Armand Brahaj

Researcher, Software Engineer, Entepreneur, Activist, Dreamer

Armand Brahaj

Summary

I am a Software Engineer that has also contributed in the startup of a few initiatives.
Founded my first company while in University around 2001.
First Exist 2018
Master of Science (2009) and PhD in 2016.
I have lead different teams but I am also good at following the lead.

Interests

Information Technology and its application in: eParticipation, Scientific Research and new ventures...
Easily distracted and inspired by Cultural and Linguistic projects.
I do tweet and blog. Opinions expressed online are mine and my views change with new information.


Some of the Projects Involved

Zana

Co-Founder
Zana is an A.I. assistant that responds to health questions with trusted medical information. It gives personalized recommendations of products that empower people to get and stay healthy.

MyOffice'AL CoWorking Space

Co-Founder
MyOffice'AL is a coworking space in Tirana, the capital of Albania providing the space, community, and social interactions for freelancers and professionals. MyOffice'AL opened doors for everyone on February 2015.

Host.al

Founder/Coordinator
Launched a set of web service activities (webhosting, domain registrations, SEO consultancy) for ShqiperiaCom Shpk. Initially under the brand of ShqiperiaHost (formerly part of Driarm) which was followed by Host.al.
Host.al is actually the biggesst domain registrar for the .al zone and has more than 40% market share. Host.al is also partner to many international companies in the brand-protecting and domain registration business such as MarkMonitor, CSC Global, Marcaria etc.
Host.al is the number one website for the registration of regional domains for Google, Microsoft, Ebay and many other world wide corporations

Open Data Albania

Ideator
Open Data Albania (ODA) is a project aiming to preserve governmental data and provide additional structuring of public data.
The first phase of the project was planned to be 6 month, but this was followed by 2 more funding phases and the project is still ongoing and highly influential in the region.
As 2011, the project was further maintained by Albanian Institute of Science (AIS).

Shqiperia.Com - Albanian Portal

Founder
Shqiperia.com is one of the most influential web portals in Albania.
Launched in 2001, the website had always attracted a large number of visitors.
This is one my first and still one of my dearest projects.


Education

Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin

Ph.D., Information Management

University of Applied Sciences Offenburg

Master of Science (MSc), Communication and Media Engineering

University of Tirana

Diplom, Informatics (Computer Programming)


Languages

Feel free to approach me in one of the following languages: Albanian, English, Italian and German.


Projects

Page updated 2017-07-24 .