Jad Joubran

Jad Joubran

I started learning web development when I was very young and strove to succeed out there. I founded eTobb at the age of 19. eTobb is currently connecting thousands of members with certified Medical Doctors in the MENA region. Visit etobb.com for more information about my work. eTobb is mainly written in PHP and Javascript, using common best practices for web development.

Here are some of my achievements:
– Managed a team of 4 developers and 2 designers at eTobb
– Consulted an industry leader (Data Consult) in the Middle East and Africa.
– Developed advanced web solutions for several clients in Beirut, Jordan, Dubai, Iraq, New York City and Silicon Valley.
– Joined 500 Startups family (Batch 11) in Mountain View, California.
– Mentored more than 25 developers on codementor for the following topics: PHP, HTML/CSS, jQuery, Ajax, Websockets (Pusher & Pubnub), etc.
– Mentored startups based in Silicon Valley and New York City through codementor.
– Published more than 4 articles with topics related to Git, Bower, Composer, Nginx and Algolia search API. (My profile: https://www.codementor.io/jadjoubran)
– Featured in Entrepreneur Levant, MTV Lebanon, Future TV, OTV, Al Arabia, SkyNews, Wamda, ArabNet and other media outlets.
– Maintainer of the Laravel5 angular material starter on github https://github.com/jadjoubran/laravel5-angular-material-starter

Conferences attended:
– 4 Years From Now (4YFN) & Mobile World Congress (MWC) | Feb 2014 | Barcelona, Spain
– The Summit | Oct 2013 | Dublin, Ireland
– MIT Arab Startup Competition | Mar 2013 | Doha, Qatar

Talks and Awards:
– Secrets of Silicon Valley, Altcity, Hamra Lebanon 2015.
– Youth to Business forum Panelist: Restoring hope within the nation, Beirut Lebanon 2015
– Ranked 4th developer in Lebanon, ArabNet Developer Tournament 2012
– Ranked 6th developer in the MENA region, ArabNet Developer Championship, Dubai 2013
– Selected as top 20 entrepreneurs in Lebanon, Executive Magazine, 2013
– Javascript on Mobile devices (presentation), Beirut Lebanon, 2014
– Scaling your backend on a budget (talk), ArabNet, Habtoor Beirut Lebanon, 2014