Co-Founder & CEO of Craftbase

Hakan has graduated from the İzmir Institute of Technology, Department of Computer Engineering in 2005. After 2 years consultancy, he has joined GittiGidiyor’s team as a senior software engineer. He has developed GittiGidiyor’s payment system in 2007. 8 months later he was promoted as Software Development/Product Manager of the company. Just before eBay acquisition, in 2010, he has built iPara payment & wallet systems with his highly qualified team.


In 2012 he joined Otto Group's limango private shopping company as an IT director.


2 years later he started his own payment systems consultancy company in 2014 and launched a real-time payment analytics product called mypat, which was acquired by iyzico a major PSP in Turkey. And Hakan has joined iyzico’s team as a CPO and CTO, responsible for the product and the IT infrastructure.


In April 2018, he launched Craftbase Bilişim Teknolojileri A.Ş. (https://craftbase.io) with Lemi Orhan Ergin and Sabri Onur Tüzün; which is a company of motivated, disciplined and passionate software crafters delivering well-crafted software by building the right products right to make our customers happier than ever.