November 27, 2022

Meet a Useful Human – Chika Ibeneme

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Meet Chika Ibeneme

Chika Ibeneme is a self-described Third Tradition Child, having grown up in India earlier than migrating to Trinidad and Tobago and settling in Jamaica. As a child, Ibeneme had a robust curiosity in tech. So he repaired computer systems and constructed them from scratch together with his pals. In 2017, Ibeneme accomplished a BS in Pc Science from Northern Caribbean College. 

Now, Ibeneme serves as Neighborhood Help for The Occasions Calendar, which is a part of the Liquid Internet Household of Manufacturers, doing frontend internet growth on Shopify and WordPress, writing articles, and consulting. 

Meet a Helpful Human - Chika Ibeneme, blue background with Chika displayed on lower right and Liquid Web logo top right, Chika quote: “There is an open-door policy at Liquid Web that allows teams to collaborate across all levels in our Family of Brands in order to create stellar outcomes for our customers each and every time.” Lower left - The Most Helpful Humans in Hosting

Why did you be part of Liquid Internet?

I really like the ambiance and the folks at Liquid Internet. Everyone seems to be type and useful. Typically talking, there may be an open-door coverage the place new concepts and alternatives are exchanged brazenly. There has by no means been a time after I requested assist or steerage and did not obtain it.

What attracts you to the Internet hosting Trade as a profession?

Internet hosting permits me to community with shoppers and colleagues whereas creating superior buyer experiences. Assembly new folks has allowed me to broaden my information of WordPress. The extra I be taught, the higher I can suggest plugins and themes that finest go well with the wants of my shoppers. And it is so thrilling to be a part of Liquid Internet’s Household of Manufacturers which incorporates StellarWP, the brand new umbrella for WordPress software program. 

What’s your favourite half concerning the firm tradition at Liquid Internet?

I can go to anybody for assist with tasks. And if somebody cannot help me, they may all the time level me in the proper course. Two of my colleagues which have helped me immensely are Andras and Deblyn at The Occasions Calendar. Andras all the time has great recommendation about buyer care, and I can rely on Deblyn to assist me with extra technical questions that prospects could have. 

In your eyes, what is the distinction between Liquid Internet and different employers?

Liquid Internet presents prospects unbelievable consideration to element, and that very same consideration to element is offered to staff. So, for instance, if I am ever logging a bug ticket and I would like some further assist, I could be assured that somebody will shortly step up to ensure the duty is accomplished, thus guaranteeing our prospects obtain a superior product and repair expertise as nicely. It’s a win-win.

What’s the greatest milestone you have completed?

A few of my most vital accomplishments embrace finishing my Bachelor’s diploma and competing within the Microsoft Hackathon Champion in 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago. 

A platform known as Mission Siena allowed you to create apps for Home windows 8 with out code. The Microsoft competitors concerned making a health app for Android and Siena, and the workforce with essentially the most factors gained. I led a workforce of 4 folks to ace the problem and acquired first place out of the schools in Trinidad and Tobago at the moment.

I am additionally happy with working my very own enterprise on Shopify, aiding shoppers with customizations. We’re a small workforce and constructing in the mean time.

Inform us about a tremendous buyer expertise you’ve gotten had at Liquid Internet.

Discovering methods to assist prospects construct extra performance is all the time enjoyable. As soon as, a buyer voiced concern a few explicit characteristic that they couldn’t get working that was essential for his or her web site, so I scheduled a name with them. In the course of the name, I proceeded to indicate them how the characteristic labored, and I may see their delight as they realized the potential this new performance offered for his or her web site. Whereas this isn’t a uncommon incidence in help, it by no means will get previous. 

When a buyer actually appreciates what I do for them, it makes my day that a lot better.

What’s one factor you would like our prospects knew about their internet hosting? 

I want extra folks knew about and took benefit of the various useful guides at The Occasions Calendar. As an illustration, this information on the way to get essentially the most out of our merchandise via plugin testing deeply examines testing compatibility points to make sure your web site is functioning appropriately. In fact, Help Brokers like myself are all the time right here to assist, however by empowering my shoppers, I might help them Energy their Enterprise Potential™. 

Work apart, what are a few of your hobbies?

I play guitar. I additionally love occurring street journeys, hanging out with pals, gaming, studying, and smelling new fragrances.

What’s your favourite television present? 

My favourite reveals are All people Hates Chris and The Massive Bang Concept. I really like watching comedies. They assist me wind down after a busy day.

In the event you may have dinner with one well-known individual [dead or alive] who wouldn’t it be? 

I would love to satisfy Linus and Luke from Linus Tech Ideas. They evaluation tech on YouTube and try loopy PC builds. One other individual I’d wish to have dinner with is Brad Traversy of Traversy Media, top-of-the-line YouTube coding instructors right this moment. 

You may observe Chika Ibeneme on LinkedIn.


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