Okan co-founded Wordego and as CEO leads the company’s strategic, executive and managerial
efforts. His 20 years of executive management experience includes working as a business
development manager for French Chamber of Commerce (1997-1998), general manager for Imerys
Minerals (1998-2006), CEO for Esen Minerals (2006-2010), and general manager for Steno Energy
(2011-2012). Okan holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Galatasaray University, an MBA from
Sorbonne University and a PhD degree in Finance & Banking from Kadir Has University.
Utku co-founded Wordego and as CTO leads the company’s engineering activities. His 16 years of
software products designing and developing experience includes working as an instructor at the
Marmara University (2003-2012), technical consultant at Yonja Media Group (2006-2008), head of IT
at Ketchup Loyalty Marketing (2014-2015), and product manager at Via Fone Technologies (2015-
2017). Utku holds BS and MSc degrees in Business Informatics from Marmara University, and a PhD
degree in Informatics from Istanbul University.
Yavuz is a senior software engineer for Wordego. Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a
software engineer and software developer for various tech startups in Cyprus and Turkey. Yavuz
holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Girne American University.
Nurettin is a software engineer for Wordego. Prior to joining the Company, he worked as a web
developer for Istanbul Esenyurt University, and on various independent software projects. Nurettin
holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Azerbaijan Technical University.
Bassam is a media and marketing specialist active in various fields of online and offline marketing.
Throughout his 41 years career, Bassam leaded strategic management, branding, marketing and
advertising departments of many companies in GCC countries and Canada. Bassam holds a BS in Marketing
from Kuwait University.
Erdem is a serial entrepreneur and investor in technology. He has 28 years of executive management,
business development and investment experience in software development, web publishing, online
advertising, and gaming technology. Erdem holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Bogazici
Ozlem is an investment banking specialist active in various fields of capital markets. She is acting as
an advisor to a selective number of startups bringing in her 20 years of investment, executive
management and business development experience. Throughout her career, she dealt with
companies at all stages; from startup companies at the idea level to mature companies listed in
Fortune Global 500. Ozlem holds a BA in Business Administration from Bilkent University.
Gokce is a corporate communications specialist and investor in technology. Throughout her 20 years
career, she managed various departments of Is Investment Securities, one of the largest security investment
companies in Europe. Gokce holds a BA in Business Administration from Hacettepe University.