Our trainers are hand-picked to offer the most up-date courses. These trainers are commercially active in their specific fields. They are a great resource for the latest happenings in their industry.
With ICK trainings and certifications you will be ready to offer your skills as a professional to companies in-and-out of Kosovo.
Social Media Strategist, Trainer and Consultant. Owner at Hallakate - Social Media Agency
Valon has more than:
+5 years of experience in the Social Media ecosystem
+2.5 years on News Media organizations
+9 years of experience in the Business ICT sector
+200 people trained on Social Media topics
Valon helps organizations and individuals build their audience and presence online through:
- Internet and social media marketing strategies for businesses,organizations and individuals to increase their overall reach,
- Content strategy and content distribution
- Social media coaching and training
- Social media analytics
- Strategic Consulting
- and Web analytics
Agron Hajzeraj is AutoCAD 2013 Certified Professional, Msc of Civil Engineering, an experienced CAD Lecturer with more than 13 years of experience lecturing in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the University of Prishtina. His primary focus is IT, especially Computer Aided Design (CAD), which he has been using since its early versions in 1988. Agron has trained more than 1,800 students and over 560 engineers (65% architects, 20% Civil Engineers, 15% Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Surveyor Engineers, etc.). Agron also has experience in PR and advanced methods of lecturing and presentations and also great knowledge of the hardware.
Expertise: Civil Engineering & Architecture
Lecturing in: AutoCAD LT 2013 Fundamentals & AutoCAD 3D Drawing & Modeling
Tahir Hoxha is a well-known professional in design oriented training and application development in PHP. He has been working in many tech related projects and has vast experience in lecturing/training. Tahir has experience in office applications, database management, web design applications and networking.
Expertise: Web & Application Development
Lecturing in: Web Design & PHP7 Web Application
His colorful soul strolls within many books, humans and countries for more than 10 years. His works have been floating around, resembling master pieces hung-up in a dimly-light room of a smart/curious child. His academic degree in architecture equips him with the edgy, sharp and bold lines for the shapes that he creates.
As the founder and creative director of the projectGRAPHICS studio since 2002, his works continue to steadily pile on, building his artistic prowess.
Leart Zogjani is a graduated graphic designer, continuing his master degree studies in the same field. He has also finished his studies in visual effects at Animation Mentor under the mentorship of Hollywood professors as well as done some of his schooling in Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Further on he is the founder of Kokrra, a motion graphics and animation studio in Kosovo. As a motion graphics artist he has had the chance to work on ads and videos for different national and international companies and products. So far, his work has been published in: Motion Graphics Served (part of the Behance network – Adobe), Maxon (the makers of Cinema4D) gallery, PC World (Italy), Mac World (Italy) etc. His work has also been featured in several collective and personal exhibitions in Paris and Prishtina. With his previous company, he has designed “The Highland Lute”, an award winning game in Global Startup Battle, AppCamp Prishtina, Honorable mention in AppCamp Skopje etc. while having also worked on movie VFX for the New Zeland company Zodiac Entertainment.
Now he continues his work with Kokrra.
Expertise: Graphic Design
Lecturing in: Motion Graphics for Broadcast
Drinor Selmanaj is a lecturer, entrepreneur and information security specialist from Kosovo.
He has spent his years consulting, auditing, and hardening IT-infrastructures in companies and organizations across the region.
As a lecturer, he has established a Penetration Testing programme at ICK which seeks to hone the skills of young technology enthusiasts looking into entering the field of cybersecurity.
His entrepreneurial spirit led him to found a software development company called “Hello World!” centered around creating secure and highly functional digital products for local companies and businesses.
He is the CTO and co-founder of “Sentry L.L.C” - one of the first companies in Kosovo to regionally offer products and an extensive list of services in information security.
As a citizen of Kosovo and a member of various hacker communities, Drinor is able to see both the needs of legitimate businesses as well as the needs of a darker digital underground.
Besi started making his career working in commercials and feature films as Visual Effects Artist. He has participated in many forms of production in feature films in Hollywood Film Industry. His involvement goes beyond many forms when it comes to Hollywood Film Industry. With his cohesive vision and creativity he was invited to work on commercials for major companies such as: Nike, Alfa Romeo, Infiniti, Muppets, TMZ etc. Also he worked in feature films: Transformers 4, Ara, I Survived a Zombie Holocaust, Alone etc. He has worked as 3d generalist artist with some films as VFX Supervisor. Beside the film work he also has teaching career in Universities here in Kosovo teaching 3d Animation and Motion Graphics.
A software engineer who loves clean code and bringing great applications to the world.
Ahmet Murati is graduated in Computer Science and Engineering at UBT. He has worked in various companies and as a freelancer in projects ranging from commercial applications, web applications and Embedded Systems, Scrum Methodology.
Rinor Bytyçi graduated “Computer Science” at the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, continuing his Master Studies in “Internet Technology and Architecture” at the “EIT Digital Master School”, earning him a double degree in Master of Science from two European Universities.After returning to Kosovo, he Co-Founded “Appbites”, a Software Development company, operating in Prishtina, specializing in Mobile and Web App Development.His focus is in building Mobile Application for the IOS Platform, using the Swift Programming Language.Currently, he continues to work at “Appbites”.
Expertise: Mobile and Web App development
Lecturing in: React JS and IOS App Development
Hazim Misini is Engineer of Math. He works as Instructor in TICK. Previus experience includes: teaching assistant at Faculty of Maths and Natural sciences at the University of Prishtina and has more 15 year experience in software engineer local companies and international companies.
Fesal Baxhaku is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Sheffield, Department of Computer Science. He works as a lecturer at the faculty of Computer Science in the University of Prizren and trainer in Abacus Group. Previous experience includes: Teaching assistant at Faculty of Maths and Natural sciences at the University of Pristina and has several years of experience as a software developer at local companies. Time to time he is involved in individual commercial applications as a freelancer.
Arianit Pajaziti is a software engineer, lecturer and entrepreneur. He has always been involved in projects in the field of Information Technology. Arianit holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Antwerp. He completed his studies as an Erasmus scholarship grantee with Distinction. Arianit is always in pursuit of knowledge, and new opportunities. Recently he attended a Professional Certificate in Information Technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago as a USAID scholar.
Currently he works at Appbites, a company he founded and is specialized in Mobile and Web App development. He is specialized in Android mobile apps development.
Art is not just a hobby. It is not just a way to express yourself and to impress peoples eyes. Art is life. And Life is everywhere.
Knowing this, it is very easy for me to be an artist, because inspiration follows me as I follow life.Todays modernized digital art has as many possibilities as there are stars in the universe, so you could say I am an explorer in the universe of digital art.However I choose possibilities carefully, as I mix pure brain creativity with the very simplicity of life, resulting to minimalistic branding with complex feelings.I do branding for companies the same way I do life: with a grandiose smile on my face. I welcome anyone that is interested in positive business and fun jobs. Click here for more.
More than 9 years’ experience in the analysis, design and development mainly on top of T24 core banking system. Experience includes analysis of business requirements, legacy code refactoring, bugs/issues fixing, code review, code optimization, local changes, migrations and also technical documentation/solutions. Result oriented and fast learning capability in any new technology.
As a cybersecurity company Sentry helps in empowerment of your cyber resilience and defense in every aspect of your business operations by assisting, protecting, and fortifying your critical infrastructure. Sentry cybersecurity aims to upgrade your internal capabilities through training, 24/7 response, and specialized expertise.
Developer with broad skills set and architecture awareness with more than 20 years’ experience in design and development of client/server, web based and n-tier applications. Extensive experience on windows applications as well as web applications, windows services, web services and similar.
Expert in C#, Web API, ASP.NET Core, SOLID Principles, TDD, DDD, Design Patterns, SQL Server, MongoDb, Microservices. Conversant in NodeJs, CQRS, CQS, ASP MVC, Angular, Oracle, EventSourcing, ElasticSearch .
Dynamic team player with the ability to rapidly analyse situations and quickly reassess priorities to yield required results in a high-pressure work environment.
Consistent demeanour under varying pressure loads, representing a consistent front to less experienced team members and presenting a role model for junior employees.
Ability to resolve customer requirements into achievable goals. Extensive experience of object orientated paradigms. Extensive experience of the creation of flexible distributed system architectures.
Business Engineer with 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Switzerland, mainly in roles involved with Operational Excellence. Now 25 years old, he moved to Switzerland from Kosovo at an age of 17.
In the past years, he has been in charge of leading supply chain improvement projects and develops leadership elements from Lean and SixSigma in production and customer services for ThermoFisher Scientific. Besides his role In Operational Excellence, he’s completing his Bachelor Degree in Business Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences with the major in Business Mathematics (Data Science).
Taulant is a designer with more than 10 years of experience in Web and Graphic Design, focused on User Interface and User Experience Design. Taulant has worked as UI Designer in various industries for local and global clients/startups from San Francisco, Norway, Germany, Switzerland and lately in the Czech Republic.
He is a Co-founder and User Interface & User Experience designer of a design studio called Bubrrecat. Together with his team, he built several innovative products including web apps, native apps and complex websites. Taulant used to teach private classes he held in 2012.
Granit Doshlaku is a SEO/SEM passionate person obsessed with results. He has been in Search Marketing world for more than 6 years.
Specialties: Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click Advertising, Content Marketing, Affiliate Marketing.
Co-Founder & Head of Search at Manaferra Search Marketing & Development Agency Certified Lecturer @ Digital Marketing Institute.
You can learn more about him on his Personal Blog or Follow him on Twitter
Agnesa is a passionate game designer and developer, specializing in system design currently acting as a Creative Director for BlueSockStudios. Having completed her master studies in Game Development in UCF’s FIEA Academy with a strong background on Computer Science, she worked on EA Sports’ NBA Live 2018 with the EA Tiburon team. Coming back to Kosovo to contribute to the local gaming industry, she and her team at ZombieSoup L.L.C. released multiple small to medium-scale games built for VR, mobile and PC platforms. Now, Agnesa continues to work in the gaming industry locally and internationally, with the mission of laying the grounds of this industry in Kosovo.
Senior Android/Flutter Developer
Ardian Grezda, MSc in Computer Science from King’s College London. Ardian Grezda has over 10 years experience in the following programming languages: C++, C#, Python, Visual Basic, ASP.net, etc. He has also experience in database design, implementation and administration in SQLServer, Oracle, mysql. He has 7 years experience as a lecturer from University of Prishtina, mainly in computer science related subject. Ardian has 3 years experience in teaching subject of data analysis and visualization using Python programming language as a tool.
Expertise: Programming, Databases, Data Analysis
Lecturing in: Python programming
Entor Arifi is a software engineer and tech enthusiast experienced in working with different languages and technologies. Entor has a passion for programming, algorithms, microservices and containerization. He is also very resourceful working with UNIX, databases and networking. Entor has been working on projects for international clients and specializes in API design and Full Stack development.
Muhidin XHEZAIRI is an experienced video editor, having been actively involved in video production industry for over two decades. He has cooperated with many local media houses, creating and developing multimedia content for news, documentaries, advertisement, etc. His expertise in video production includes all phases: recording, assembling recorded raw material, editing, post-processing and production of a finished product for broadcasting.
He is also an outstanding photographer as well as a professional camera operator. He has earned MBA degree from The University of Sheffield with a concentration in Marketing
Leke graduated with a master’s degree in Telecommunications and Computer Science engineering at INSA-Lyon. After returning to Kosovo, he specialized in video game development and design, eventually founding his game studio Blackout Softworks, and soon after creating the Kosovo Game Developers association. Leke has expertise working on hypercasual-genre games through his collaborations with publishers Voodoo and Poki.
Mentor Pajaziti is a database administrator and developer as well as lecturer. Mentor holds a Master’s Degree in Computers and Telecommunications from University of Prishtina. He also has many certifications and titles, such as: MCP, MCDBA, MCITP, MCTS. Mentor has more than 10 years of work experience working on variety projects related to IT infrastructure and solutions in Microsoft systems, VMware virtualization, and other systems for small, medium, or large companies. Currently he works at Ipko Telecommunications as well as at Probit Academy.
Fuad Miftari is a Motion Designer, with over 10 years of experience. Working mainly in the broadcast industry, he has had the opportunity to work with different local and international design agencies and media. Apart from working full time, he also loves teaching Motion Design, while never stopping learning for himself.
Fuad now works for Convey, a London based design studio.
Expertise: Motion Design
Lecturing in: 2D and 3D Motion Design
Labinot Bajrami is a software engineer and entrepreneur. He have more than 4 years experience building Mobile App’s and creating solutions for companies in EU and in USA. Labinot holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the Riinvest College.He has a passion for programming, augmented reality, entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence. Currently he works at SyncLab, a company he founded, as a Mobile App Developer.
Qëndrim Krasniqi, Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Sehir University. Over 3 years experience as Python Developer and Machine Learning Engineer and over 1 year experience as Python Programming Teacher.
Benjamin is CEO & Founder of Growzillas. He is a digital marketing expert with +7 years in Digital Marketing.
He worked and gained his experience in various local and international companies including H&M sub-brand Ivyrevel, as the most prominent brand, where he served as Digital Marketing Consultant. As of 2018, Benjamin started sharing his experience by lecturing on Digital Marketing in multiple prominent local institutions, having certified +250 people so far.
Abdullah Hasani is Prishtina based Graphic Designer and founder of Honedon creative agency, with over 10 Years of experience in creative field. Abdullah has helped build brand identities and promotional material for local and international businesses as well as advertising campaigns and digital products for corporate companies. Abdullah has a wide creative background, he studied in Faculty of Visual Arts and has bachelor degree in Graphic Design.
Butrint Komoni is a senior Cybersecurity Engineer and Executive Director of VOID | International, an international company with expertise on the Cybersecurity field.
Butrint has a significant experience regarding the Cybersecurity dimension which engages on both the Offensive and Defensive side. He has also engaged on different sectors of the economy as well as the public sector to provide security and availability to critical environments.
Partin Pruthi is a legal expert specialized in the legal aspects of Information Technology, Finance, and Data Protection. His focus is particularly suited to the Cybersecurity sector, since its a combination of his experience. Partin has advised many Kosovo startups and companies to streamline their operations and minimize their legal risk.
Elvin has more than 14 years of working experience with designing, managing, and improving performance of Information Systems in various institutions. Before joining the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo, where he is engaged since March 2019 as an IT Auditor, he worked for almost three years at the National Audit Office as an IT Audit Consultant and conducted a number of Information Systems Audits for governmental institutions and provided recommendations on improving their systems. Prior to that, for almost ten years, he was engaged as an Information and Communication Technology Expert by various projects supported by USAID, mainly for the Treasury of Kosovo.
Elvin holds a Master Certificate in IT Leadership, Innovation and Governance, from Illinois Institute of Technology, from Chicago, and underwent through numerous professional certificates such as: Certified as Information Systems Auditor (CISA) by ISACA, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in IT Service Management, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) completed in TRIOS College-Toronto, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); and completed several additional courses related to IT Project Management, IT Systems Security and CyberSecurity. He loves sharing his knowledge, mentoring and delivering courses related to his expertise. Occasionally, he writes various articles and blogs related to his expertise, and is active on social media.
He can be reached at: linkedin.com/in/elvinmala
Egzona has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and has been working in the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) field for more than 2 years now. Currently, she is working at the SEO-focused digital marketing agency - Manaferra - as an SEO Specialist. Alongside that, she has also been lecturing and mentoring internally within the company and externally in various digital local events (such as the UBT Summer Academy).
Roland has 5 years of experience in digital marketing and specializes in Google Ads. Throughout those 5 years, he has set up and optimized hundreds of Google ad accounts for companies in countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, UK, USA, France, Albania and Kosovo.
Durmish is experienced software engineer with more than 12 years of experience in software development. Focused mainly on open source tech stack. An interesting career in sound and image processing. Enthusiastic, with a high interest in technology megatrends such as numerical analysis and big data.”
Burim is Software Engineer with broad skills set and architecture awareness with more than 20 years’ experience in design and development of client/server, web based and n-tier applications. Extensive experience on windows applications as well as web applications, windows services, web services and similar.
Experienced in C#, Web API, ASP.NET Core, TDD, DDD, CQRS, CQS, EventSourcing, Microservices, SOLID Principles, SQL Server, MongoDb, ASP MVC, Angular, Oracle, ElasticSearch, Microsoft Azure(PaaS, IaaS, Saas, Caas), Microsoft Azure AKS, Docker.
CTO and Founder of Appstellar now. He has co-founded a few other companies (Worksense, Spartansoft) and CTOed a few others (MonoChain, Solaborate, CREA-KO). He’s been in the industry for 16+ years with the current focus on cloud infrastructure.
Rinor Jahaj is a Wordpress developer with more than 7 years of experience in design oriented training and application development in PHP. Rinor has worked as a Front-End, Wordpress Developer, Project Manager in various industries for local and global clients/startups. He works as a Product Manager in Kosovajob and a Senior Wordpress developer in NomadConsulting
Graduated with master’s and bachelor degree in Mathematics at University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”. Specialized in training and curriculum development in STEM fields. Supervised students in international project competitions in STEM fields. More than 6+ teaching experience in mathematics, robotics and coding. Currently working as data scientist.
Her expertise in project management is related to the following topics: Business development, EU integration process, circular migration, asylum seekers and refugees, conflict studies and peace research, media relations.
She have been involved as Project Coordinator for the project GET START: challenges always come before solutions, ERASMUS +, KA2 – Strategic Partnerships for adult education
2016–1–IT02–KA204 024349 (best practices on reception and integration).
Actually she is involved as Project expert for public bodies and the private sector.
Frank Turley is a project management author, speaker, and adviser, with more than 16 years of experience in project management.
Frank’s mission it to change the way the world learns and practices project management. He does this through practical PM trainings with P3.express, sharing training material, sample projects, and highlight the more important PM techniques.
He is a regular speaker at PM events on topics such as PM skills and making it easy for people to get started in project management, gain skills and picking up PM experience. He also suggests volunteering as the best way to open yourself up to gaining these skills, as this is working for many people.
Lead Cloud/DevOps Engineer at Appstellar
Over the past 3 years as a DevOps Engineer, Fabian has earned multiple certifications such as AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional, HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate, and CKA: Certified Kubernetes Administrator. Apart from leading and mentoring the Appstellar DevOps team and working with clients, he’s also involved in efforts to grow the local DevOps community by writing educational content and contributing as a DevOps trainer at ICK and internal Appstellar workshops.
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