Here at membersy, we understand that our industry-leading dental membership plan platform would be nothing without our rockstar employees’ dedication and hard work. Each month we make it a priority to showcase these talented employees who have worked tirelessly to build membersy from a small startup in 2015 to the company it is today. This month, our employee under the spotlight is Adnan Akram, our Tech Lead.
Q: How long have you been with membersy?
“I have been working with membersy since 2018 when it was notable as Ascension Dental. Since then, membersy has greatly evolved. There are numerous members who have been on board and fortunately, I got a chance to work with most of the team members.”
Q: What does your typical day look like while working for membersy?
“Working in the tech industry is something that constantly helps you to learn and grow. In fact, the tech industry is one of the most exciting industries because it is continually evolving. While working with membersy as a Tech Lead, I would say that every day is different as we come across new challenges and targets to achieve. Most of the hours that I spend working with membersy, are having discussions with the product team to resolve the bugs and providing support to the support team to add new features to the project.”
Q: What are the most important traits and skills for someone in Tech Leadership to have?
“If you intend to be a Tech Leader, you need to have effective communication and collaboration with your team along with time management skills. Throughout the project, I have been constantly focusing on having clear communication as to how something works, the reason why it should work in a specific way, and explaining why they need a particular solution. Besides the above, consistency and patience have also been the core factors. This is because most of the time in Tech Leadership you have to work under huge pressure while managing technicalities and time constraints, so you need immense patience to manage everything. One must always be ready to learn new technologies, accept new challenges and be curious about them.”
Q: What is your favorite part about working for membersy?
“With membersy, we have faced new challenges and have been assigned various targets to achieve. To meet those challenges, we have learned and executed various technologies which have enhanced our expertise.”
Q: What are some facts about you that would surprise your coworkers?
“I always manage to take the time to travel because I simply love to explore the world. What excites me is the new sight, the new taste, beautiful sceneries, culture, and the people I meet throughout my journey.”