About Me

Portrait_Mark_Cieliebak_smallMark Cieliebak is researcher and lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), with broad experience in algorithm design, software engineering and data analysis.

Education and Career

since 2015 Founder and CEO of SpinningBytes AG, Switzerland
since 2014 Deputy Head of Research Group “Distributed Software Systems” at ZHAW (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Switzerland
2012-2013 Associate Professor (“Dozent”) at ZHAW (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Switzerland
2007 – 2012 Head of IT and Development at Netbreeze GmbH, Switzerland
2005-2007 Software Engineer at sd&m Schweiz AG, Switzerland
2005 Algorithm Designer at Prolim Engineering GmbH, Switzerland
2004 Postdoc at University of Chile
2003 Ph.D. in Computer Science at ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Switzerland
1999 M.Sc. (“Diplom”) in Computer Science, University of Dortmund, Germany

Professional Activities


Email: ciel <INSERT @ HERE> zhaw.ch
Phone: +41 58 934 72 39
Postal Address: ZHAW, School of Engineering, Steinberggasse 13, 8400 Winterthur, Switzerland
Office: TG103, Steinberggasse 13, Winterthur (see map below and this map of ZHAW)

 Header Image

The picture was taken 2004 on Salar de Uyuni, while I was travelling South America with this nice yellow VW camper (called “Piolino”).