Cem Sakarya is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in various industries, including technology, consulting, and finance. After earning his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, he began his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he honed his skills in problem-solving, project management, and leadership. Later, he pursued an MBA degree at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, where he specialized in finance and entrepreneurship.
Throughout his career, Sakarya has held various leadership roles in technology companies. He served as a Director at Amazon Web Services, responsible for global business development and strategic partnerships in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. Prior to that, he was a Vice President at Samsung Electronics, leading the company's IoT solutions business in North America.
In addition to his professional experience, Sakarya is an avid traveler, a rock music enthusiast, and a triathlon athlete. He has completed several Ironman distance races and is a two-time finisher of the Boston Marathon.