Universal Equations, Inc. is a highly-skilled technology services provider and NY/NJ MSDC certified MBE based in the New York Metropolitan area. The company specializes in Data Analytics, Web Development, and Quantitative Research. The day-to-day operations of Universal Equations are led by Technical Lead Mensah Alkebu-Lan and Technical Project Manager Mary Clemons, PMP.

A Technical Lead (or Tech Lead for short) is a senior leading role for a Software Engineer. In the Tech Lead role, Mensah Alkebu-Lan is not only an individual contributor but is also responsible for leading the software development team and alignment of the technical direction. By striking the appropriate balance between technical skills and management skills, he exemplifies effective technical leadership to ensure the team uses appropriate engineering practices.

He focuses on maintaining a productive working environment for the development team. He also ensures all team members understand and follow major technical decisions. And as with any good tech lead, he also reviews pull requests and writes code. In other words, he is not just a team leader but also a technical leader.

Technical Project Managers are tasked with managing projects with top-down oversight from inception to completion. In the Technical Project Manager role, Mary Clemons is responsible for providing planning and management for established initiatives within the company.

Her responsibilities include establishing and implementing training processes and strategies for the company’s technical personnel. She also holds regular technical team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects.

Her skill set includes strong technical expertise along with time management and communication skills. Not to mention a high level of analysis and problem-solving skills.