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Biography

Experience

2022 Sep - Present

Head of Business Development

Dynasty Studios

Dynasty Studios is a VC-backed, next-generation gaming company working with blockchain technology to deliver rich, high-quality gameplay that will shape the future of gaming. We follow a gamer first ethos and work to establish a new realm that will support both gaming and blockchain communities.

2019 - 2022

Co-Founder & CEO

Game Factory

Game Factory is one of the largest online incubators in the world with over 3000+ members and 70+ startups. The incubator established 4 office spaces all across Turkey; partnerships with companies like Amazon, Google, City of Istanbul, Zynga, and more.

2019 - 2022

Co-Founder

Hi Games

Hi Games builds top-notch casual and hypercasual mobile games. Its products have over 20M+ in total downloads and keep growing rapidly. I monitored and designed Ground Digger reaching over 20M+ in downloads.

2019

Publishing Manager

Mynet Games

I worked as the PM at Mynet, building the very first internal team for publishing, and focusing on hypercasual and casual games. This role helped him build a vast game-dev and business network worldwide, working with various game studios and companies.

2018

Business Dev. Specialist

Playz Esports

Playz, where I started off his career in gaming&esports, was a gamer-induced social media app with thousands of users from all around the world.

 

I worked in scaling and improving the product constantly, maintaining and creating business opportunities as well as active roles in userbase growth operations such as performance marketing.

2018

Founder & Chairman

IU Esports

Within the first year of his BBA, I decided to start the first esports-induced student club at Istanbul University.

The association reached 400+ members in its first year and is still fully active as one of the largest organizations within the university.

Highlights

Production

▴  Led the production and game design of casual hit game Ground Digger! in partnership with HOMA GAMES.
 

▴  Coached over 100+ studios, and proactively worked in 8 hit mobile games.

▴  Actively participated in the production of over 200+ mobile games, mostly casual and hypercasual.

Business

▴  Established the first global partnership with Google For Startups in the game industry.
 

▴  Built Turkey's first municipality-backed incubation center.
 

▴  Built and led over 40+ global business partnerships with companies such as Amazon, Google, and Zynga.

Fun facts

▴  Led as an executive in corp at the age of 19, led 70+ people as a CEO at the age of 21. Accredited in media such as HBR & some documentaries.
 

▴  Participated as a guest lecturer at Bahcesehir University, Game Design Major.

▴  Organized MENA's one of largest game expos: GameX.

Education

2017 - 2023

Istanbul Uni

BBA

Business Administration

I got into my career really early in life, just in the first year of my BBA. It took me a little bit longer due to this decision. 

2015 - 2016

Isendoorn

HAVO, N&T

AFS Exchange Student

I studied at Isendoorn College in Zutphen, Netherlands within the American Field Service student exchange program.

Skillset

Languages

▴  Business Development & Strategy

▴  Ecosystem & Model Building

▴  Game Design & Production

▴  Product Development & Management

▴  English

▴  Dutch

▴  Turkish

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