Board Members

Board Members 2018-10-17T19:54:16+00:00

Tufan Erdinc


Tufan is currently a Software Engineer for Oracle. He was born in Mardin, Turkey and raised in Izmir, Turkey. He has completed his Bsc from Ege University in Izmir, and MS degree in Computer Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir.

Levent Hamdemir

Vice President

Levent is a Marketing and Management champion with years of experience in Consumer Goods, Retail and Health organizations. His focus on improving marketing communications in a digital era and delivering …

Ozgur Koc


Besides his passion promoting the benefits of healthy eating and supporting worthy causes for children, Ozgur has been working at Crunch Pak as a Director for 8 years. He has been in the United States for 15 years, …

Bengu Efe


Bengu is a self-driven professional currently working at Capital One having in-depth experience in strategy, digital product management, and product marketing. She is a former management consultant, …

Huseyin Erdim

Social Chairperson

Huseyin is a Systems Engineer working for Boeing. He was born and raised in Ankara, Turkey. He received his PhD degree in mechanical engineering from University of Connecticut in 2009.

Tansu Sagdic

Board Director

Tansu Sagdic is a business-savvy engineer, having work experience in software development and currently working as a Business Analyst at Amazon. She is from Istanbul, …

Onur Diker

Board Director

This is B. Onur Diker’s first term serving TACAWA board. After completing his Electrical Engineering degree in ITU, he attended to Syracuse University for his MBA degree, where he also worked as a teaching assistant.

Umut Ece


Umut Ece is a senior software engineer with more than 15 years of industry experience. Having completed his Civil Engineering degree in METU, he moved on to Computer Science and completed his Master’s Degree in …