Meet Affectiva's
ABDELRAHMAN MAHMOUD

Careers - Abdelrahman’s Story
 Here From The Start
Abdelrahman’s Story
Here From The Start
Abdelrahman grew up with a strong passion for machines, so he pursued a degree in computer engineering at American University in Cairo. After graduating, he joined MIT’s Media Lab as a research collaborator and followed Affectiva’s founders to the spin-off, where he originally started as a software engineer before being promoted to his current role.
Careers - What Abdelrahman Does
 SDK Technical Lead
What Abdelrahman Does
SDK Technical Lead
Abdelrahman’s role revolves around democratizing Affectiva’s software. On any given day, he works on new frameworks that allow developers to pump in data from other applications, which can then be analyzed through Affectiva’s technology. He also plays a part in collecting tons of facial data that’s now used to improve the frameworks he builds.
 
 
“Building the kinds of machines that engineers don’t always get to see makes me very excited. I look forward to the day where all the devices around me can sense my emotion and react accordingly.”
 
“Building the kinds of machines that engineers don’t always get to see makes me very excited. I look forward to the day where all the devices around me can sense my emotion and react accordingly.”
 
 
“There is no ceiling to what you can achieve. You get to wear a lot of hats in a company this size—so you can branch out and explore your field.”
 
“There is no ceiling to what you can achieve. You get to wear a lot of hats in a company this size—so you can branch out and explore your field.”