Ali Ok

I am a software engineer who enjoys building things.

I am in Istanbul.

I am a Red Hatter (as of August 2016).

I work on computer linguistics, various algorithms and on an MMO game in my free time.

I enjoy sharing my work in Github.

I am in Twitter aliok_tr

I am an Apache committer.

Feel free to contact me : aliok (AT) apache (DOT) org.

My day-job summary as of March 2016

  • I started working for Veripark in Istanbul in 2008
  • I did several e-banking mobile-banking projects there for 2 years
  • I contributed to PrimeFaces and Apache MyFaces during that time
  • I was chosen to Google Summer of Code by Apache and I became a committer
  • I found a new job in Switzerland with the help of my open source activities
  • @Innflow AG, Zurich:
    • 2010 - 2011: UI development remotely in Istanbul
    • 2011 - 2014 : Relocation to Zurich; product development in a vertical manner (UI+Core+DB+Ops)
    • 2014 - 2016 : Scrum master for product development team; developer in various customer projects
  • Then I relocated back to Istanbul and joined Red Hat in August 2016
  • @Red Hat:

My side track as of March 2016

  • 2010 : Google Summer of Code with Apache
  • 2010 - 2012 : Apache MyFaces and PrimeFaces
  • 2012 - 2014 : NLP project (TRNLTK); learnt various NLP, machine learning and probabilistic graph model algorithms
  • 2013 - 2015 : Hybrid web apps, text segmentation, and many other things
  • 2015 - present : Ontology for scientific domains, an MMO game and many other fun things