Yusuf, an auto driver’s son is data analyst in a global Corporation
By A Staff Writer
Bengaluru: Mohammed Yusuf, son of an autorickshaw driver from Bengaluru has landed a job in CERNER Corporation’s laboratory in Kansas City, Missouri state of the United States.
The boy who did his M.Sc in Microbiology from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal is now working in Research and Analytics Services of the multi-billion research laboratory which is global health information technology.
Speaking to Islamic Voice, Ms. Ayesha Wajid, chairman of the Meher Care Foundation said, the Foundation funded his B.Sc course from Al-Ameen College, Bangalore and M. Sc from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal between 2005 and 2011. The boy was particular about doing M.Sc from Manipal, aware of the excellence the institute’s course had. The Foundation paid Rs. 80,000 for each year of the two-year M.Sc course. Unfortunately, his father died two days before he sat for his final M.Sc exam.
On completion of his course, he started his career as a scientist in Strand Life Science in Bangalore. He was later selected by CERNER Corp as a Data Analyst.
According to Wikipedia, Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology (HIT) solutions, services, devices and hardware. As of February 2018, its products were in use at more than 27,000 facilities around the world. The company had more than 28,000 employees globally, with over 13,000 in Kansas City, Missouri. Its headquarters are in the suburb of North Kansas City, Missouri. Cerner is an R and D organization of over $ 7 Billion. For the last 40 years, the Company has worked at the intersection of health and information technology to connect people and systems around the world. Yusuf has a younger brother studying in Bangalore and the family lives in Devasandra.