Tansel is a computer scientist whose fascination with electronics at age 10 led him to the electronics department of a technical high school. One of his earliest achievements was being tasked with the design and implementation of an entire banking system from scratch. Completing his Master's, Tansel quickly established himself as a project leader, consultant, and trainer for several companies, including NEC, National Mutual, Telecom Australia, National Australia Bank, IBM, and UNISYS. Over his 27-year career, he has worked around the globe and mastered a wide range of languages and systems, from assembly to dynamic languages such as Smalltalk and Ruby, distributed object systems, object persistence engines, fuzzy logic and its integration with objects, and mobile computing.
Tansel has several published papers and has been a speaker in many international conferences and run many tutorials and short courses. He is a reviewer for computingreviews.com, has served as reviewer for the Cambridge University Press, and is listed in reference sources such as “Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering”. He is also a Si-Fu of Wing-Chun Kung-Fu, and a proud father.