Recep Guzel

Chief Technology Advisor

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Recep Güzel is a seasoned software developer with over a decade of experience in the tech industry, specializing in developing robust and innovative software solutions. Currently based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Güzel has carved out a niche for himself, particularly in the realms of Microsoft technologies, including Azure, Machine Learning, and the Entity Framework, alongside a strong proficiency in C#. His career is distinguished by a commitment to excellence, continuous learning, and the application of cutting-edge technologies to solve complex problems. Güzel’s educational background laid a strong foundation for his career.

Güzel’s professional journey began in September 2004 at DATAMARKET, where he served as a Software Developer. This role marked the beginning of an illustrious career that would see him contribute to various organizations across different capacities. His early career was characterized by a rapid progression and a thirst for tackling challenging projects. From May 2006 to May 2007, he was a Software Developer at IKS Innovative Solutions, where he began to make his mark in the software development industry.

In October 2005, Güzel embarked on an entrepreneurial venture as a co-owner of Abaküs Bilişim Hizmetleri, which provided him with firsthand experience in business management and software product development. Over the years, Güzel’s career trajectory took him to notable companies such as Triodor Software BV, MD Info, and Biltim Bilgisayar, where he deepened his expertise in software development. His role as a Senior Application Developer at Turkcell Global Bilgi and later at Digiturk in Istanbul allowed him to work on high-profile projects, further solidifying his reputation as a skilled developer.

In May 2018, Güzel took on the role of Principal Investigator at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, which not only showcased his leadership abilities but also his commitment to advancing the field of software development through research and innovation. Since June 2019, Güzel has been a Software Developer at Smart & Biggar in Ottawa, where he continues to leverage his extensive experience and technical prowess to contribute to the firm’s success.

Before joining Smart & Biggar, Recep Güzel lent his expertise to NEO-Project.Consulting.During his tenure at NEO-Project.Consulting, Recep Güzel significantly contributed to the development of the NEO-Project Toolbox, an innovative Excel add-in designed to enhance project management efficiency. Güzel’s involvement in this project underscores his ability to leverage his software development expertise to create practical solutions that address specific industry needs, enhancing project team productivity and communication​.

Recep Güzel has taken on the role of Chief Technology Advisor for NEO-Project.Consulting, focusing on guiding the company’s future innovation projects. In this capacity, he plays a pivotal role in steering the development of advanced project management tools and technologies. His work included efforts on NEO-Project Technical for schedule analysis, NEO-Project Reporting for streamlined project reporting, NEO-Project Linear S. for visualizing sequential tasks over geographical areas, and NEO-Project C.AI, which leverages AI to offer insights into project management. These tools are designed to improve scheduling integrity, reporting clarity, and provide data-driven decision support for project management professionals.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Güzel maintains corporate web applications and services. He also assists companies in automating their manual processes, thereby reducing employees’ workload and providing them with extra time to focus on innovative tasks. His contributions to the tech community are not limited to his day-to-day work; he also extends his support by mentoring aspiring developers and sharing his knowledge through various platforms.

Recep Güzel stands out as a dedicated, innovative, and highly skilled software developer whose career is a testament to the power of continuous learning, adaptability, and the relentless pursuit of excellence in the fast-paced and ever-changing tech industry.


  • Microsoft Certified   Azure AI Fundamentals

Education Summary:

  • Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology,
    Mobile application design & development
  • Kadir Has University
    Istanbul - Turkiye
    Computer Science
  • Abant Izzet Baysal University
    Computer Programming

Past Experience Summary:

  • Smart & Biggar
    Software Developer    (June 2019 - Present)     Ottawa, Canada
  • NEO-Project.Consulting
    Software Developer    (October 2018 - June 2019) 
    NEO-Project Toolbox Development   Kanata, Ontario, Canada
  • Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
    Principal Investigator   (May 2018 - December 2018)    Ottawa, Canada
  • Freelance
    Freelance Software Developer     (August 2017 - May 2018)     Ottawa, Canada
  • Digiturk
    Software Developer   (February 2016 - July 2017)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • Turkcell Global Bilgi
    Senior Application Developer   (April 2014 - February 2016)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • Biltim Bilgisayar Hizmetleri
    Software Developer   (July 2011 - March 2014)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • Triodor Software BV
    Senior Application Developer   (January 2008 - July 2011)   Istanbul, Türkiye
  • MD Info
    Senior Developer   (January 2008 - July 2011)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • Oyku Reklam
    Software Developer   (May 2007 - January 2008)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • IKS Innovative Solutions
    Software Developer   (May 2006 - May 2007)     Istanbul, Türkiye
  • Abaküs Bilişim Hizmetleri
    Co Owner   (October 2005 - May 2006)     Istanbul, Türkiye
    Software Developer   (September 2004 - October 2005)     Istanbul, Türkiye

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