Member of The Band – Alonso Quesada Sr. .NET Web Services Developer

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Are you Gorilla material? Join the band today!

Alonso Quesada Sr. .NET Web Services Developer

Alonso Quesada is one of Gorilla Logic’s talented Sr. .NET Web Services Developers. He has been a Software Developer for 6 years. Alonso loves programming and all things IT.  He specializes in .NET and Front-End – mostly UI/UX with different Frameworks like React and Angular. Alonso likes to exercise and try different hobbies he can share with his son. Right now he is in several photography and film projects.

Where’s your hometown? – Sarchi Norte, Valverde Vega, Alajuela, Costa Rica.

What’s your spirit animal? –  Wolf.

Favorite place you’ve traveled to? – It’s actually a place here in Costa Rica, called Bajos del Toro Amarillo.

Best advice you have received personally or professionally? – Always be grateful, kind and helpful.

What is an underrated product that you believe deserves more attention? – Boosted Boards!!!

How do you spend your free time? – All my spare time is divided between sports and exercise as well photography and filmmaking. Most of the videos and photos are of my son and places we travel together.

If you could travel back in time to any period in history, when would it be? – The 70’s, I was somewhat obsessed with That 70’s Show for some reason. 

Where do you go to relax and recharge? –  To the woods.

What made you want to work at Gorilla Logic? – I had always heard amazing things from peers about Gorilla Logic. One of the guys at my project reached out to me and I always wanted to work together with him again as the first time around I was able to learn a LOT from him.

What is your most used tool in your office? –  CoffeeMaker.

What was one of the most rewarding leadership positions you have had? – Team Lead for a group of junior developers, it was incredibly fulfilling to help out devs starting their careers

Now that you have greater insight on the world (maybe;)), what would you go back and tell your 18 year old self? – Time is your most valuable resource. Use it wisely!

 

To read more about Alonso and stay in touch, connect with him on LinkedIn.

Natalie Fagundo

Natalie is an inbound certified Marketing Specialist at Gorilla Logic. She has a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and French from Xavier University and Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati.

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