Gokhan is a founder and scientist for Persona.tech: a curated collection of technologies of large scale, sophisticated machine learning models, focusing on mining of Human Behavior and Human Dynamics, along with with downstream analyses for making behavior based predictions.

He is a committer at Apache Mahout, a top-level Apache Software Foundation project of scalable Machine Learning on Big Data, offered by most of the commercial Big Data distributions. He is also a researcher at Bogazici University working on scalable probabilistic machine learning on large, relational data sets such as user logs and human behavior.

Previously, he served as a consultant for numerous organisations to plan and implement data driven solutions, and led the solution creation utilizing technologies for effectively storing, managing, analyzing and learning from Big Data.