Austin

Technologies
Native iOS Development, Xcode, C#, Parse, Pubnub, node.js, Javascript, Xamarin, Facebook Analytics, Google Location API, Branch.Io, AppSee, Crashlytics

20122014

Senior iOS Developer, Senior Software Engineer

Sepia Tech. From 01/01/2012 To 03/25/2014

I partnered with sepia technologies on DineWhere mobile app.

Contact:

http://sepiatech.com/contact.html


● Gathered the idea and requirement
● Selected the right technology stack
● Managed & developed backend
● Developed iOS app including UX/UI

We have been selected as Featured App in iOS AppStore in 2014 

20102012

Senior .Net Developer, ERP Development Lead

Middle East Energy - From 03/01/2010 To 01/01/2012

MEE is a petroleum company, We developed ERP and their mobile solutions 

Contact:

http://mideast-energy.com/contact-us/

Developed tailor made cloud based ERP System and reporting system in Microsoft LightSwitch.
It is a web based solution that we developed from scratch.
We also developed iOS apps on iPad to present the live Analytics and Reports for department managers.

Technologies:
C#, IIS7, SQL Server, Xcode, Xamarin, Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch, DevExpress,

20082010

IT Manager & Software Engineer

Number 1 General Trading - From 03/01/2008 To 03/01/2010

NO1 is a general trading company

Contact:

http://no1.ae/contact/

 

As IT Manager, Recommended information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements

During the time which i worked with NO1, I spent most of my time developing and learning iOS development and releasing apps in the Appstore.
Most of them were successful with more than 100,000 downloads and 50,000$ Revenue.
Then i left my job and started iOS development professionally.

20072008

.Net Developer & Database Admin

Super Technologies - From 12/01/2007 To 03/01/2008

Super Tech provides hospitality IT solutions 

Contact:

Company is closed

Developed some iOS and Windows applications.

Developed:
● iOS apps
● .Net Apps
● Windows apps
● Web Service apps (Soap, Rest)
● Reporting Engine
● Database(SQL Server, SQL Lite, Oracle)

20062007

Software Developer

Islamic Azad University, Dubai Branch - From 12/01/2006 To 11/01/2007

I was student and same time worked as developer for developing  student registration software for English Language Classes.   

Contact:

http://iau.ac.ae/contact-us/

Developed student registration system for the department of English language institute.

About Project:
● Windows Form Application
● Reporting Service
● Database(SQL Server)

Education

Certificates

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) of .NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) of .NET Framework 4, Data Access

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) of .NET Framework 4, Windows Applications

My Profile at Microsoft:

http://www.mycertprofile.com/Profile/9486571286

 

Skills

Languages

C#, Swift, java, ObjC, JavaScript, SQL, C++, HTML

IDE

Xamarin, Xcode, Visual Studio, Android Studio

Backends

Parse Engine, Pubnub, WCF, Google App Engine, Firebase

Database

SQL Server, SqlLite, MongoDB

Platforms

iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

Analytics

Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics, Xamarin Insight , Mixpanel, Firebase, Appsee, Flurry , Crashlytics

Version Control

Github

Web Service

Rest & Soap (XML and Json)

Chat Platform

Video Call with IceLink, Pubnub, Parse, Quickblox, Layer

Augmented Reality

ARKit , Wikitude

Other Skills

Memory management, Custom UI transitions, Image Processing, Computer Vision, AI   

Achievements

  • #1 Seller in UAE Appstore in Feb 2014 & Jan 2015
  • WebSummit alpha and beta selected attendee (2014, 2015 Dublin, Ireland)
  • AppStore featured seller in 26 countries

In my previous position i worked as Tech Lead and developed a product that received following awards:

  • Winner of StartupGrind 2016, United States
  • Winner of 2016 SXSW Accelerator, United States
  • Winner of 1776 Global Level, Unites States
  • YCombinator Winner (Largest tech incubator world wide, San Francisco, California)

Few Apps

Airport Assist by MUrgency Inc ( Developed Server and Mobile app)

https://itunes.apple.com/ae/app/airport-assist/id1256650769?mt=8

DineWhere by Sepia ( Developed Server and Mobile app)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dinewhere/id704565247?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Dubai Culture  by Dubai Government

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dubai-culture-%D8%AF%D8%A8%D9%8A-%D9%84%D9%84%D8%AB%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%A9/id926793557?mt=8

Ta'leem by Ministry of Education in KSA
https://itunes.apple.com/ae/app/taleem/id490606316?mt=8

BibanApp by Flagship Projects
https://itunes.apple.com/ae/app/bibanapp/id1274808147?mt=8

Bong Events Official app

https://itunes.apple.com/jm/app/4bong/id1141169471?mt=8

EG by Embrace Growth  ( Developed Server and Mobile app)

https://itunes.apple.com/np/app/eg-embrace-growth-official-app/id1254696518?mt=8

MUrgency Medical by MUrgency Inc ( Developed Server and Mobile app)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/murgency/id920618732?mt=8