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I was born in 4th of April in 1985 in Ankara, Turkey.

I started my education in Hirfanli First School, continued in Batikent First School and Kent-Koop First School then graduated from TEK First School in 1999.

In 2003 I get my high school degree from Ankara Ataturk Lisesi which is also known as Ataturk Anatolian High School. And I continue my university education at Hacettepe University Physics Engineering Department.

After a jump start to my higher education I almost gave up and stop taking lectures from Hacettepe. Then I continued to Open University (ex Williamsburg) and obtained a degree. Later, I became a student of Hacettepe again.

¬ I've been awarded as Turkish Model Student of the Year in 1993.
¬ I won numerious prizes from painting contests organised by TEMA Foundation, Sumer Bank and National Productivity Center.
¬ I started to play volleyball in Emlak Bank and continued in Yenisehir and SSK.
¬ Between 1999 and 2003 I joined METU Rowing Team and during this period I won 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal (1 personal and 6 crews) from Turkish Championship and Turkish Cup regattas.
¬ In 2002 I designed a web site for a friend so started to deal with these works.
¬ In 2002 I have been honoured by Undersecretariat for Maritime Affairs due to my contributions in Turkish Seamanship and Cabotage Festival and I have received my appreciation from Government Minister Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramazan Mirzaoglu.
¬ 2003 was the year that I took part on foundation process of Hacettepe University Automobile and Motor Sports Club (HUNOMOST) and I'm still a member of the board of directors. I support the club on its events.
¬ In 2004 I started to work in imaj ajans as a part time web master but company bankrupted and my first work experience ended shorter than expected.
¬ Since 2004 as a marshall with an "A Licence" I've been taking official duties on track races and rallies including Formula 1 Turkish GP and WRC Rally of Turkey.
¬ In motor sports I've been honoured many times but the most important ones are the followings, appreciation given by the Turkish Automobile Sports Federation's President Mumtaz Tahincioglu for my contributions to the first ever Formula 1 Turkish GP in 2005 and a plaque presented by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey for the contributions I made to our country's development due to my great support to the Formula-G (Solar) and Hydromobile Races in 2007.
¬ In 2005 I missed a co-piloting offer due to my busy examination schedule and maybe it was my first and last chance to race.
¬ In 2006 I attended to the Balkan Physical Union's 4th International Student Conference (ISCBPU 4) in Bodrum.
¬ Between 2007 and 2008 I worked for Rallidergisi.com as a freelance editor and translator.
¬ In 2008 I managed Arkas Racing's web site and Arkas Automotive Turkish Rally Championship's online results system.
¬ In 2008 I worked for Ekonomize magazine as the editor in chief for 3rd and 4th issues.
¬ In 2009 I worked for Info-Biz as a part time web developer.
¬ In 2011 I was invited to Google's SMB Day in Istanbul.
¬ In 2011 I attended to BeEAMS meetings in Sarajevo and Rome.
¬ In 2011 I started to work for Kodobur as a part-time web developer.
¬ In 2012 I attended to Google's Maps and Search Processes Training in Zurich.
¬ In 2014 I attended to Erasmus+ Info Day in Brussels.

I live in Batikent, Ankara with my family and I continue my visual communication design and software development works.
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