Kristi Kristo

[email protected]  •  +355 69 70 100 70  •  Tirane, Albania

Tech passionate with entrepreneurial spirit. 1st website when 11 years old, 1st startup when 19 years old and strongly believer that technology makes our world a better place.


Programming Languages

React.JS, React Native, Node.JS, Objective-C, JavaScript, Java, PHP and played around with also other languages.

iOS Development

Worked for more than 4 years as iOS developer in various projects, startups and companies. Mostly experienced with Objective-C, but also played around with Swift.

React.JS/React Native

Familiar with React.JS and React Native for web and mobile development, and also with tools such as Redux for state management.


Experience with Docker, AWS and other deployment tools.

Project Management

Leading team of developers and delivering high quality products to clients.


Experienced with best UI and UX techniques and approaches


Information Systems and Computer Science @ American University in Bulgaria

September 2010 - May 2014

Turgut Ozal High School

September 2006 - May 2010


Founder @ Softup Solutions | June 2016 - Current

Founded Softup, an outsourcing software development company based in Albania. Managing a team of software engineers, project managers and marketing managers.

Full Stack Engineer @ Ublend Ltd | February 2016 - Current

Leading the mobile team in native development, then shifted to React Native. Also, contributor on backend micro-services and web front-end.

Co-Founder & CTO @ Pomodoro | December 2015 - January 2017

Co-founded a pizzeria that was using technology to deliver pizzas. Build various products from scratch, such as native iOS and Android apps, React Native iOS & Android apps for Management, Delivery Guys, Web app in React.JS, dashboard in React.JS etc. Exited on January 2017, selling all my shares.

iOS Developer @ Flow Health | April 2014 - December 2015

Part of an awesome project and team of engineers, building a product to help solve health care problems in United States. Flow Health is a platform where care teams and patients are gathered, building a patient-centric platform. Built 2 iOS apps and 1 iPad app used by doctors, patients and health care organisations.

Co-Founder @ KIN | February 2014 - August 2014

Started as a class project, ended up winning awards in University Entrepreneurship challenges. Gained interest from various angel investors in Bulgaria. Unfortunately, the team was de-assembled and the project was left behind.

iOS Developer & Backend @ Bueno | Januar 2014 - April 2014

Built an API using Laravel (PHP/MySQL) and also developer iOS app. Bueno was a way to find skiing slopes and connect with your friends that were skiing.

Co-Founder @ Maply | September 2012 - December 2013

Maply was a personal project that started as a senior thesis and ended up into a fully featured social network app.

Web Developer @ American University in Bulgaria SG | January 2011 - May 2014

Worked as a web developer in American University in Bulgaria Student Government, and developed different projects. One of them was the Student Elections, built with CodeIgniter and was used by all the students on production.

Internships @ Alpha Bank, TIMS, Vodafone Albania | Summers 2011 - 2013

Intern in a bank (IT department), government agency (Total Information Management System) and telecommunication company.