Profile - Chris Dumke - Mergd Consulting

Chris started Mergd Consulting in 2003 as an Internet development and strategy consultancy. Next to presentations on Ruby on Rails at Barcamps (Barcamp Waterloo) in Ontario, Canada, he organizes the Media in Transition Conference.

Chris worked in 2002 as a Search Engineer at Definiens AG in Munich, Germany, where he constructed a large financial ontology (semantic network) together with CTO Juergen Klenk and presented to company founder Nobel physicist Gerd Binnig.

From 1999 until 2002 he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for International Economics at University of Munich on the largest European survey of Foreign Direct Investment in Eastern Europe. Chris has a degree in Economics from University of Munich and is currently pursuing a Masters degree at University of Waterloo, Canada.


(Source: Media in Transition 2007)