Bulent is a long time data and IT security sector insider with more than 15 years of experience earned in both in technical and strategic roles. Bulent has joined BAE Systems US as the Regional Manager of Technical Sales. Prior to that, he was the Global Cyber Security Strategist for BAE Systems based out of Europe. In this key leadership role, he was responsible for defining, developing and leading the delivery of BAE Systems cyber security strategy.
Most recently before joining BAE Systems, Bulent supported the expansion of the Cyber Security and Risk Assurance Services business for PwC Middle East. In this role, he defined strategic initiatives and managed the major projects for key clients in banking, utility and government sectors.
Prior to PwC, Bulent held a variety of leadership roles at Symantec and has worked very directly with both global consulting partners and major enterprise clients to formulate and deliver next generation cyber security solutions
Bulent earned his undergraduate degree from ODTU in Ankara, Turkey. He also holds numerous professional certifications and has completed advanced technical training coursework at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. He is currently completing his post-graduate degree in management at Harvard University.
He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and regularly addresses cyber security issues in regional media, television, radio and print publications.