Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Sahin Albayrak

Supervisory Board – Biography

Born 1958
Nationality: German/Turkish
  • Engineer Graduate in Computer Science (Diplom-Ingenieur der Informatik)
  • Representative of the shareholders

First appointment: 11 May 2021
Appointed until the end of the Annual General Meeting 2024.
  • Strategy, Technology and ESG Committee
Dr Albayrak is not a member of any other statutory Supervisory Boards or comparable control committees of commercial enterprises in Germany or abroad.
Since 1992: Founder and head of the Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (DAI Laboratory) at the Technical Uni-versity of Berlin.

Since 2003: Head of the Department of Agent Technologies in Business Applications and Telecommunications at the Technical University of Berlin.

Since 2004: Founding member of the Steering Committee of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories (Group Research - Deutsche Telekom AG).

2005: Founding member of the European Centre for ICT (EICT) Since 2009: Initiator and Chairman of the Executive Board of the Connected Living e.V. Innovation Centre.

Since 2012: Managing Director of the German-Turkish Advanced Research Centre for ICT (GT-ARC), a research institute attached to the Technical University of Berlin.

2014: Entrepreneur and founder of various start-ups, including IOLITE GmbH and Semper Technologie (Istanbul), among others.

In addition to numerous best paper awards and prizes, Prof. Dr. Dr. Albayrak is holder of the Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for contributions to the German-Turkish scientific collaboration and contributions to innovation

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