Kushtrim Xhakli

Angestellt, Director, Connected Inventions - Sigfox (IoT Sensors + IoT Network + IoT Platform)

Europe, Germany


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Digital Brand Management
Digital Banking
Digital Transformation
Business Transformation
Digital Media


Professional experience for Kushtrim Xhakli

  • Current 4 years and 10 months, since Jul 2019


    Connected Inventions - Sigfox (IoT Sensors + IoT Network + IoT Platform)

    Sigfox IoT Solutions for Facility Management & Air Quality Erfindungen für das weltweit größte IoT-Netzwerk Connected Inventions bietet und entwickelt kostengünstige, energieeffiziente IoT-Lösungen auf Basis der globalen Sigfox-Technologie. FoxerIoT-Plattform, Entwicklung von kundenspezifischen IoT-Geräten, Standardprodukte, IoT-Projekte, globale IoT-Konnektivität zu extrem niedrigen Kosten - wir haben alle Werkzeuge, um Dinge heute schon zum Leben zu erwecken.

  • Current 7 years and 6 months, since Nov 2016


    Connected Baltics - Sigfox Internet of Things Network Operator

    As a SIGFOX Network Operator, Connected is the first nationwide IoT-network operator in Finland and Estonia. Sigfox is the inventor of the 0G network and the world’s leading IoT (Internet of Things) service provider. Its global network allows billions of devices to connect to the Internet, in a straightforward way, while consuming as little energy as possible. Today, the network is available in 70 countries with 1 billion people covered.

  • Current 12 years and 4 months, since 2012

    Board Member

    IPKO Foundation

    IPKO Foundation goal is to seed and support the development of the next generation of leaders with a digital vision. These leaders may come from any sector or discipline but are united in their embrace of technology, Internet and the information society.

  • 8 years and 6 months, Jun 2008 - Nov 2016

    Founder / Partner

    Fast Europe Ventures Ltd

    Fast Europe Ventures Ltd is a management consulting and online technology solutions company serving financial, educational institutions, telecom operators and governments. The company excels in digital banking, telecommunication, media, mobile, financial services, government and public policy strategy, digital education, scrum management and passionate about all other things digital.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Aug 2011 - Dec 2013



    Changers innovated intelligent and mobile lifestyle solar-charger that enables everybody to produce and consume their own renewable energy. (Winner of IF Design Award 2012, Green Good Design 2012, and nominated for German Design Award 2013). Responsible for marketing launch In United States and in new markets, developing e- commerce marketplace, public relations, creating communication strategy and investor relations for the company. Strategic integration of other devices and services into OEM technology.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Apr 2012 - Sep 2013

    Investment Referrer

    HackFwd GmbH & Co.KG

    We're experienced tech entrepreneurs looking to support and invest in Europe’s most passionate geeks. We’re a pre-seed investment company designed to enable great people to launch great ideas. Our start-up and support process accelerates the route to beta, profitability, and success.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jan 2005 - Jun 2008

    Managing Director

    IPKO Institute

    IPKO Institute introduces targeted, innovative projects to transform local ICT opportunities and resources. Founder: Trajnimi.com (Users: 25000+) Trajnimi.com ECDL national e-learning platform offers Kosovo citizens a unique opportunity to develop technology education skills for FREE providing an accessible, open educational opportunity, content driven training for a wider computer literacy. Winner of ECDL Foundation Best Practice Award 2008

  • 11 months, Mar 2007 - Jan 2008

    Senior Consultant


    USAID sponsored World Learning program FORECAST, works with human and institutional capacity development and helps institutions improve their organizational performance. Consulted the USAID FORECAST Kosovo project on: Human and Institutional Capacity Development, Participant Training, Technical Assistance, and Academic Study & Education.

  • 4 months, Sep 2004 - Dec 2004

    Product Developer

    Hyper Island

    Hyper Island offers creative learning experiences in all things digital. Education based on life long learning and real industry needs. Furthermore, Hyper Island works with leadership-, team- and individual development towards the private and the public sector. Hyper Island has also been involved in several exciting external projects, such as setting up a two-year Management program in Prishtina, Kosovo together with the Olof Palme International Center and IPKO Institute.

  • 2 years and 4 months, May 2000 - Aug 2002

    Senior Program Manager

    Center for Promotion of Education

    - Responsible for implementation of plans, strategies, budgets and forecasts. - Led management to ensure proper operational controls, administrative/reporting procedures, and people / technology systems are in place for operating efficiency. - Established the standard for programs to be in compliance with all donor, country, funding, and city regulations, certifications and requirements.

Educational background for Kushtrim Xhakli

  • 2014 - 2015

    Digital Media Management

    Teesside University

    Change Management, Transformational Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy, Branding, Communication, Creativity, Idea Generation, Concept Development, Project Management, Digital Development, User Experience, Human Interaction, Design, Research, Group Dynamics, Leadership.

  • 2002 - 2005

    Dipl. in Management, Management

    Hyper Island

    Business Communication, Going Online, Graphic Design, Branding, Marketing, Management, Advanced Project Management, E-Commerce, Finance, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Business Development. Industrial placement: Sweden


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  • English


  • Albanian


  • Croatian



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