Dr.Bugra Karabey is the Technology Officer at Microsoft Turkey. In this role he engages closely with Turkish technology policy makers, industry leaders and NGOs, and the key technology influencers. He is devoted to the improvement of the Turkish local software economy, innovative capacity and entrepreneurship in Turkey utilizing Microsoft solutions and technologies as a lever. He also focuses on Information Security from an enterprise and national security viewpoint.
Bugra Karabey holds a BS in Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University, an MBA, an MS in Information Systems from METU and a PhD in Information Security from METU. He also holds CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional) and PMP certifications. He has published technology and art articles on several journals and also has a pending US Patent on Information Security.
He has been active within the ICT sector for 19 years and acted as the General Manager, Vice President and Technology Officer at several technology companies.