I am a Silicon Valley veteran with a two decade track record of conceiving, launching and successfully commercializing data driven software products with some of the most admired global brands as well as venture-funded startups in SaaS, B2B, online finance and digital media markets.


As Vice President – Predictive Applications for the leading Machine Learning startup BigML, I am working with the company’s customers in making advanced predictive analytics accessible to a much larger business audience.


Prior to BigML, I was Vice President – Product Management for the cloud-based employee spend management vendor Deem, serving the procurement needs of thousands of mid-market and enterprise customers.


I have also served in senior management roles with the personalization software company Strands as well as notable Fortune 500 firms such as Apple, Yahoo and FedEx.


I hold an MBA from University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and a B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.