Omar Shahine, Corporate VP of Product at Microsoft, has had a passion for computers since the fourth grade, but growing up, he never considered going into technology. When it came to thinking about careers, Omar wanted the surest path to success and security, which based on what he knew, meant he should become a doctor. He believed that all he needed to do was study hard, go to a good school, and the rest would take care of itself. Instead, Omar found himself kicked off that path.
Thankfully, through his time using computers as a hobby, he was able to get a job at Microsoft, which is where he’s worked for the last twenty years! In a world where company hopping has become the default, Omar’s career journey offers a great perspective on how you can craft a meaningful career and life without moving from place to place
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