Oguz Alper Oktem


Oguz Alper Oktem (Alper) is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marti Technologies, Inc. Prior to founding Marti, Alper served as Chief Operating Officer at BluTV in Istanbul and started his career at Deutsche Bank’s London office working with clients in the nuclear energy space. Alper received a Master of Science in political economy from The London School of Economics and Political Science, where he chaired the London Turkish Society. Prior to completing his master’s, Alper gained a Bachelor of Arts in economics at the University of Chicago.

Cankut Durgun


Mr. Durgun has served as Marti’s President since December 2018. Prior to joining Marti, he was co-founder and general partner of Aslanoba Capital, a venture capital firm, from June 2013 to September 2017. Prior to Aslanoba, Mr. Durgun was co-founder and general partner of Romulus Capital, also a venture capital firm, from October 2008 to June 2013. Mr. Durgun received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Economics and Management Science and his Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Cem Yasar Ozey

Chief Financial Officer

Cem Yasar Ozey has held CFO, COO, and Strategy positions at leading companies in Germany and Turkey for the past 19 years. Prior to joining Marti, since April 2021, Mr. Ozey held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Omsan Logistics, a company within the OYAK Group, where he was also responsible for strategic planning and digitalization. Prior to that, from July 2014 to March 2020, Mr. Ozey was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of morhipo.com, a Boyner Group company. During this period, Mr. Ozey also served as Chief Financial Officer of Hopi, another Boyner Group company. Following the merger of Boyner Buyuk Magazacilik and morhipo.com in March 2020, Mr. Ozey assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer of Boyner Buyuk Magazacilik, where he served until April 2021. He is highly experienced in start-ups, restructuring business models, foreign direct investment, new markets, digitalization, and accelerated growth strategies with a focus on balancing change and values. Mr. Ozey completed his undergraduate studies in both Industrial Engineering and Food Engineering through a double major program at Istanbul Technical University (ITU). Additionally, he obtained his MBA degree from Yeditepe University.