Director of Technology
As Director of technology, I am responsible from closely monitoring tech practices and software development processes of the venture in the growth phase (Clark, Elinvar, Pair), I also manage the technological health of the ventures in the `build` phase (Perseus, Infinitec Solutions, Beesy). This is achieved by :
Hiring the right talent for various positions (Engineering Lead, CTO)
Establish a reporting scheme to ensure best practices are in place
Keep track of the technical debt and the plans for addressing them
Additional help to build hiring pipeline
As part of my Director of Technology role at Finleap, I have stepped in as interim CTO for Perseus GmbH in order to restructure the tech team, build the adequant arhitecture and implement a reliable solution for their cyber security solution.
Team is reduced to 8 from 15 while increasing the cycle time up to %150
Introduced k8s as orchestration of services and tasks with helm to manage deployment which are executed by dedicated gitlab runners
Migrated the team from feaute branch based development into an 'almost' trunk based development
CTO in residence
Joined FinLeap's venture development team as CTO in residence. Designed, planned, recruited and developed a new stealth venture to digitize Customer Care platforms by building fully compliant agent/bot infrastracture using machine learning, lean design and artificial intelligence tools.The product developped is still being used internally by various Finleap ventures
Co-founded and developed Turkey's first mobile payment platform, Ödeal İşyerim. Ödeal İşyerim allows registered businesses to accept credit card payments with the free app without having any hidden costs. Platform has acquired more than 20.000 paying customers and is leading Turkey in in-store mobile payments.
Startup Istanbul 2014 Finalist
LeWeb 2014 Startup Finalist
Recived the highest first round investment in Turkey [http://webrazzi.com/2015/03/11/sanko-online-mobil-odeme-sistemi-odeal-yatirim/]
Senior Software Developer/Co-founder
Joined Mobilike, one of the leading Mobile Advertising Company in Turkey, as the Mobile Applications Lead as they manage 80+ mobile applications developed by various 3rd parties.I was responsible from coordinating the development/integration process and als from development of the advertising and analytics SDK, Makina (later rebranded to 'seamless'). After working with many 3rd party applications, developed SaaS framework Handsomet oo address common issues of the mobile development. A new company called `Nomad Commerce` was created which is focued on building Hansome backed-up mobile applications. Successfully developed two commercial applications (Yellow Medya and Cobone) on three platforms (iOS, Android, WinPhone) and a quiz application(Know now!) using Handsome framework with a team of five.
Makina ad framework (later renamed to `seamless`)
Know Now! quizz iOS app
Handsome Framework (later open sourced under the name Lembas and Cortex[http://nomadcommerce.com/#cortex])
Yellow Pages Turkey iOS/Android application
Senior Software Developer
I was hired as developer #2 at Pozitron and started working on the current J2ME framework which -still- empowers İşCep, Bilyoner on low end devices. I have moved afterwards to server side development with a project that controls provisioning and distribution of mobile applications to java based devices. Next, I have started developing on iOS platform and my first application was IsCep which is still operational. With the growth at Pozitron, I have became the Project Lead in most of the projects (Biletix, Bilyoner, Thy..) and continued developing for iOS (ProDG, Finanscep).
İşCep iOS mobile application
THY iOS mobile application
Finanscep iOS mobile application
Biletix iOS mobile application
Bilyoner iOS mobile application
ProDG iPad application for GlaxoSmithKline Turkey
started as an intern at Sednacom and became full-time junior software developer. I have worked with Python and started contributing to ongoing ERP project by developing sub-modules (ie payments, exten- sions).
Over the years, I have work on many successful projects as a freelance contractor
Karnaval iPad App (https://itunes.apple.com/tr/app/karnaval-radyo-for-ipad/id600703134?mt=8)
Quiet Riots iPhone App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quiet-riots/id850522667?ls=1&mt=8)
Campaign TR iPad App (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/campaigntr/id492593453?mt=8)