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Metin TaskinCEOAirties

After working as a research engineer at the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Taskin continued his career in the United States. First at Hittite Microwave Corporation in Boston MA, designing radar and microwave communications systems and later at Cisco Systems at San José CA.

Working initially on the development of fixed access wireless devices at the Wireless Access BU, Taskin later moved to the Wireless Networking BU of Cisco as a system architect and led a team of 25 engineers that developed BR1410, an IEEE 802.11a compliant Wireless Outdoor Bridge. Taskin received the “Cisco Innovator” award for his success in the design and development of this product.

In 2004, Taskin co-founded AirTies and currently works out of the Paris office as the company’s co- Chief Executive Officer.

Metin Taskin received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul.