Ulrich Norbisrath: Associate Professor at University of Tartu in Estonia, independent IoT consultant, inventor

Ulrich Norbisrath, PhD has more than 25 years of industrial and academic experience in Software Engineering and Systems Integration. He has supported the start-up of several software development companies as well as consulted tech companies in questions of Systems Integration, Internet of Things (IoT), and Mobile and Cloud Computing. He provides a deep technical understanding of mobile technologies and their integration with cloud services -- both from an academic as well as an industrial perspective. He raised significant grants on Cloud, Mobile, and High Performance Computing at universities in Europe and Central Asia. He taught at universities in Germany, Austria, Estonia, Brazil, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Singapore, and the US.

He is a published book author in Software and Requirements Engineering. Being connected through his immediate family to US Diplomatic services, he is very well traveled and can call on a worldwide network of international experts. He is currently employed as Associate Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Tartu in Estonia.

He received his PhD on configuration management of smart home systems from RWTH Aachen University. His current research focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT) and making IoT and the development of IoT systems easily accessible across all its applications domains. He is an active open source evangelist and involved in several open source software projects as well as open hardware projects in the Caninos Loucos group.