Meet Updater: Zebin Sakeeb, Software Developer

We are pleased to bring you Updater’s very own gooseberry lovin’ software developer, Zebin Sakeeb! We caught up with Zebin to see what goes on in her mind besides thinking up brilliant software to make moving easier for millions. Turns out, it looks a little something like Brooklyn under the sea.

Where did you grow up?

Kerala, India

How many times have you moved?

Four

Do you have a moving horror story?

Fortunately, all of my moves have gone very smoothly. But let’s not jinx it!

What are 2 personal tidbits about you?

Anything under the sea excites me! The turtle is my favorite animal.

What’s your favorite thing about working at Updater?

The people and the culture, of course!

How did you come to work at Updater?

Sascha, one of our awesome recruiters, reached out to me with the exciting opportunity.

What’s the best part about working on a small team?

You get to work on big things!

What’s your go-to afternoon sugar rush?

Tea with just a tinge of lemon and a spoonful of sugar.

What’s the best advice you ever received?

To always be aware of your surroundings!

In your opinion, what NYC borough is the best? Why?

Brooklyn. Visiting Brooklyn makes me so happy! I really like the vibes there.

What’s your favorite place you’ve traveled to?

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

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What’re three words that best describe you?

Loud, sensitive, aesthete.

What’s your favorite book?

Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy, by Sadhguru

What’s your favorite quote?

“Nothing works unless you do.”  — Maya Angelou

If you were a food, what food would you be? Why?

A gooseberry! If you’ve ever tasted a gooseberry, then you understand why.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a flight attendant.

You just joined the circus, what’s your talent?

People can just watch me sleep for 18 hours!

Have you ever gotten really lost? What happened?

I’ve never got physically lost, but I get lost in my thoughts a lot. My head is always in the clouds.

What are two truths and a lie about you?

I love honey mustard, I’m left-handed, and I play the guitar.

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Liz Ladley :

Liz is a Content Marketing Intern at Updater. When she’s not typing away in the office, you can find her hanging out with her dog or dancing around Manhattan with a slice of pizza in hand.