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Betim Drenica

  • Human – Computer interaction passionate
  • Software architect / full stack developer
  • Mobile & Cloud addicted
  • Analytical nature person

@betimdrenica  www.linkedin.com/in/betim/  https://www.facebook.com/betimdrenica


10 years experience in developing products

  • Databases: MS SQL (2000 – 2014), T-SQL Expert, Oracle (novice)
  • Languages: C#, Java, Objective-C, Swift
  • Desktop: Windows Forms, WPF, Silverlight
  • Data access: Dapper, Entity Framework, NHibernate
  • Web Services: WCF, Web API, ServiceStack
  • Mobile: iOS, Android, Windows Phone


January 2012 – Present, Freelance. My own boss.

May 2013 – Present, Scards. Chief Technology Officer

June 2012 – Present, Altima doo. Team Leader & Software Architect

  • Kosovo Visa Information System

May 2009 – December 2011, Appdec. Chief Technology Officer

  • Developing finance applications in Windows Forms using SQL Server as database.
  • Developing websites in ASP.Net.
  • Developing a game in Windows Presentation Foundation.
  • Developing applications using C# and VB.Net.
  • Developing application’s specifications.

May 2005 – April 2009, Cacttus. Software Developer

  • Developing POS & finance application in Windows Forms using SQL Server as database.
  • Developing web services (in ASP.Net)
  • Developing web sites.

Diplomas & Certs

  • 2009 – Present, Microsoft Certified Trainer
  • 2005, Microsoft Certified Professional
  • 2007Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition)
  • 2007, Microsoft Certified Application Developer
  • 2007Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
  • 2007Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2005
  • 2008Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Business Intelligence Development
  • 2008Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator on SQL Server 2005
  • 2008Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate
  • 2008Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Developer on SQL Server 2005
  • 2012Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Silverlight 4, Development
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  • 2008, Prishtina, Kosovo, Microsoft Tech UpdateWhat’s new in SQL Server 2008
  • 2010, Prishtina, Kosovo, Microsoft Tech UpdateWhat’s new in .Net 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010
  • 2011, Prishtina, Kosovo, Microsoft Tech DaysWhat’s new in SQL Server 2011  Denali CTP1
  • 2011, Prishtina, Kosovo, Prishtina BarcampWindows Phone 7
  • 2012, Tirana, Albania, Microsoft Tech DaysTake a ride on Metro Application Platform
  • 2012, Prishtina, Kosovo, Microsoft Tech DaysBuilding Windows Phone 7 applications using Windows Azure
  • 2013Helsinki, Finland, MCT EU Summit – Relation between daily work and teaching / MCT

Community activities

  • ALSSUG – Albanian SQL Server User Group, founder, member
  • ALNUG – Albanian .Net User Group, founder, leader


Albanian – mother tongue
English – fluent


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