About DataBoss

DataBoss is a high-tech company that develops technologies and offers solutions in the fields of artificial intelligence and big data. DataBoss, is a subsidiary of SSTEK, which is the investment company fully owned by the Turkish Presidency of Defense Industries.

Our Mission

To produce world class genuine artificial intelligence solutions for defense industry that outperform global peer solutions and raise the bar for AI expectations in defense industry.

Our Vision

On one hand, to become the most prominent and featured AI Technology Center for local market, and on the other hand, to extend our expertise in AI from defense industry to other industries and become a global AI solution provider.

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OUR GENERAL MANAGER

Prof. Dr. Süleyman Serdar KOZAT

Founder and General Manager of DataBoss, S. Serdar Kozat, PhD is at the same time a faculty member of Bilkent University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department.

Continuing his studies in the fields of automatic learning, big data and anomaly detection systems, professor Kozat completed his PhD in 2004 at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Before joining Bilkent University, he worked as a researcher at Microsoft and IBM and as a lecturer at Koç University.

Professor Kozat has many patents obtained during his work at Microsoft and IBM. He is among the authors of more than 200 articles and technical reports published in peer-reviewed and high-impact academic journals and conferences.

He has received many awards during his career some of which are IBM Research Lecturer Award, Parlar Foundation Research Incentive Award, TÜBA-GEBİP Award, TÜBİTAK Career Award.

We Develop Real-Life Solutions

While there are many researchers, institutions and companies working on artificial intelligence and big data topics all around the world, it is still not easy to come up with AI solutions that work in real life conditions. In theory, many products that give very good results in research environments or labs are far below the expected performance in the field. As DataBoss, our key ability is that we can produce AI based solutions that solve real life problems.

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From Decision Support Systems to Decision-Making Systems

Most of our solutions target very challenging problems due to factors such as the density, complexity or poor quality of the inputs. On the other hand, as a result of the increasing expectations about Artificial Intelligence, we need to produce solutions that fully meet customer needs in the sense of making up the right decision on time, rather than just supporting the decision making process. With our solutions, we provide our customers with most reliable results at decision level despite all the  challenges.

We Hit Project Targets With No Time Waste

Many AI applications offer first-in-life experiences for users and developers. That is why, it is hard to develop real-life solutions where user expectations are high and development risks are high. Though, at DataBoss, we still manage to complete the most challenging projects on-time and on-budget. Thanks to the fact that our research team fully master the most recent and contemporary AI Literature, we rapidly progress on the way that will directly take us to the solution without the need for trial and error. We achieve this thanks to the high coordination and collaboration between our R&D team and development teams. Besides R&D and Development Teams, we have a very distinguished group of academic consultants involved in each and every project. Our users trust our solutions for the toughest problems, and they come back with genuine and brilliant AI ideas after every single project and raise the bar even higher.

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Next Step: Solutions That Will Create Global Impact

While on one hand, we continue to extend our family of products and solutions with new members, on the other hand, we work hard to establish various business cooperation models in the global market. Our capabilities, products and solutions attract the attention of the world's leading technology companies. We take steps to initiate new projects, develop products and carry out joint studies. Our vision is very broad and our goals are very high regarding what we can achieve with artificial intelligence and big data technologies. We know that we have the people, technology, and ideas that will create global impact and work hard to achieve our goal.

DataBoss Brief History

DataBoss was founded by Professor S. Serdar Kozat in Ankara.

DataBoss started its activities at Bilkent Cyberpark after setting up its software development infrastructure and building the core software development team.

DataBoss has reached a team of 10 engineers.

DataBoss initiated an R&D project for an adaptable and generic Big Data and Social Media Analysis Application.

DataBoss has initiated an R&D project for a national security system that will be among the first examples of its specific kind worldwide.

DataBoss has reached a team of 20 engineers.

As a result of its progress and performance in the field of AI, DataBoss was partially acquired by SSTEK - the investment company fully owned by the Turkish Presidency of Defense Industries.

With the R&D project launched in 2018 giving very good results in a short period of 6 months, it was further funded and transformed into a 24-month production project.

DataBoss has reached a team of 30 engineers.

DataBoss set-up a team and initiated a self-funded product development effort in the specific field of spatio-temporal prediction.

DataBoss has contracted 5 new projects and reached a team of 50 engineers.

DataBoss stepped into the field of autonomous driving and started producing Reinforcement-Learning Based auto-drive solution.

DataBoss attracted the attention of the world's leading technology companies. With the spatio-temporal prediction solution, DataBoss initiated project negotiations and joint R&D studies with one of these companies.

DataBoss started to provide consultancy and training services in the field of Artificial Intelligence to various public institutions.

Various public institutions started actively using HAVADİS -the Big Data and Social Media Analysis Application- developed by DataBoss.

DataBoss moved its headquarters to METU Technopolis keeping the Bilkent Cyberpark office as the branch office and the company underwent a major organizational structure change.

Bilateral talks have begun for the artificial intelligence solutions needed by the Ministry of Interior of a foreign country.

DataBoss – The Team

Well Trained Crew Specialised in its Field

DataBoss has an outstanding and selected team of engineers with most of them once employed by world's largest technology companies and a distinguished team of academicians once studied in top US Universities, with a total of over 300 IEEE Journal and Conference Publications and over 60 US Patents on Big Data, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Signal Processing.

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Prof. Dr. Süleyman
Serdar KOZAT

CEO
Fatihirim

Fatih
IRIM

Managing Director
MerveKorkmaz

Merve
KORKMAZ

Human Resources
Manager
AhmetYilmazcan

Ahmet
YILMAZCAN

Administrative and Financial Manager
OmerAkyuz

Ömer
AKYÜZ

Project Manager
MehmetUygar

Mehmet Uygar
AKGÜL

Project Manager
BurakAltas

Burak
ALTAŞ

Project Technical Lead
Fatihbaltaci

Fatih
BALTACI

Project Technical Lead
ismailbalaban

İsmail
BALABAN

Project Technical Lead
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İsmet Özgür
ÇOLPANKAN

Project Technical Lead
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Belgin YİRCİ
YILDIRIM

Software Test
Team Leader
AhmetArdaKoyuncu

Ahmet Arda
KOYUNCU

Big Data
Engineer
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Ahmet Berker
KOÇ

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
AhmetErcemBulut

Ahmet Ercem
BULUT

Software Development
Engineer
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Ali İlker
SIĞIRCI

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
BurakHocaoglu

Burak
HOCAOĞLU

Software Development
Engineer
EgeYosunkaya

Ege
YOSUNKAYA

Big Data
Engineer
Emre Zengin - Ofis Asistanı

Emre
ZENGİN

Office
Assistant
ErtugUfuk

Ertuğ
UFUK

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
Fatihilhan

Fatih
İLHAN

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
Furkan Kalaycıoğlu

Furkan
KALAYCIOĞLU

Front-End
Engineer
FurkanKucuk

Furkan
KÜÇÜK

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
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Furkan Burak
MUTLU

Software Development
Engineer
GulhanimBozkurt

Gülhanım
BOZKURT

Office Support
Staff
MahmetAliKarakamis

Mehmet Ali
KARAKAMIŞ

Front-End
Engineer
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Mustafa
OKUMUŞ

IT Technician
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Mustafa Mert
KESKİN

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
MehmetOguz

Oğuz
GÖÇMEN

Big Data
Engineer
OmerFarukKarakaya

Ömer Faruk
KARAKAYA

Big Data
Engineer
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Seda
SARAÇ

Human Resources
Assistant Specialist
SelimFurkanTekin

Selim Furkan
TEKİN

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
TaylanAtes

Taylan
ATEŞ

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer
TevfikMetin

Tevfik
METİN

Security Staff
YunusEmreOzertas

Yunus Emre
ÖZERTAŞ

Artificial Intelligence
Engineer

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