UBC Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) alumnus Imran Habib was named one of Canada's 30 Best Developers Under 30 for 2018. During his time at UBC, Imran developed a Java software platform to facilitate experiments in risk theory when he was a research assistant in the Vancouver School of Economics. He also co-founded a startup, Kontribute, a mobile resource-sharing application which uses AI to predict consumption patterns among social networks.
Upon graduating from the BCS program, Imran began his career as an application developer for HSBC, playing a key role in delivering a nationally-released project aimed at moving big banking into a modern agile space. Today, he continues to apply his diverse academic background in the banking sector, building precision commercial software for RBC.