Positions

Here you find a compiled list of my previous and current working positions.

  • 06/2019 - NOW Executive Board: Austro Digital
  • 04/2019 - NOW Partner of econob: supervision of automated data improvements
  • 03/2019 - NOW Founder of InstaText: automated text improval
  • 02/2019 - NOW Member of the Institut für Nachhaltiges Handeln -- IFNH
  • 01/2019 - NOW Founder of adwenia: business & IT consulting
  • 09/2018 - NOW Member of the Workfore Team for Digitalization -- Digital Consultants
  • 09/2016 - NOW Member of SYNAPSE (Synaptor Services) -- Consulting & Analytics
  • 10/2009 - 03/2019 CEO and CTO of econob: business strategies, innovation, and product development
  • 03/2016 - 10/2017 CTO of Almax Analytics: company setup and product development
  • 9/2015 - 08/2017 CEO of Semantic Service Solutions: interims company lead and software solutions (subsidary of econob)
  • 08/2009 - 11/2016 Consultant of more&g: solution management, innovation, and product definition
  • 02/2007 - 11/2008 Project assistant at the Department of Applied Informatics (IWAS) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (Prof. Heinrich C. Mayr, Prof. Günther Fliedl): DBÖ@ema (Datenbank der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich - electronically mapped) organized by the ÖAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences), coordination of the four working groups in Vienna, Graz, Marburg, and Klagenfurt
  • 02/2004 - 09/2007 Project assistant at the Department of Informatics-Systems (ISYS) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (Prof. Roland Mittermeir): PlaNet-ET (Platform and Network for Educational Technologies) with main focus on the development and integration of natural language query interfaces supporting the distance learning software
  • 03/2007 - 06/2007 Project manager at the Faculty of Technical Sciences (TEWI) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt: Interdisciplinary coordination and cooperation of all departments regarding the marketing website (together with Prof. Christine Nowak and the marketing company Schlacher)
  • 01/2007 - 06/2007 Project manager at the Faculty of Technical Sciences (TEWI) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt: Structural design and knowledge transfer on the RedDot technology regarding the internet presence (together with Dipl.-Ing. Horst Pichler)
  • 10/2006 - 03/2007 Consultant of Evenin: Definition and preparation of a multi-level marketing system for a company with more than 400 employees
  • 08/2004 - 12/2006 Project manager at the Institute of Informatics (IFI) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt: Implementation of the internet presence of all Informatics departments based on the commercial and high-end CMS RedDot
  • 11/2003 - 12/2006 Project assistant at the Economics Department of Public, Nonprofit and Health Management (PUMA) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (Prof. Paolo Rondi-Brovetto): CMS development and communications
  • 02/2003 - 10/2004 Developer in the Computer Linguistics Ressource (CLR) Lab at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt: Design and Implementation of the NLP platform (together with Prof. Günther Fliedl and Christian Hofbauer)
  • 05/2000 - 10/2003 Tutor (Studienassistent) at the Economics Department of Public, Nonprofit and Health Management (PUMA) at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt (Prof. Paolo Rondo-Brovetto): IT and web issues
  • 03/2002 - 02/2003 Project assistant at the Department of Informatics-Systems (ISYS, Prof. Roland Mittermeir): Integration of language analytics in the information retrieval project SyRS (SYstemic Retrieval System)
  • 08/2000 - 10/2000 Employee at Infineon Technologies in the department for process documentation and quality assurance: Tracking, monitoring, documenting, and communicating new wafer technologies and manufacturing processes

Partners and Customers

Eine ausgewählte Liste wertvoller Partner und Kunden der letzten Jahre:

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Projects

Solution driven innovation is a key factor for success in the technology sector. Mastering the challenge of transforming new technologies to fit arbitrary domains always was the core of my efforts. Here is a list of selected projects where I was able to actively contribute to.

  • 04/2019 - NOW InstaText InstaText is an AI based software for the automated improvement of texts. The offered service allows to raise the quality of texts written by native and non-native authors to a higher level. And all of this quickly and easily!
  • 07/2018 - NOW GDPR (DSGVO) Projects Consulting and implementation of the GDPR: Support with documentation, setup of DPMS (data protection management systems), assessment of processes and requirements, data protection officer
  • 05/2018 - NOW KMU Digital Digitization for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs): Individual consulting and implementation of projects - from internet presences, optimization of business processes, recognition of new business fields to software development and IT infrastructure projects
  • 10/2017 - NOW adresscheck.net 'AdressCheck.net' is an online platform that serves the purpose of customer data improvement. Uploaded data is analyzed for free and quality statistics are returned instantly. Customers then are able to decide which data improvement steps they want to be carried out on their data.
  • 10/2015 - NOW LingRep - DI 'LingRep – Data Improvement' is a service-based tool serving data identification, data standardization, quality assurance, and smart similarity-based identification of duplicate entries considering misspellings, phonetic similarity, and semantics.
  • 11/2017 - 10/2018 ResourcePicker 'ResourcePicker' is a platform that analyses various information sources such as RSS and social media in real time based on individual areas of interest and sends notifications to subscribers by e-mail.
  • 09/2018 WKÖ Consultant Day II Together with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Working Group for Digitalization, a subsidised day of digitalization consulting for SMEs was organized in Klagenfurt.
  • 06/2018 WKÖ Consultant Day I Together with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Working Group for Digitalization, a subsidised day of digitalization consulting for SMEs was organized in Klagenfurt.
  • 02/2018 - 12/2018 LingRep - TC 'LingRep - Text Classification' is a language independent text categorization technology that is based on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The integration is done via high-performance REST-based web services.
  • 01/2016 - 08/2018 InfoSpoon Based on the TWIction prototype, InfoSpoon is the next generation smart information handler for Associations and Enterprises to monitor, edit, and distribute relevant information to members and other recipients; InfoSpoon is based on semantic intelligence and operates on multi-language information provided by various sources (Dow Jones News, Twitter, EU Open Data Portal, …).
  • 05/2015 - 07/2018 CRIA The goal of 'Cyber Risk Incident Analysis' is to build up a database of cyber risk articles. It is supported by text analytics, semantic search, and statistical evaluation in real time.
  • 01/2012 - 06/2018 LingRep - TA 'LingRep - Text Analytics' is a semantic language processing technology that is highly configurable to fit arbitrary domains and application areas. The integration is done via high-performance REST-based web services.
  • 03/2000 - 05/2018 LingRep - Data 'LingRep - Data' maintains and standardizes linguistically relevant information for online processing.
  • 06/2017 - 1/2018 AntiPhish 'AntiPhish' is a web browser application for detecting phishing websites and web malware. A risk score is calculated in the form of a traffic light system during the loading process and warns the user of questionable content. The project is available as Open Source on GitHub.
  • 03/2016 - 10/2017 Almax Analytics The 'Almax Analytics Platform' is an artificial intelligence powered forecasting system on financial news events. It is based on a strong text analytics backend feeding deep learning modules to generate added value for financial experts in real time.
  • 05/2009 - 01/2017 MEMORES The 'MEdical MOnitoring and REcalling System' accompanies and guides patients and doctors to improve their living quality while suffering chronical diseases.
  • 07/2014 - 12/2016 TWIction Initially created in an hackathon 'Twitter in Action' is a social media analytics tool to track topics (e.g., company reputation, product sense, competitors, people in the management) in real time.
  • 04/2012 - 10/2016 ATRAP 'Absolute TRading APplication' is a professional solution that enables real-time news trading on unexpected events.
  • 05/2014 - 03/2016 INCREASE 'INnovative Claims Risk ASsEssment' is an information tool for insurance companies to track the recovery of patients after severe injuries. Text analytics is applied on cases to extract relevant information and cross check with up-to-date medical statistics.
  • 03/2013 - 12/2014 sMail 'Semantic Mail' provides fully integrated email analytics to spot reminders, questions, and action items automatically.
  • 12/2008 - 01/2014 econols 'ECONOmic Linguistic System' applies financial intelligence to spot future market behaviours and trends.
  • 2000 - 2009 Web Design and Development Hassler.World, LingRep.com, Hekkas.com, SpeedVolley.at, Harald-Baumgartner.com, Marketing portal of the Faculty of Technical Sciences (Univ. Klagenfurt), Faculty of Technical Sciences (Univ. Klagenfurt), Computer Science Department (Univ. Klagenfurt), Computer Linguistic Resource Lab (Univ. Klagenfurt), AdiPreschern.com, Evenin GmbH, Matrixx GmbH, Sakura GmbH, ePromotion Gmbh, Cleanworld GmbH, IPOH Gmbh, Public Management Department (Univ. Klagenfurt)
  • 01/2004 - 02/2009 X-DOSE The 'Xml-Document Oriented Search Engine' is a full fledged structured document retrieval system. In addition to text analytics improvements it supports query parameters such as the structural elements, context, and the abstraction level of the responses.
  • 08/2004 - 10/2008 NLP Services at CLR The 'Computer Linguistic Resource' Lab was the first platform offering natural language processing services at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt. Most of the results achieved by students and research staff were gathered and made public available.
  • 08/2007 - 10/2007 Internet Service Monitor The 'Internet Service Monitor' is a simple web application that allows you to check on any kind of online services.
  • 10/2006 - 03/2007 Multilevel Marketing In strong cooperation with the company management the mulitlevel marketing program for the evenin company called STS - Stairway To Success - was mathematically defined and implemented for more than 400 employees.
  • 02/2004 - 07/2006 JavaTok The natural language 'Java Tokenizer' is an extended natural language tokenizer fitting all separating languages. It supports free definition of charsets and encodings (delimiters, special characters, etc.), abbreviation detection, regular expression matching, string replacements and pre-tagging.
  • 10/1998 - 08/2003 Lingtool 'Lingtool' is a language-independent tool for generic lexicon development. It allows free and unlimited definition of linguistic categories and templates assigned to words either manual or semi-automatic. Various export formats support the inclusion and embedment in other systems.
  • 03/2002 - 07/2003 SyRS The 'Systemic Retrieval System' is a natural language and artificial intelligence based retrieval system for English and German texts. It comes with a web frontend to access the underlying service backend.