Kadri is an electrical and electronics engineer working for Microsoft helping energy companies to create a sustainable future for our struggling earth. He was born in Ankara, Turkey and has graduated from Middle East Technical University and also had the pleasure of teaching in the same university. Lived in places where the dinosaurs have died, where coincidentially major energy companies are located and has moved to the US to join the mothership. Married to Ulku Umay, father to Nazli Umay. A cat person, proud member of Seattle rock music community, dreaming to play take five on the alto sax one day and still a nerd at the heart.