Mario Ellebrecht is an independent developer and consultant focusing on telecommunication and navigation/geo applications. His work includes embedded and mobile navigation in the automotive and aviation areas, web mapping and geocoding, internet of things integration platforms, telephone speech recognition applications, and numerous consumer and b2b mobile apps and internet services. In his 20 years in the industry, he has done development, consulting, auditing and interim management for Nokia, Navteq, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, Navigon/Garmin, Deutsche Bahn and various other larger clients and start-ups in Europe. In 2000, Mario co-founded voice recognition platform provider MUNDWERK AG and headed the technical units. Apart from client projects, he is also active as an open source developer, author and speaker.