Kerem is a cofounder and the acting CEO of Vektor. Other than making sure that everything works, he is leading the company’s vision on new investments and projects in M2M and IOT.
Kerem started his career as a management consultant at Bain & Company where he was involved in projects spanning from online retail to automotive industries. In 2001 along with his colleagues from Bain, he cofounded an online textile-purchasing platform for manufacturers, Texyard in London where he was in charge of new business development. After a successful exit in 2004, he movev back to Istanbul and founded Vektor with the aim of being a leading M2M service provider with a SaaS model. For over ten years he led the company from being a telematics service provider for logistics companies to a regional leader in M2M and IOT, with still a significant focus on telematics.
Apart from his position at Vektor, he is the chairman of Prim E, a leading real estate valuation firm, board member of Gram, a healty food chain and borad member of ElimSende.org an NGO providing art classes to primary school students in lower income neighborhoods of Istanbul.
Kerem has a BS in Mechanical Enginnering and a minor in economics from Johns Hopkins University.