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We’re big believers in the power of building relationships and strong connections with real humans. To help you get to know us better, we’re putting the spotlight on each of our team members. Our Meet the Team series continues this week with Fadee Kannah, our CTO.

What is your role at CourseKey?

I’m CourseKey’s Chief Technology Officer.

What does your day to day look like?

It’s different every day with constant processes in place. I ensure that the dev team knows what they’re building and that we’re building it in the best way possible to guarantee best quality for the user in terms of performance and features.

I work with the product team and the entire organization to shape the future of the product.

Describe your job in 5 words or fewer.

Fun. Challenging. Exciting. Crazy.

What is your favorite challenge of your role?

Scaling the product to support all of our growth while at the same time, maintaining and improving performance.

What do you enjoy most about being a part of CourseKey?

There are a lot of things I love. Working with the team, the product itself, the impact we’re making on education, working on challenging problems, and experiencing the joy of the instructors, administrators, and students who use CourseKey.

What is your favorite memory from when you were a student?

Working on side projects with other students, being part of the Zahn Center, getting involved with the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, and just being able to do fun things outside of my required school curriculum.

If you could get on a plane to anywhere right now, where would you go?

Japan. I’d love to experience the cultural differences and take in the scenery. It’s extremely fascinating, and I like manga and anime, so that’s a plus.