Waqas is a graduate of GIKI and has over 4 years of entrepreneurial experience. He is currently working as iOS engineer at Chess.com, the biggest chess portal in the world with over 25 million users.
Prior to this, Waqas founded Half Fried Games and grew it to 1 million downloads. The games he worked on at Half Fried Games were featured multiple times on Google Play and Apple Appstore. Waqas also worked as Game Developer & Cofounder at IQFriends, a brain training startup incubated at Launchub China, Microsoft AppCampus and Startup Brasil.
Waqas has lead the technology team as a cofounder at Spacely Studios, a US based game studio working on an MMO Shooter, and cofounded SkillDesk, an ed tech startup. Waqas works as freelancer in his spare time and is a Top Rated freelancer on the freelancing site, Upwork. He has also ranked 4th most outstanding individual in the world at WebSummit, Ireland.