Work and other Achivements


I am Syed Omar Faruk Towaha. I worked as the Chief Technology Officer at HEXit, a top notch tech company in Sylhet. I Joined HEXit in March 2017 and left July 2018. My responsibilities as the CTO at HEXit were leading all the groups and teams of the company, planning annual budgets for the company, grooming the employees, helping with any technical difficulties, deal with large scaled projects, conduct a different kind of clients. I personally help the iOS and Android Group. I sometimes handle the clients. I was the Director of SwapnoBangla IT for almost 1.5 years, a software development focused IT firm. In this role, I lead the company’s software engineers, web developers, designers, and content developers and managing the annual spend. Our most exciting work to date was creating a social media and online advertising campaign that generated enormous media buzz. Not only did we have fun creating that campaign, but also we found it rewarding to see the results. We have built a number of web applications, eCommerce websites, Android and iOS applications and personal websites in last one year. Before joining SwapnoBangla IT, I worked as a freelancer. I worked with a number of famous companies like Wix, Foxit Inc, JetBlue, NetApp etc. while I was working as a freelance software developer. I’m truly passionate about my work and always eager to connect with other marketers. While I enjoy all aspects of my job, I think my favourite stage of a project is working with software development. I have a B.Sc. in Physics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. Besides I am a published author of several tech books published from different countries. I am a Mozilla Representative and I am an open source enthusiast. I was selected for the internship at Google in 2016 as a JavaScript Engineer in San Francisco. I worked with Apple as Technical Support Agent from 2014-2015. I am a self-motivated fast learner and I know my limits. I really don't like to quit, I just keep working until it is done. Yes, I do mistakes a lot but what I believe is try and error method works. I have a major problem and that is, I can not stop till my project/work is completely done. I do not believe in luck what I believe is in self-belief.

2018: This year started with a publication named Building Smart Drones With ESP8266 and Arduino form PacktPub. I joined WhatsApp as a remote QA Engineer. I joined CrossOver and a local IT company.

2017: In this year, I, along with my friends, founded an IT company named HEXit in my town and I am currently working as the Chief Technology Officer at HEXit. My another publication from PacktPub was published named Learning C for Arduino [Amazon], [PacktPub Site]. I have been working with designing world cheapest laptop for one time use with Shenzhen Gooky Technology Co. Ltd. I am working with Omnica as a Medical Hardware Design Advisor.A RUST Language Video Series from PackPub published on the last month of this year.

2016 : This year started with lots of things. My book JavaScript Project for Kids was published from PacktPub which is available online [Amazon] , [PacktPub Site]. I have joined SwapnoBangla Group as a software engineer .

I have become Regional Ambassador Lead of FSA in Asia. I became IEEE member in this year.I was selected as Google intern at San Fransisco as JavaScript Engineer.

2015 : I became the president of one of the largest astronomical organizations in Bangladesh, CAM-SUST I along with some cool executive members have started to spread astronomy throughout our city . I bacame a Mozilla representative. I started to arrange open source events as a Mozilla representative. I started to work remotely with Wix as Web Application Developer.

2014:I was awarded with some prestigious awards from different countries and different organisations. I managed to develop and start my new passion with astronomy and connection building with lots of pioneers around the world. I joined Apple as remote Technical Support Agent.

2013: Returning Bangladesh I started Share Marketing and my luck favoured. I invested in few companies and started building some electronics prototypes and designing some models that are now being used worldwide.

2012: I started my another graduation program from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Computer Science and Engineering in 2012. I started writing books for several publications.

2011: I started doing some businesses with the local stock market and share markets in this year. I invested a lot in a startup but the outcome was absolutely nothing. Meanwhile, I started my graduation program at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Physics.

2010: I took freelancing as my main source of income in 2010. I started working remotely with Foiwe as tech remote consultant. I also started getting rewards for some extra ordinary social work.

2009: I worked as a Java Developer and System Designer at a Japan based company. I designed few algorithms for a company based in Taiwan. I worked as a volunteer with UNV at the end of the year. I later had to move to the UK for some technical reasons.

2008: I started working as a journalist at UNICEF remotely. I started writing to The Daily Star as a column writer and later I started to write famous columns with a pseudo name. I wrote about 15 articles and columns with the name. At the end of the year, I started working as a freelancer.

2007: I founded a cultural organisation named Charulipi. I taught drawing and other Bengali cultural activities there. I formed a voluntary organisation at my school named MAP (Matures of an Angelic Planet) who helped poor people and arranged lots of cultural and educational events.

2005: Returned Bangladesh and started working with some ding dongs.

There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world:

those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.