Karina Popova, M.Sc. has a wide educational background in Informatics, Economics and Geospatial Technologies, and deep technical experience.
Mrs. Popova works as DevOps - System Engineer Lead at LINK Mobility GmbH, a German messaging aggregator and provider of reliable and secure mobile services via different channels, e.g., SMS or Facebook Messenger, that enable companies to communicate with customers in a simple way.
This year Karina has mainly been working on a network-independent SIM card "wherever SIM", providing a new solution for IoT projects and enabling users to achieve the best possible GSM coverage for their devices.
She has confident communication and leadership skills across different levels, developed through international professional interaction and engagements with representatives of various government institutions and companies using agile environment across the world. Her social responsibility and communicative competence are demonstrated in the organization of professional networks, events and conferences. At the same time she gained public speaking skills through frequent academic presentations, workshops (GEO-C Workshop, Workshops in the Delegation of the European Union 2013-2016 and DevIT 2016) and participation as a speaker at IoT and DevOps conferences (Geomundus 2013-2015, IoTSlam 2016, DevTalks 2016 and Voxxed 2016).