“Learn to sell, learn to build, if you can do both, you will be unstoppable.” - Naval Ravikant
📍 Living in Berlin
🧑🏽💻 Working at Stack Overflow as Product Manager
2022 — I left Experteer because of the irresistible urge of relocating to Berlin, and started looking for a new challenge! After interviewing with a few different companies and lots of learning, I just landed a Product Manager position in Stack Overflow for their community awareness products.
2022 — I've launched my first big product in the company, which analyzes CVs and creates profiles from them. We want to increase the profile creation rate with the MVP launch and see improvements on it in a short period.
2021 — I was looking for abroad opportunities in order to make my move from Turkey. After a few applications, I have moved to Munich for the Senior Product Manager role at Experteer, premium HR SaaS company.
2021 — We launched the new version of Samsung Galaxy Bizz application to 15 Million devices in Turkey. Happy to see we hit the initial KPIs we had and I loved the smell of success as product manager for delivering a huge end-to-end product development process.
2020 — I've decided to learn React as a solo-learner since it has the most online resources and one of most modern ways for web development. After few video tutorials, finally I've found the one and completed Helsinki University's Full Stack Open program. During this time, I've become a member of ReactJS Istanbul community and met perfect developers who are very supportive on my solo-learner journey.
2020 — I've made a switch at Bond Digital and my new role is Samsung Technical Product Manager for their 8 digital products including mobile apps, ad-tech models, Samsung Internet, Galaxy Store.
2017 - 2019 — I got offer from one of the promising media sales agency, Bond Digital and started to work here. I was responsible for finding all creative ideas for brands, preparing budgets, try to sell them with sales team and make sure they executed smoothly by ad-operation team and publishers. This is where I learn how to sell an idea.
2017 — My internship has completed and I was graduated from university. Huge moment!
2017 — After lead the strategy of Onedio 2016 Rewind web page, I started to work for sponsored project team. Our main goal was providing creative ad ideas for brands, which would be take place in Onedio.com's high traffic and web capacities.
2016 — Finished all the classes and move to Istanbul to start my 2 internships which would be 8 month long in Onedio.com. At first 4 months, I was work with senior project manager for content-based projects.
2015 — Back to Ankara for school and start work for Cosmic Creative which has mostly a conventional advertisement agency. These days, they were gathering a new social media department and I was lead the team.
2014 — Moving to Istanbul for 4 months to complete my first internship in C-section and it's partner mobil focused digital agency in Narkoz. I've mostly spent my time with a senior project manager and attend brainstorming meetings for Coca Cola, Unilever, Vodafone.
2013 - 2015 — Attend Industry and Productivity Society(EVT) in TOBB ETU and help to organize few nationwide conferences. I was mainly responsible for marketing and promotion activities at both digital and conventional. Afterwards, I was became a border member who is responsible for marketing team.
2012 - 2015 — Attend Industrial Engineering Societies Community (EMT) which was build from 15 different universities' industrial engineering societies and organize 3 meet-ups and several conferences every year to grow network between future colleagues from all over the country. I was elected as board member to organize the communities marketing and promotion activities.
2012 — Moving to Ankara to study Industrial Engineering in TOBB ETU
2011 - 2012 — Helped to start a music blog and internet radio called Bağımsız Alternatif. I was write blog posts mainly about music and cinema and host or join a radio show with my friends. Internet radios were cool these days.
2010 - 2011 — Being a manager of my best friend's indie high-school band and arrange gigs at local bars.
2009 - 2010 — helping my friends to publish a fanzine, called Uzak. After sold the first edition by visiting coffees and literature clubs, we went to McDonalds and ate BigMac. Not a bad way to spend first income.
1994 — Born in Antalya