Research member at the Faculty of Software Science/TTU
Currently a research member at the Faculty of Software Science/TTU and was earlier a researcher at the Oulu University Secure-Programming Group (OUSPG ) after having been a post- doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He received his MSc degree (2001) from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria and his PhD degree (2007) from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. His PhD thesis was partly financed by the IST project CrossWork, in which he focused on developing the eSourcing concept for dynamic inter-organizational business process collaboration. His research interests include business-process collaboration, workflow management, e-business transactions, service-oriented computing, software architectures and software engineering, ontologies, mashups, social web. At the IEEE EDOC’12- conference, Alex won the best-paper award for his full research paper with the title “Inter-enterprise business transaction management in open service ecosystems”. For the blockchain-tech startups Qtum.org, Agrello.org and Everex.io, Alex has worked on their respective whitepapers. Alex also serves as an advisor for several other blockchain-tech startups such as Cashaa and RecordGram.