Meet Carlos Obando

Meet Carlos Obando

Human Talent Management Department
Human Talent Management Department Jul 17 2020 • 2 min read

A new project is being developed by a batch of interns since June 1st and Carlos’ work has been essential for the project’s quality assurance and keep the good work of the team. Quoting his team leader: “He is a crack, is very methodic and tidy”. He is from Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica; he really enjoys soccer and traveling around The World with the company of good music.

Carlos took the time to answer a few questions… Lets see.

How would you describe yourself?

I’m Carlos, I’m just a guy that loves life and sports besides traveling in the world. I enjoy every single challenge that’s presented to me to improve and learn about to be a better person and somehow I like to help change the mentality of some people to keep safe the planet and leave a better environment for the next generations. I am also to a computer lover from a very young age (around when I was 6 years old), and thanks to God nowadays I can work in what I love with fantastic people.

How do you enjoy your free time?

Sometimes I like to run, other times just go to the beach to witness the sunsets since it is one of the most beautiful that nature can give us but play soccer and surf are my favorites routines to enjoy my free time.

Best series you have ever watched? 

In my opinion, the best series that I watched was “Vikings” it’s amazing.

Mountain or Beach? 

I prefer the beach I like to surf.

Do you practice any sports (adventure, extreme, endurance)? 

Of course, I practice surf and soccer.

What kind of music do you like?

Currently, I listen to all kinds of music but my favorites are Reggae and Pop.

What are your top 5 books of all the time?

  1. 100 Años de Soledad by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
  2. El Alquimista by Paulo Cohelo.
  3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
  4. Rich father Poor fatherby Kiyosaki y Sharon Lechter.
  5. El Principito.

What are your top 5 movies of all the time?

  1. Fast and furious.
  2. Tears of the sun.
  3. Black hawk down.
  4. The Hunger Games.
  5. Toy Story.

What is the most exciting part of being a Software Developer?

Try to find a solution to the problems that come our way daily since it keeps our brain active.

Which is the best part of being part of the 4Geeks team?

The kindness of the entire team it’s incredible, I feel that they are part of my family, we all always see the good side of the things that are presented to us day by day.

What are your goals for this year?

  • Finish my university career.
  • Try to find a good job as engineering.
  • Learn some skills like automate projects of software tests.
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