building things that are solving problems I empathize with.
creating systems based on iteration and supported by literature.
consistent change. getting better at knowing when to quit and find somewhere else where I can add more value.
who I admire
the big three naval ravikant, derek sivers, seth godin
productive three cal newport, james clear, make time duo
designer three austin kleon, brian lovin, andy j. pizza
hacker three guillermo rauch, scott wlatschin, dan abramov
in-ear three christian löffler, hælos, jakuzi
on-screen three phoebe waller-bridge, ricky gervais, louis ck
what I did
2020, oct: built this website.
2020, jan: switched to the app client core team, which is responsible for architecture, performance and many other things related to klarna consumer app.
2019, may: got a promising offer from the swedish fintech decacorn klarna and joined to consumer growth and loyalty domain. worked on 3rd-party integrations to provide marketeers meticulous ways to communicate with the users.
2018, june: had a month-long london trip with colleagues from put.io, was my first time abroad. turkey went through another non-promising election that gave a hint of what will keep happening in the country for the next decade.
2017: joined put.io, a cloud-storage service that downloads publicly available files at high speeds. it saves you both time and money. took over the web app and built clients for iOS, tvOS, roku, tizen tv, and android tv.
2016: graduated and started working at vispera, a computer-vision and image recognition startup. built data visualization and forms with a bunch of fields.
2015 to 2016: front-end developer internships at taze and peergust
2015: did an incompetent yet motivating coding bootcamp. quit all the off-school things to focus on graduating on time. took classes from visual communication design and computer science departments. learned a lot by building tangible things**, and met with many smart people.
2013 to 2015: worked as staff writer at bant mag, an independent arts magazine. it was my dream job around that time. mostly worked on the news website, also wrote album/live-show reviews and did interviews for the monthly issue.