Tarık KrandaProduct And Applied Research Group Manager at P.I. Works
Tarik Kranda is Lead Product Manager and Researcher, P.I. Works HQ, responsible for productization of next generation network automation solutions leveraged by artificial intelligence and advanced optimization technologies. He received his BSc. and MSc. valedictorian degrees in Computer Engineering from Istanbul University and is a dissertation stage PhD. candidate at the same department focusing on operational efficiency of wireless network optimization with AI/ML. He also holds a second BSc. degree in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul University. He is author of 10 patents in Telco domain and has been contributing to ITU-T Machine Learning Focus Group workshops and technical reports. He started his professional career during his undergraduate years as co-founder of Digiport Software and part-time software-engineer at Microsoft Turkey between 2005 and 2007. After working as Research Assistant at Istanbul University between 2005 and 2008, he continued his career at Innova A.Ş as senior engineer and software architect focusing on Türk Telekom VAS services design until 2010. He then worked for Turkcell Technology R&D Group as Software Architect, Product Manager and Corporate Entrepreneurship Supervisor, before joining P.I. Works in 2015.