As the founder and president of StratejiCo. Mr. Oktar has more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, developing industry leading analytical tools, market research, conflict management, communication strategies, business development and political advisory. From 2005-2011, Mr. Oktar executed projects in Azerbaijan, Moldova, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Russia. In addition to his work within the business world, Mr. Oktar is also active in organizing and running political campaigns for political figures. He had organized the first presidential campaign of the former President Turgut Ozal. He was also an advisor for the elections in Tunisia following the Arab Spring. Mr. Oktar has additionally provided strategic communication consultation to a number of clients including Koc Group, the Undersecretary of Defense, IFC, Anadolu Efes and TeliaSonera. He was a visiting professor at Koc University where he taught MBA courses on conflict management and strategic thinking. He graduated from Bogazici University in 1984 with a B.A. in Economics.