Nael is a software craftsman who has spent the majority of the last two decades wrangling software and people. Except for an unforgettable project working on a Mac (PowerPC) desktop application, most of his work has focused on building products for the web. Today at Shutterstock Custom, he works with a squad of talented people on a journey enabling global brands to create authentic and on-demand visual content for marketing.

In 2011 he became a founding member of #DevTO; an organization that produces monthly and annual tech events in Toronto. Here he has helped create over 100 tech events featuring the fantastic and diverse people of the Toronto tech community.

Nael is also an avid student of photography. You can follow his journey taking pictures during his travels, food and his beautiful small family of four at