Helmut Berger

Inhaber, General Manager, Content Analytics and Search Professional, max.recall information systems

Vienna, Austria

Skills

Expert in information retrieval
natural language processing and human-computer int
distinct skills in leading heterogeneous teams of
direct experience in managing international resear
Academic Liaison
Consulting on and acquisition of public funding (A
Project management
Search and categorization technologies
Text analytics
Assessment and evaluation of technologies
Human-Computer Interaction

Timeline

Professional experience for Helmut Berger

  • Current 13 years and 11 months, since Jul 2010

    General Manager, Content Analytics and Search Professional

    max.recall information systems

    max.recall information systems enables your enterprise capitalizing on the hidden value in textual information and offers solutions for 1) Enterprise Search that make content from various sources, such as e-mail, databases and intranets, findable. 2) Social Media Analysis that assist you to get the most out of online conversations - about you and your competition. 3) Intelligent Content Analytics that lets you aggregate, analyze and explore unstructured content to unlock its business value.

  • 3 years and 3 months, May 2007 - Jul 2010

    Team lead

    FWF Research Project

    Lead of the FWF funded project "A 3D e-Tourism Environment" with the following goals: 1) The 3D Virtual World "itchy-feet": A 3D e-Tourism environment for providers and consumers that enables versatile interaction 2) Serious Game "ICURA": Acts as a community facilitator to create and establish a lively and sustainable community involving both providers and consumers. 3) Hybrid-Semantic Search System HS3: Enables accessing disparate multi-media information sources in the 3D environment.

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jan 2008 - Jun 2010

    Head of Information Retrieval Department

    Matrixware Information Services Gmbh

    Management and lead of the Information Retrieval department; acquisition of funded projects (national, EC); coordination of external research projects with international universities; organization of seminars and international workshops. Research areas: Search technologies, Categorization technologies, Text Analytics and Semantic Annotation Technologies, Evaluation

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

    Managing Partner

    pixel-orange

    Founder and managing partner of the INiTS supported start-up pixel-orange OG. Interactive, Web-based 3D visualization of property for the building industry and real estate market; content management system for 3D virtual worlds.

  • 3 years, Jan 2005 - Dec 2007

    Senior Researcher

    E-Commerce Competence Center

    Research & Development; planning of the research program; project lead and management; acquisition of funded projects (national, EC); acquisition of industry partners; technology transfer; organisation of seminars and workshops. Research areas: Collaborative 3D Environments, Multi-Agent Systems, Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing, Empirical studies in e-Tourism/e-Commerce

  • 2 years and 5 months, Mar 2005 - Jul 2007

    External Lecturer

    Vienna University of Technology

    Preparation of course material; lecturing in the areas e-Commerce, Online Communities, Human-Computer Interaction and Multi-Agent Systems.

  • 10 months, Mar 2004 - Dec 2004

    External Lecturer

    University of Technology, Sydney

    Preparation of course material, lecturing in the areas e-Commerce and Multi-Agent Systems.

  • 1 year, Jan 2004 - Dec 2004

    Post Doctoral Research Fellow

    University of Technology, Sydney

    Research & Development; project lead and management, grant applications. Research areas: Multi-Agent Systems, Collaborative 3D Environments, e-Commerce and e-Markets

  • 2 years and 3 months, Oct 2001 - Dec 2003

    Researcher

    E-Commerce Competence Center

    Research & Development in the areas: Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing, Associative and Semantic Networks, Usability studies in e-Tourism/e-Commerce

  • 4 years and 5 months, Jun 1997 - Oct 2001

    IT Consultant

    IT Consultant

    Lead, management and realization of software development projects focusing on content management systems and B2C as well as B2B e-Commerce solutions. Management and implementation of system and network administration projects.

Educational background for Helmut Berger

  • 2001 - 2003

    Technical Sciences

    Technische Universität Wien

    PhD thesis: Activation on the Move: Adaptive Information Retrieval via Spreading Activation.

  • 1993 - 2000

    Computer Science

    Technische Universität Wien

    Master's thesis: Adaptive Multilingual Interfaces.

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

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