Netflix: Working as a research engineer in machine learning for Targeted Outreach team, which is responsible for ranking personalized messages to be sent to Netflix users. - Los Gatos/USA (08/2020 - Current)

Pinterest: Worked as a machine learning engineer for Pinterest homefeed and ads ranking teams - San Francisco/USA (07/2016 - 08/2020)

Microsoft: Worked for Bing Ads and Azure as a software engineer in data mining and operational intelligence teams - Seattle/USA (08/2013 - 07/2016)

Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University: Worked as a post-doctoral research fellow for Dr. Bojan Cukic - Morgantown/USA (03/2013 - 08/2013)

West Virginia University Modeling Intelligence Laboratory-Morgantown/USA, (15.01.2010-30.12.2012): Worked as a graduate research assistant  for Dr. Tim Menzies.

Microsoft Research Empirical Software Engineering Group-Redmond/USA: I was lucky to work with Dr. Thomas Zimmermann, Dr. Christian Bird and Dr. Nachiappan Nagappan as a researcher intern to investigate the effects of distributed development on Microsoft products.

Bogazici University Software Research Laboratory-Istanbul/Turkey, (14.07.2008-30.12.2009): Worked as a graduate research assistant for Dr. Ayse Bener.

SAP AG-Walldorf/Germany, (18.07.2007-28.09.2007): Worked as an intern for the office of the CEO department.

West Virginia University, (2010 - 2013), Morgantown/USA, PhD in Computer Science, 3.85/4.00

Bogazici University, (2008 - 2010), Istanbul/Turkey, MSc in Computer Engineering, 3.65/4.00, Thesis: “Better Methods for Configuring Case-based Reasoning Systems”

Bogazici University, (2003 - 2008), Istanbul/Turkey, BSc in Computer Engineering, 3.23/4.00

University of Bonn, (2006 - 2007), Bonn/Germany, Exchange Student