Hey, I'm Tayfun,

presales technology consultant
computer science researcher

About Me

"Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine" Nikola Tesla


I graduated from the Middle East Technical University and completed my Master of Science degree at the same university with my work on children's programming languages. I obtained my Ph.D. degree at Anadolu University with an ontology-based search engine project. After graduation, I worked as a research assistant at Middle East Technical University, and then, I started to work for Microsoft as a technology solution specialist. Now, I work for HP as enterprise solutions technology consultant and I continue to work on data science and blockchain technologies and cybersecurity topics as a researcher and professional. I also participate in social responsibility projects that support children and young people.


HP Presales Technical Consultant
October 2010 - Present

Providing technical support, presales activities, and create solutions, POCs for education, public sector, and enterprise customers. Leading, managing and educating customers and sales team for PPS projects and solutions to create sales opportunities by showing a consultative approach to the customer for consultative selling. Technically supporting the sales force and helping sell products, solutions, and services to corporate, enterprise, and public sector customers by offering the best and most competitive working solutions for their business needs. Showing expertise and being a trusted advisor for customers and the sales team.

Microsoft Education Technology Solution Specialist
May 2008 - October 2010

Providing technical support and create solutions for universities and the public sector in the education vertical and especially in software development, SharePoint, Learning Gateway, Live@edu, High-Performance Computing, and Parallel Programming topics. Creating and managing innovative projects in Microsoft Innovation Center and also, helping pre-sales activities of an information workers, and developer and platform teams by conducting seminars and webinars.

Middle East Technical University Research Assistant, Application Developer
June 2006 - May 2008

Infopark Consultant and Instructor
June 2007 - May 2008

Interests & Expertise

I focus on solution selling approach to meet customer needs and create opportunities.

I try to follow technology trends to keep pace with time. The world is constantly changing, and modern technologies create fresh paths for new opportunities.

  • Presales Consultancy

    Providing technical support, presales activities, trainings, consultation and create solutions by analyzing the market to support sales teams and clients. Creating relationships with customers and proactively seeking new sales opportunities by developing new relationships with prospective clients.

  • Technology Solution Specialist, A Spokesperson, and Trusted Advisor

    Being accepted by customers by the experiences and knowledge in different expertise areas. To support this purpose, I have conducted more than two hundred seminars, courses, and events about development, programming, blockchain, learning, a career in IT, virtualization, high-performance computing, mobile and new technologies in Turkey and around the world. Also, I have attended more than 50 academic and business seminars and events about programming, technology, management, learning, and mobile technologies.

  • Computer Science Researcher

    By having a Master of Science and Ph.D. degree, never stop learning and researching new trends and technologies as a researcher, professional and amateur learner.

  • Data Science

    Started to dealing with Data Science concept by all aspects; development, software, science/statistics, and hardware. A team member of HP WW Data Science team. NVidia Certified, Kaggle Member.

  • Blockchain

    Dealing with Blockchain concept and trying to create experimental projects.

  • Computer Security

    Conducting computer and cybersecurity discussions and seminars with customers to help them stay one step ahead of threats, hacks, and attacks with intelligence—artificial, and human.

  • Cloud Services and Client Virtualization

    Helping customers maximize their resources with remote application access from a centralized computing resource located securely in the data center by helping reduce the complexity and risk of desktop virtualization deployments. Positioning the right solution – or a mix of solutions – based on customers' unique user and IT needs.

  • Passionate Learner

    Having a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve.

  • Finance

    By dealing with financial data and existing formulas, trying to create financial algorithms as a hobby.

  • Sport & Health

    Trying to follow a healthy life by physical activities and a good diet which brings positive energy, discipline, and qualities in my life. Dealing with every kind of sports activities; and actively doing calisthenics, snowboarding, and playing tennis and football. Also, following a Wim Hof method to become a happy, strong, and healthy body both mentally and physically by mindfulness and extreme physical activities.