Ömer F. Kurt is the founder and CEO of Oredata, a software development and consultancy firm that specializes in big data and artificial intelligence. Oredata completed several national and international big data projects successfully that focused on fields ranging from telecom to finance, from retail to oil and gas and smart cities. Using its extensive domain expertise, Oredata helps its customers to deliver better customer experience and improve corporate processes.

Ömer has 15 years of software development and consulting experience in different areas especially big data and artificial intelligence. He has been serving as an Expert Evaluator for Horizon 2020 program in European Commission for the Big Data and Open Data Innovation and take-up call.

He received his BSc from Koç University and MSc from Boğaziçi University both in computer engineering. He also worked as visiting researcher at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston.