Ismet Koyun

Founder & CEO, KOBIL

Over 30 Years of Experience

"Getting the Best out of
Technology is the Art"

Under this motto, Kobil seeks to
satisfy its demanding clients

KOBIL History

1986

A vision is born

Ismet Koyun founds KOBIL GmbH with an initial focus on PC and data security.

1994

Making a mark

KOBIL starts developing chip card terminals and begins offering a range of class 1-3 readers. The company successfully sells its own developments:

  • Double Power Supply Unit
  • VESA Local Bus
  • Secure PCs

Deutsche Telekom introduces KOBIL B1 smart card terminals at every workstation.

1996

A world first

KOBIL develops and introduces two new authentication and PKI solutions:

  • KOBIL SecOVID
  • KOBIL Smart Key

It also receives the first patent ever related to digital signatures.

2001

External recognition

As the first class 3 smart card terminal in Germany, the KOBIL KAAN Professional receives a ZKA (Central Credit Committee) certification. The KOBIL KAAN Professional 2003 e-banking department also begins its operations.

2003

Prime ministerial visits

KOBIL receives DIN EN ISO 9001 certification for organizational quality.

Elsewhere, our e-banking department launches and KOBIL moves to a new company headquarters officially opened by the prime minister of Rhineland-Palatinate Kurt Beck.

Finally, KOBIL mIDentity is launched. It is the world\'s first installation-free smart card terminal for mobile business and banking applications.

2005

Award-winning leadership

KOBIL founder Ismet Koyun receives an award for innovative management from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rhenish Hesse.

DATEV starts marketing mIDentity as a strong authentication device for lawyers and tax consultants.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates references the positive impact of mIDentity during a speech in Munich on internet security.

2009

European growth

The European Multimedia Forum awards KOBIL with the platinum European Seal of E-Excellence.

Société Générale in France starts implementing mIDentity, SwissSign relies on innovative KOBIL mIDentity technology, and Savingsbank Sparkasse Worms-Alzey-Ried becomes one of the first to roll out KOBIL's chipTAN device.

Valiant Bank and Hypothekarbank Lenzburg become the latest Swiss bank to use KOBIL\'s mIDentity solution for secure authentication in e-banking.

2012

International advances

KOBIL introduces of application security technology (AST) and receives its first international awards.

2014

Management expansion

KOBIL's management is expanded to reflect its new international strategy, while our product portfolio continues to grow from AST to mIDentity.

2016

Secure communications

Work begins on our secure communication platform, including mChat, mSign and mBusiness:

  • Chat: compliant, confidential and encrypted messaging
  • Sign: e-signature technology to sign anything, without lifting a pen
  • Business: the most effective way to build, test and deploy business process flows
2019

More groundbreaking progress

KOBIL develops signPod, the world's first online transaction verification device with a m2m eSim card for worldwide internet connectivity. It combines the strongest UX with the highest security transaction verification hardware on the market.

2020

New cloud solutions

After years of development to ensure the highest possible security, KOBIL releases mIDentity, the cloud platform that enables companies to build their own super app.

2021

In collaboration with:

Innovation
Board

Onboard in a space where innovative unlimited thoughts come in life. Systematic investigation and studies from well known scientists. Use the force of innovation!

Prof. Dr. H.C
Johannes Buchmann
Professor Emeritus of TU Darmstadt

Is a worldwide-known computer scientist and mathematician. He is one of the founders of post-quantum cryptography, one of the big challenges in modern cryptography. In 1993, he received the Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation, the most prestigious German scientific award. Subsequently, he received several other honours for his work in number theory, cryptography, and IT security. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the German Academy of Technical Sciences Acatech.

Prof. Dr.
Farinaz Koushanfar
Professor in University of California San Diego

Is helping to develop solutions for the next generation of embedded secure devices. As a co-founder and co-director of the UCSD Center for Machine-Integrated Computing and Security, she has received several awards and honors for her research, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Obama.

Prof. Dr. Ing.
Ahmad Reza Sadeghi
Head of Cyber Security of TU Darmstadt

Is a computer scientist and head of the System Security Lab in TU Darmstadt. He is a "fighter" for privacy protecting cryptographic systems, leading several international research and development projects on design and implementation of trustworthy computing platforms, security hardware, and cryptographic privacy-protection. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious Karl Heinz Beckurts Prize. He has also been honored with several other awards.

Prof. Dr. Ing.
Alexandra Dmitrienko
Professor Emeritus of TU Darmstadt

Is the head of Secure Software Systems Research Group at the University of Würzburg and a computer scientist focused on software security, mobile security and privacy, IoT security, and the security of decentralized systems. After completing her PhD (with distinction) on security and privacy aspects of mobile platforms and applications, she received an Intel Doctoral Student Honor Award.

Dr.
Soner Canko
International Management in Banking

Is a Turkish businessperson known for his career in international management, especially in banking. Dr. Canko graduated from Istanbul University's Faculty of Political Sciences before completing both his master's and doctorate degree at Istanbul University's Faculty of Economics. He has been successful leader for many international companies over the course of his career.

Technology
never stops.
Why should we?

Collaborating with the highest ranked Research Universities, gives KOBIL the advantage to be always proactive when it comes to technology and business solutions. Stay updated!

The Technische Universität Darmstadt (official English name Technical University of Darmstadt), commonly known as TU Darmstadt, is a research university in the city of Darmstadt, Germany.

Julius-Maximilians - (Universität Würzburg) is a public research university in Würzburg, Germany.

The University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego or, colloquially, UCSD) is one of the world's leading public research universities located in San Diego, California.

Unlock your
career at
KOBIL

Grow with us and take your professional life to the next level..

Join a
winning
team

Welcome to KOBIL, where talent and determination go hand-in-hand with teamwork, positivity and ongoing development. Are you ready to advance your career at the cutting-edge of security technology?

Exciting Futures

KOBIL's next-gen digital identity and data security technology leads the world. Now you can help to shape our future, working on pioneering research and development as part of our drive to deliver only the strongest, safest products to our clients.

Global Outlook

Joining KOBIL puts you on the map. You'll work with global corporations and face challenges beyond most ordinary employees. And your work will impact millions of people every day, making life safer and easier for citizens of every continent.

Ongoing Education

Your professional development is key to our collective success. That's why we work to provide constant training and knowledge transfer opportunities. When you improve, we all improve. So it's never just about KOBIL growing. It's about you, too.

Life at
KOBIL

Can you think independently while still working as part of a world-class team? Do you find solutions where others just see problems? At KOBIL, you'll be challenged every day. But you'll also grow.

Stronger Prospects

KOBIL's next-gen digital identity and data security technology leads the world. Now you can help to shape our future, working on pioneering research and development as part of our drive to deliver only the strongest, safest products to our clients.

International Mindsets

KOBIL's next-gen digital identity and data security technology leads the world. Now you can help to shape our future, working on pioneering research and development as part of our drive to deliver only the strongest, safest products to our clients.

Dedicated Learning

KOBIL's next-gen digital identity and data security technology leads the world. Now you can help to shape our future, working on pioneering research and development as part of our drive to deliver only the strongest, safest products to our clients.

Current
Vacancies

Germany:
  1. IT Security and Privacy Assistant​
  2. Application Security Engineer​
  3. C++ Developer (design, architecture) (m/f/d)
  4. IT Consultant
  5. IT Project Manager​
Turkey:
  1. Business Development Director​
  2. Project Lead​
  3. Technical Product Manager- Recent College Graduate
  4. Software Engineer- Recent College Director
  5. ​Budget & Reporting Specialist​
  6. Business Analyst
  7. Chief People Officer
  8. Flutter Engineer
  9. Technical Recruiter
  10. Director/Sr. Manager of Software Development

Contact mail: Jobs@kobil.com