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Xtinge
Emel Küpçü

Emel Küpçü, Ph.D.

CEO, Xtinge Technology Inc.

Alptekin Küpçü

Assoc. Prof. Alptekin Küpçü

CTO, Xtinge Technology Inc.

Our Mission:
To make it easier for people to design their desired living environment and to provide time-saving and cost-saving solutions for individuals and companies, using innovative technologies such as 3D modeling and visualization, mixed reality (augmented and virtual reality (AR-VR), artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, big data analysis, cloud computing, cyber security, and web & mobile software technologies, and to bring companies and individual users together on a platform where they can interact in a mutually beneficial manner and have fun.

Our Vision:

To produce pioneering works in Turkey as well as the World that guide the technological habits of individual and corporate users with smart and cutting-edge innovations in the field of Computer Science and Information Technologies.

Our Co-Founders:
Xtinge Technology Inc., established with various support programs, especially TÜBİTAK (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), aims to shape information and communication technologies all over the World. It is a dynamic initiative whose executives are Ph.D. degree holders:

Emel Küpçü, Ph.D., completed her M.Sc. degree at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Brown University, and her Ph.D degree at the Computer Engineering Department of Koç University. 

Alptekin Küpçü, Ph.D., Associate Professor, received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science at Brown University, and he is currently an associate professor at the Computer Engineering Department of Koç University.

Deniz Yuret

Prof. Deniz Yuret

Koç University

Celal Ziftçi

Celal Ziftçi, Ph.D.

Google

Emre İskender

Enre İskender

Sky Deutschland GmbH

Our Advisory Board:

We are proud to have these great people on our advisory board:

Prof. Deniz Yuret, Ph.D., is a full-time professor at Koç University, Computer Engineering Department, İstanbul. Dr. Yuret received his B.S., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Computer Science, where he was a member of the MIT AI Lab from 1988 to 1999. He later founded the question-answering start-up Inquira Inc., which was later acquired by Oracle. He joined Koç University in 2002. He is currently the founding director of the KUIS AI Center. His research is focused on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing. He is also the developer of the popular Julia deep learning toolbox: Knet.

Dr. Celal Ziftçi, Ph.D., finished Bilkent University as the first of his class in 2004, and then received his M.Sc. degree at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and his Ph.D. degree at the University of California, San Diego, in 2013. He previously worked at Morgan Stanley, and is still working at Google, USA. His expertise is on Software Engineering and Testing.

Emre İskender received his B.S. from Bilkent University in 2004 and M.Sc. from Koç University in 2009. He then worked at prestigious companies such as Digiturk, beIN, Sahibinden, n11, and is still working at Sky Deutschland GmbH in Germany. He architects solutions for complex Computer and Electronical Engineering problems.

Acknowledgements:
Xtinge Technology Inc. received the prestigious BİGG entrepreneurship and SME R&D start-up support programme funding provided by TÜBİTAK (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). Our smart news summarization website habokado.com project was funded by the R&D support from KOSGEB (SME Development Organization of Turkey). We also acknowledge the support from Yıldız Teknopark, Türkiye İş Bank, and Halk Bank.

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