Robert James Gabriel

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About me

Robert James is working Helperbird. Helperbird currently has 1,000,000+ users and is one of the most popular accessibility tools in the world.
Previously at Teamwork, Dell & Emc, Microsoft, and more.

Apps & Projects

In my spare time, I enjoy drinking coffee, and building open source projects. I also enjoy going for hikes, collecting hot wheels and playing videos games with my wife.

  1. Helperbird
  2. Open Dyslexic
  3. Markdown Editor For Chrome
  4. Can I use ___ for Chrome
  5. Remove my P**n
  6. Sync Snip
  7. Netflix Hidden Categories
  8. Too Shy to Ask
  9. Material Bootstrap

You can find more on GitHub.


Throughout years of experience, I has obtained a great deal of knowledge working for internal and external clients delivering web and mobile applications.

I have experience working with the following

Awards & Honours

  1. Imagine Cup National Runner Up Microsoft
  2. Imagine Cup Innovation National Runner UpMicrosoft
  3. Microsoft Ireland Imagine Cup FinalistMicrosoft
  4. Hatchery Scholarship For InnovationCIT
  5. Abbott Award For Network CodeAbbott
  6. The Most Technically Innovative AwardCIT
  7. Maths and Algorithms 2nd (2012) BT Young Scientist
  8. Technology 2nd Place (2011)BT Young Scientist
  9. 2nd place Cork Sci-Fest
  10. Awards and Merits X4Sci-Fest
  11. Special Award For Network HEANet
  12. Communications AwardAvaya
  13. All Ireland Title & 1st placeJunior Spiders Awards
  14. Best Application Junior Spiders Awards
  15. Hackathon 2015: Runner Up
  16. All Ireland Title Young Social Innovators
  17. Project Cover Grant winner Project Cover
  18. Google Udemy Scholarship Award Google & Udemy
  19. Lightening Talk Smackdown Winner Rebel Con 2017
  20. Invited: Google open day CIT & Google
  21. Overall Best Poster 2016CIT
  22. Best Overall Final Year Project CIT & IBM
  23. Best Use of Open Source ToolsCIT & INTEL
  24. Everyday Excellence
  25. BSc Honours in Computer Science CIT
  26. Advance Web Accessibility Google & Udemy
  27. The Faculty of Engineering & Science Scholar CIT
  28. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
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  31. Everyday Excellence
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  33. Everyday Excellence
  34. Curated $100 Micro GrantAbe
  35. #5 product of the day ProductHunt

Fun fact

If a dog chews shoes whose shoes does he choose?


Want me to work for your team or even just to chat?

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