Researcher, Software Engineer, Team Leader, Entrepreneur, Activist, Dreamer
I am a Software Engineer turned Manager that has also contributed in the startup of a few
Founded my first company while in University around 2001.
First Exit 2019.
Master of Science (2009) and PhD in 2016.
I have lead different teams.
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.
Chieft Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Zana is a health-tech company innovating in the field of Conversational AI and AI driven biomarkers.
At Zana I achieved the following milestones:
Founder - Executive Officer
Rubicon is an Electronic Money Institution licensed by the Central Bank of Albania and MasterCard Principal Member.
As an EMI, Rubicon acts as a neo-bank through its main client facing product Pago (tm). Pago digital banking application can be downloaded from pago.al
The following are some key milestones of my journey with Rubicon:
Car rental in Tirana
Every summer I was frustrated due to lack of cars. I decided to create my own car rental company (and never suffer from lack of a car on those summer days; spoiler: on Y1 all cars were rented out and I was still left without a car :( ).
The problem with lack of resources at peak times is hard to tackle and probably a hybrid version were citizens rent their cars in summer should be explored.
Software Development Company
At core it serves as a daughter to Zana Technologies GmbH, offering resources to it; but it also covers for RealBookers Project and other personal projects before they are moved to their own space.
An investment company; created to finance initially Zana Technologies GmbH. Up to date there are no further activities.
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.
Sold January 2019
At the sale moment, Host.al was the largest .al domain registrar in the country with about 40% market share.
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 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.
The company operates under ShqiperiaCom Shpk.
Ph.D., Information Management
Master of Science (MSc), Communication and Media Engineering
Diplom, Informatics (Computer Programming)
Feel free to approach me in one of the following languages: Albanian, English, Italian and German.
Page updated 2022-08-22 .