Cavit Yantaç is Technical Evangelism Lead Microsoft Middleeast. In his current role, he leads Microsoft’s software engineering activities in the Middleeast region, covering Turkey, United Arab Emirates, etc. Prior to his current role, he was leading Microsoft Turkey’s activities among Developers, Students, Academia, Startups and IT Professionals as well as partnering with companies and individuals to create next generation innovative solutions, leveraging emerging technology. His focus areas include Educational technologies, Internet of Things, Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Selected as one of Turkey’s most influential 100 tech-leaders by the DigitalAge magazine in September 2016, Cavit Yantaç has been with Microsoft for 11 years. Prior to Microsoft, he’s worked for Nexum Bogazici, a German-Turkish consulting, IT and interactive design company, and completed consulting projects in Turkey, Europe and the US.
Cavit holds a degree of MBA from University of Georgia and a BA degree from Bogazici University, Turkey.