Okan Barlas

Okan Barlas

Co-founder and CSO at HemenKiralik.com

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Starting his career as a project manager in the IT and software department of a private software company, he continued as a manager in leading companies of the sector as Netron and Bilge Adam. Working as the e-business manager of Aktif ?leti Corporate Group, he was involved in the funding process of Pronected Business Networking Project, the sole international project in Turkey at the end of 2008. Involved in numerous internet projects as a funding consultant, Barlas has founded and managed Piriveta.com, the first flash sales site focused on tourism with the funding of Merkez Corporate Group. Later on, he has worked as the general manager of Tatil.com, the largest e-commerce platform in Turkey in the tourism industry. After retiring from this position, Barlas is now part of HemenKiralik.com as a Co-founder and CSO besides being member of the administration board of Genc Turizmciler Dernegi (Young Tourism Leaders Association).