Curriculum Vitae

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Personal data

Portrait of Martin Felix Krafft

Dr. Martin Felix Krafft
born on 14 February 1979 in Munich, Germany
committed

Email: cv@martin-krafft.net

Additional means of contact are available on request.

Professional work

Dec 2002 – present
Advisory board member
Medium-sized, international business (1,800 employees, 450 Mio. € turnover)
Industry: construction chemicals, special chemicals
Aug 2002 – present
self-employed
Communications facilitator and mediator in business environments
Security consultant in SME environments
Linux course instructor
Aug 2001 – present
AERAsec GmbH, Hohenbrunn, Germany
Course instructor and network security consultant (freelance)

Education

Oct 2005 – Jun 2010
Sep 2002 – Oct 2005
Teaching and research assistant in artificial intelligence and robotics
Completed additional course work to meet Ph.D. requirements
Aug 1997 – Jun 2001
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
High Honors Bachelor of Arts (computer science / psychology)
Oct 1992 – Jun 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
British A-Level: German, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
Finished third of the class
Sep 1989 – Oct 1992
Sep 1985 – Jul 1989
Grundschule Gauting, Germany

Internships

Aug 1999 – Dec 1999
Intern in artificial intelligence
Research assistant in cognitive robotics
Aug 1999 – Dec 1999
Neuronics AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Intern in software development and customer care/support
May 1999 – Jul 1999
Intact GmbH, Class Group, Starnberg, Germany
Intern in system administration and customer care/support
May 1999 – Jun 1999
Class GmbH, Class Group, Starnberg, Germany
Intern in software development and system administration
May 1998 – Jul 1998
Class GmbH, Class Group, Starnberg, Germany
Intern in software development

Student work

Sep 2000 – May 2001
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Teaching assistant in computer science
Sep 1998 – May 2001
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
User support hard-/software for students and staff
Nov 1997 – Mar 2000
Experts Exchange, LLC, Paso Robles, CA, USA
Online user support hard-/software
Juls 1997, 1996, 1995
Andreae-Noris-Zahn AG, Munich, Germany
Temporary personell in storage and logistics of pharmaceutical trading
Aug 1994 – Jun 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
Temporary personell in user support software

Computer skills

Please refer to my technical profile for information on skill levels.

Operating systems
Debian; GNU/Linux; FAI; NetBSD; Solaris; Mac OS X;
MS Windows (NT 4.0 (MCSE), 2k, XP); Mac OS (7.0 – 9.x)
Administration
Nagios/Icinga; munin; Ansible; Puppet; BackupPC; nsd3; unbound;
postfix; Apache2; Zope/Plone; PostgreSQL; Mailman; squid; OpenLDAP
Linux QoS; iproute2; netfilter; tcpdump;
Cisco IOS; VPN-1; Firewall-1
Programming
C++/Boost; Python; C; sh/awk; Ruby; SQL; XML/XHTML; CSS; VHDL; Perl;
doxygen; gdb; Git; bzr; SVN; CVS;
Design patterns; Policy- and test-driven design; Agile development
Protocols / concepts
Diffie-Hellman; RSA; AES; Serpent; ElGamal; DSA; Blowfish; IKE;
TCP/IP; IPv6; IPsec/VPN; PPP; PPPoE; 802.X; WPA; ATM; FDDI;
Serial interfaces; Protocol design; Multithreading
Applications
vim; LaTeX; OpenOffice.org; Gimp; dia;
Maple; MatLab; Opnet
Robots
Khepera; Pioneer; Magellan; SuperScout

Publications

Jan 2010
A Delphi study of the influences on innovation adoption and process evolution in a large open-source project — the case of Debian
Ph.D. dissertation (available on request)
Jun 2005 – present
Personal web diary ("blog")
Jun 2005
The Debian System—Concepts and Techniques
ISBN 3-937514-07-4, 608 pages, hardcover
Open Source Press, Munich, Germany
translated to 4 languages (de, fr, jp, cn)
Jun 2001
A Neural Optimal Controller Architecture for Wayfinding Behavior
Honors thesis (unpublished, available on request)
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Oct 1999
Identification and Categorization of Components in Composite Logic Gates Using Hierarchical Neural Networks
"Brown Bag" technical report

Social and personal skills

Further experience

Jun 2007 – Aug 2008
Press officer
Nov 2006 – present
Founder, president until Apr 2008, then treasurer
Mar 2005 – Dec 2008
Plone Foundation, Houston, TX, USA
Developer of the Plone content management system
Mar 2005 – Dec 2008
Zope Corporation, Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Developer of the Zope application server
Oct 2002 – Oct 2005
VBC Embrach, Switzerland
Member of the men's volleyball team
Apr 2001 – present
Active developer of the Debian GNU/Linux operating system
Focus on qualilty assurance, security, PR, and workflow issues
Aug 2000 – Jun 2001
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Residential advisor
Aug 1997 – Dec 2000
Swarthmore College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Secretary, PR manager, and member of the men's volleyball team
Sep 1996 – Aug 1998
Team captain of the adolescents' tennis team
Sep 1995 – Jun 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
Student supervisor
Sep 1995 – Jun 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
Team captain of the men's varsity volleyball team
Sep 1995 – Jan 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
Member of the speech and debate team
Sep 1994 – Jun 1997
Munich International School, Percha/Starnberg, Germany
Co-editor of the yearbook
Leisure time
Research (information management, system administration, security); Programming;
Music (passive and active; percussion and guitar, some clarinet);
Sailing; Volleyball; Squash; Alpine sports

Please also take a look at my list of references.

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