Résumé / CV

Skills & Expertise

Management Skills

Project Acquisition, Planning & Management

Agile Project Management (SCRUM, Kanban)

Systems Analysis & Business Process Management

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)

Collaboration Tools (JIRA, Confluence, Sharepoint)

Semantic Web Technologies (Linked Data, OWL, RDF, RDFS, SPARQL, Protégé)

Web Technologies (HTML, PHP, CSS, XML, JavaScript, SQL, Content Management Systems)

Mobile Computing (Mobile Networks, Location-based Services, Android)

Modeling (UML, EER, EPK, Emprise Bonapart)

Programming Languages (Java, C#)

Areas

Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Connected Mobility, Semantic Technologies, Linked Data, Mobile Networks, Mobile Computing, Context-aware Computing, Recommender Systems

Education

Berlin Institute of Technology
M. Sc. in Computer Engineering
Major field of study: Systems Analysis and IT, Open Communication Systems, Database Systems and Information Management

Berlin, Germany
Oct 2001 – Mar 2010

Work Experience

May 2015 – Present

T-Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH
Project Manager, Scrum Master | Mobile & IoT Solutions

Managing mobile and IoT application development projects

Responsible for the deployment of IoT solutions in (smart) cities

Applying agile project management methodologies as Certified ScrumMaster and Product Owner

Leading and supporting teams of designers, developers, testers, and architects within these projects

Planning and controlling resources, budget, and feature roadmaps

Ensuring high quality and timely delivery of apps for market leading customers of various industries

Managing stakeholders, vendors, and partners as a single point of contact and ensuring positive customer relationships

Performing escalation management if needed

Functionally consulting potential customers, responding to tenders, and writing offers

Active internal and external partnering

Innovation and business development in the areas of Smart Cities, Smart Street Lighting, and Smart Parking

Acquiring projects in the areas of Proximity Marketing and IoT

Constantly working on internal department strategy to be in line with the company's strategy and the market needs

Apr 2010 – Apr 2015

Telekom Innovation Laboratories
Research Scientist | Service-centric Networking (SNET)

Successfully acquired and planned several (international) projects

Prepared the project proposals of the acquired projects including work, time, resource, and budget plans, as well as risk estimation and exploitation plan for the results

Worked on the projects Communicate Green as well as Context Data Cloud and led our project activities within several teams of researchers and student assistants

Reported project results in deliverables, interim and final reports

Presented and demonstrated project results and ideas on various exhibitions, conferences, workshops, and pitch days to different target groups

Worked on a project proposal to be funded by the Qatar National Research Fund

Successfully finished the Software Campus program that integrates leading research and practical management experience in order to create top managers and entrepreneurs with an excellent IT background

Involved in a new venture activity of T-Labs to be established based on own research

Published 24 papers including three journal articles and a book chapter

Developed the OpenMobileNetwork, which is an open data platform for providing estimated semantic network topology data

Developed a Service Enabler Platform for a mobile network operator that enables developers of context-aware services to easily realize innovative applications by making use of a set of novel interfaces (e.g., Location Analytics services)

Implemented several project websites and maintained the website of the research group

Ran the seminar course of the research group and supervised student groups in the project courses

Supervised several Diploma, Master and Bachelor theses

Aug 2008 – Mar 2010

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Institute for Open Communication Systems
Student Research Assistant | Competence Center FAME

Developed and maintained several websites for the Open Communication Systems research group and the FOKUS Competence Center FAME

Research on the Mobicents VoIP platform

Worked on the location-based service MANGO by integrating the SMART Recommendations Engine into the service for generating similar user, event and POI recommendations

Worked on the EU project ShoppingMate by extending the SMART Recommendations Engine to a semantic and contextual recommender system

Master thesis: Using a Semantic Multidimensional Approach to create a Contextual Recommender System

Jan 2008 – Jul 2008

Nokia Siemens Networks
Web Developer | Test Lab Servers

Implemented and maintained intranet sites as well as web tools

Implemented tools and shell scripts under UNIX

Worked with HTML, PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, Perl, SQL, Oracle, C, Shell script, AWK

Jun 2007 – Dec 2007

Telekom Innovation Laboratories
Event Manager | Event Management

Prepared and executed external and internal events

Contact person for the coordination of events

Worked on correspondence in German and English

Managed receipts and invoices

Aug 2006 – Jul 2007

Berlin Institute of Technology
Web Developer | Project-oriented Laboratory

Designed E-Learning tools for the course Project-oriented Laboratory, Bachelor, Electrical Engineering

Created concepts for integrating the E-Learning tools into the teaching process

Specified and implemented these tools with PHP and JavaScript

Prepared the final project report: Added value, didactical planning and the use of media in E-Learning offerings

Jun 2005 – Jun 2006

Fraunhofer IZM, Institute for Reliability and Microintegration
Student Research Assistant | R. C. for Microperipheric Technologies

Created models and performed thermal simulation with the software Flomerics Flotherm to characterize new packaging technologies for power semiconductor modules

Literature and market research about Smart Power modules in power electronics

Evaluated and presented the results using MS Office

1996 – 2004

Several part-time jobs

Customer service and maintenance of goods at Karstadt and Woolworth

Civilian Service at the day-care center Schneckenhaus e.V.

Temporary personnel in the kitchen of the hospital Vivantes Humboldt Klinikum

Projects

Aug 2012 – Feb 2015

Context Data Cloud
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Software Campus

Duration: 24 months

Developed a Service Enabler Platform for a mobile network operator that enables developers of context-aware services to easily realize innovative applications by making use of a set of novel interfaces

Realized Linked Crowdsourced Data, which is a linked dataset for location-related crowdsourced data that enables the implementation of diverse location analytics scenarios within the Service Enabler Platform

Website: http://www.contextdatacloud.org

Dec 2011 – Present

OpenMobileNetwork
Service-centric Networking, Berlin Institute of Technology
Open Data Project

Developed an open data platform for providing mobile network and WiFi access point topology data based on the principles of Linked Data that enables the realization of innovative applications

Website: http://www.openmobilenetwork.org

May 2010 – Apr 2014

Communicate Green
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
Funding Programme “IT2Green”

Duration: 40 months

Development of an adaptive, context-aware and technology-comprehensive power management in mobile networks

Realized a context management architecture that aggregates and processes contextual information in order to calculate decisions for network optimizations

Website: http://www.communicate-green.de

Feb 2009 – Mar 2010

ShoppingMate
European Union, Seventh Framework Programme

Duration: 24 months

Development of an innovative mobile shopping application that enables customers to find relevant, personalized offers in brick and mortar stores nearby

Extended the SMART Recommendations Engine to a semantic and contextual recommender system

Website: http://www.shoppingmate.org

Apr 2009 – Sep 2009

MANGO
Deutsche Telekom AG

Duration: 6 months

Development of a personalizable and user-friendly desktop for subnotebooks that combines innovative, location- and context-dependent services on a user-friendly GUI

Integrated the SMART Recommendations Engine into MANGO to generate recommendations for buddies, events and POIs

Oct 2006 – Jul 2008

Several Projects at the Berlin Institute of Technology

Microcontroller Laboratory

Built a sorting machine, which sorts different euro coins, counts the sorted money and identifies false money

IPv6 Project

Added a tracing function to the IPv6 protocol by implementing a tracing header, which allows network operators to track data packet routes

Process optimization by means of the Six Sigma methods, Workshop

Implemented an application, which handles all statistical calculations in Six Sigma projects

Systems Analysis Project, Motorola Inc.

Analysis of the IT landscape in the global telecom industry focusing on market leaders

Designed a knowledge database for Motorola to manage the information gathered for competitive assessment and the information that will be gathered in the future

Acquired Projects

Context Data Cloud, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Duration: 24 months, Website: http://www.contextdatacloud.org

Partner: Berlin Institute of Technology, Telekom Innovation Laboratories

FlashPoll, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Duration: 36 months, Website: http://www.flashpoll.eu

Partner: Berlin Institute of Technology, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, Alfstore, Missions Publiques

TRESOR, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Duration: 36 months, Website: http://www.cloud-tresor.com

Partner: Berlin Institute of Technology, T-Systems International GmbH, Bitplaces GmbH, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Paulinenhaus Krankenanstalt e.V. Berlin, medisite Systemhaus GmbH

Communicate Green, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Duration: 40 months, Website: http://www.communicate-green.de

Partner: Berlin Institute of Technology, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Ericsson GmbH, Fraunhofer Institute, University of Paderborn

Certificates & Trainings

Certificate, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance

Certificate, Certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Alliance

Training, Nutbaser, NUTBASER GmbH

Graduate, Software Campus, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Seminar, Strategic Innovation Management, DATEV

Seminar, Leadership, Telekom Innovation Laboratories

Workshop, Ideation and Business Planning, EIT ICT Labs

Seminar, Scenario Planning, Bosch Software Innovations

Seminar, Project Management based on the PMI Standard, Scheer Group

Seminar, Intercultural Awareness, SAP AG

Seminar, Train the Presenter, Software AG

Yellow Belt in Six Sigma, Berlin Institute of Technology

Member of Talents in Touch 2009 and the Telekom StudentClub, Deutsche Telekom

Languages

German Native
Turkish Native
English Fluent
French Basic