Meet Eugene Ojiambo: Our Reliable Senior Mobile Engineer
Eugene Ojiambo joined the Mesozi team in early 2016 as a pioneer employee in the engineering department, working with Mesongo (CTO-MarketForce360) to release the first version of MarketForce. In 2019, he joined the MarketForce 360 team as a Senior Mobile Engineer. Early 2020, he took up the role of Product Manager- MarketForce One where he has been very instrumental in product planning and execution throughout our product life cycles and ensuring customer satisfaction goals are met till later 2020. Currently, he is a full-time Senior Mobile Engineer leading the mobile engineering team for both MarketForce 360 and MarketForce One.
Eugene graduated from the School of Computing and Informatics, University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. Having joined Mesozi in 2016, he worked on our earlier versions of our flagship product Marketforce. Before MarketForce, Eugene started professional programming in 2013, studying at eMobilis. He studied mobile engineering under the platforms j2me, Android and Windows,USSD and also taught himself iOS development.
By far Eugene’s biggest and long-term project he has worked on is MarketForce and through this experience, he has been able to nurture managerial skills which is important for the growth of the platform.
Interestingly, Eugene loves to test his culinary skills. He is drawn to the culinary field because of its artistic side. He enjoys working with his hands creating flavorful foods and exciting presentations that provide instant gratification to his guests. He takes pleasure in refining his skills through repetition and experimentation of various recipes. When not trying new foods and flavor combinations, Eugene has an active social life. He loves spending a good time with friends over a drink.
Eugene has quite a truck load of hobbies, but there is this one that gives him so much joy. It is no other than the beautiful game of football. He loves watching soccer and is an avid fan of FC Barcelona.
MarketForce is an innovation driven company which leaves a lot of room to experiment and learn. Consequently, a lot of creativity and genius goes into making our solutions which are not only simple but world class. Working in this kind of environment as an engineer is not only fulfilling but motivating as there is always room for growth. Eugene says, “MarketForce was my first project that I got to work with a team. I have worked on it since its inception and therefore it’s like a child I took care of. I am free to come up with innovative ideas as I grow and learn everyday from my peers. The good culture is like nothing I’ve experienced anywhere”