Omas Abdullah, 27, Lead Mobile Developer, iOS, OpenText
After graduating in 2014 from Wilfrid Laurier University, Omas co-founded Oneset, a fitness based mobile app which grew to more than 100,000 users, and was featured on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. In 2016, Omas accepted a position with OpenText to lead the iOS development of the Core platform. During his time at university he experimented with virtual reality and now develops software used for academic research in his spare time. When he is not programming, Omas spends his days with his family, going to the gym, and playing Dota 2.
The Developer 30 Under 30 is a new program celebrating Canada’s rising talent in the tech community. The selection committee included top executives from companies such as Plastic Mobile, RBC, Sun Life, Pizza Pizza, Indigo, Rogers and Canada Goose.