1- Hello Turki, can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Hello,my name is turki and I have a huge interest in technology and specifically on programming and internet security i started working and getting experience at an early age as a little kid and i destroyed a number of computers to gain experience and to follow my passion , my father who did encourage me and kept pushing me forward to reach my dream and top point in my life!.
2- What are your focus areas and why?
I’m focusing right now on a soical media project that I’ll be publishing soon as an app for android and apple with a new and a unique idea which i got along time ago and I’ve reached a point that i can finally start working on building it up, and i choose the social media filed because it represents the near future of the world.
3- As a very skilled programmer, how do you describe your journey in few words?
Well first of all let me tell that it isn’t an easy journey because i spent months and years trying to get experience and count on skills to get the know how, and to be a skilled programmer i started with simple baby steps and within 15 years of work and study I’ve reached a point that i can say that I’m satisfied about my self and to be honest in this area Knowledge is endless and you have to be up to date.
4- Where do you think you are making an impact?
Right now in finding the security gaps and help closing them, but in the near future i hope that my project will be widely known and the community like that new idea and have fun with it :).
5- Can you tell us about the most challenging security gap you found?
In 2011 i found a security gap on ebay that could let the guest to check out using a fake bank information attached to paypal and it only worked on one single country and immediately i told the support team to deal with it because the seller will be shipping the product for nothing in return.
6- Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
I’ll be done with my college mechatronics engineering certificate and hopefully my project will working and on the top of the social media pyramid and I’ll be changing my dream into a lifestyle.
7-What were some of the biggest challenges you encountered while working with big brands like Yahoo and eBay?
Well the most tricky and challenging thing is to find the gaps and errors in such big companies. For example the gap I mentioned earlier took me around two months of security check ups and research but the ending result is very satisfying.
8- What can you tell young people who are pursuing their dreams?
The most important thing is NEVER GIVE UP because great projects and lifestyle changing Inventions took alot of failing and effort to reach.
9- What are you most excited about at the moment?
To see the reaction and the people’s Opinions on my big project and to actually get a long relaxing vacation.
10- The last word or final thoughts?
Thank you for the interview and hope that every one remembers that each and every one of us has unique talent so find it and work on developing it and you’ll gain success in life!.