Yan Minagawa Community Management & Development Relations & Entrepeneur

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." by Alan Kay





  1. Technical Sales Consultant

    Heinlein - Linux Akademie, Hosting, Consultancy
    from 2013

    Within the startup profitbricks I was responsible to show and shape the unique hosting aproach to customers.

  2. Technical Sales Consultant, Product Managment

    profitbricks - IaaS provider
    2012 - 2013

    Within the startup profitbricks I was responsible to show and shape the unique hosting aproach to customers.

  3. Partner, Product Mananger, Developer

    my2cents - mobile community platform for consumer feedback
    2009 - 2010

    Within the ETH Zurich spin-off , I was managing the development of the website, android client and server infrastructure. I was a leading figure of the german business unit.

  4. Developer Relations, API Evangelist

    moviepilot - web portal, recommendation platform & community for movie lovers
    2009 - 2010

    I was responsible for documenting and publishing the data-API, cooperating with companies and independent programmers who work with the API, promoting the company and API at developer events and conferences, reporting results and feedback to the managing directors.

  5. Partner, Worker

    telekommunisten - worker‘s owned cooperation selling communication products
    since 2006

    I worked on conception, planning and development of “dialstation” – a international telephony system including a restful ruby on rails backend and php zend client.

  6. Consultant for developer relations

    Immobilienscout24 - real estate portal on the German-speaking internet

    I supported immobilienscout24 by in conducting a developer contest for android applications using their API.

  7. It consultant

    Büro Michael Schöbel - label and artist management
    since 2006

    I did planning and setup office it-infrastructure, developed website for artist management and several websites for artists.

  8. System Architect

    multicult 2.0 - Berlin based intercultural radio station

    Planing and setting up a radio streaming service and integration with website.

  9. Consultant, Advisor

    twig - Berlin-based design-agency for web- and print solutions
    since 2005

    I maintain the agency web- and mailserver. I realized several web-projects for agency clients.

  10. Headdeveloper

    mict international - media development organization for the Middle East & Northern Africa
    2007 - 2008

    I realized „Iraqiscope“, a ruby on rails based video-portal for movies from independent iraqi movie makers.


ancient & recent & future technologies, hacking & fabbing, radio, transport revolution

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