Our Team

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EVREN AY
CEO & Founder

Evren has been a veteran of the translation industry for over 20 years.

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OYTUN TEZ
CTO & Co-Founder

Translation studies scholar with a thesis on machine translation -- overall technologist and obsessed with smart, seamless translation flows

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SILVE PARVIAINEN / Director - BD

Silve is a BD professional with many years of experience in supporting international companies in their expansion to the US. She has a vast network in NYC tech and startup ecosystem, and enjoys connecting people and ideas.

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PAM SELDON
Project Manager

Pam is a wizard of looking at large datasets and deriving meaningful actions from them. As a community/project manager and client liaison at MotaWord, Pam ensures timely creation and delivery of projects and all vendor/client related matters.

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KAAN DEMIREL
Senior Software Engineer

Kaan is an aspiring software engineer, responsible for translating ideas into ones and zeros.

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ALI CAGATAY UCAR
Senior Software Engineer

Cagatay is an enthusiastic software developer who thinks the developers are the wizards of today's modern world.

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RIDVAN TANIK
Senior Software Engineer

Ridvan is a strong engineering professional focused on agile software engineering.He is bringing his expertise in critical financial systems and real-time processes.

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KEREM ONEN
Global Sales Manager

Kerem has previously owned and operated a translation agency in Paris and is the person behind MotaWord’s success in France.

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EKIN ERGOK
Creative Director

Ekin Ergok is a New York-based Creative Director and Multimedia Artist.

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ECEM TUNCER
Digital Marketing Director

Ecem is a digital marketing director with two years of experience in translation industry. Her mathematical engineering background has provided her extensive ability to analyze data.

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ACORN DOBROVOLSKYY
Sales Associate

Acorn has a passion for 3D modeling along with translation. He also applies the same level of passion for getting the word out on MotaWord's exemplary translation service.

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GIRK CAKMAK
BD Director - Healthcare

Girk is in the business of improving patient experience through technology and joined MotaWord to help healthcare providers have access to accurate translation service on demand.

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LINNEA EDDO
Community Manager

Linnea will be answering you on the chat alongside assisting Silve. She loves languages, travel and aviation. She loves yoga and beach walks in sunny CA.

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CEYDA KALKANCI
Community Manager

Ceyda is one of our Community Managers. Thanks to her organizing skills, she makes sure the projects are delivered seamlessly and in time.

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EDA NAZ
Community Manager

Eda is drawn to perfection and she works with precision.

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HAL YIGIT
Community Manager

Hal is a polyglot philologist, a tech enthusiast and a problem-solver above all else.

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HAZAR SALIS
Business Development

Hazar is an engineer. Combined engineering with his passion for translation and sales. He currently has an extensive network with leading people in the industry.

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SINAN YALCIN
Business Development

Having worked as linguist, DTPer, project manager and account executive, Sinan knows what a day looks like for each habitant of translation industry.

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ELIF AY
Business Development

Elif is a seasoned sales person having worked at promoting international trade shows globally and serving many marquis clients.

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BENGU DOGRUER
Business Development

Bengu is a seasoned sales person having worked at promoting international trade shows globally and serving many marquis clients.

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MARCOS DINNERSTEIN
Content Creator

Marcos is a project and community manager with an extensive network in NYC government and metro area startup ecosystem. He is highly skilled at content curation.

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KALI FAULWETTER
Content Creator

Kali is a writer and armchair linguist experienced in converting complicated philosophical ideas into digestible language.

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OUR NOTABLE LINGUISTS

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OLIA COTEY
Russian Translator

Olia is a US-based Russian translator and she is also the first winner of the MotaWord social media prize.

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MARIA GRACIA ZAVARSE
Spanish Translator

Experienced in all tasks behind the linguist desk: translation, subtitling, proofreading, copywriting, DTP-ing.

Maga is a 100 project certificate holder.

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IFEANYI UKO
French Translator

Ifeanyi is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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ISABEL GARRIDO
Spanish Translator

Isabel is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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ELISABETH SCHMITT
German Translator

Elisabeth is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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ADAM MIAN
French Translator

Adam is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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RAMADHAN RAJAB
Arabic Translator

Ramadhan is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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GINA DIMURO
Italian Translator

Gina is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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IRENA RULLO
German Translator

Irena is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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GUIDO BOUWENS
Dutch Translator

Guido is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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PATRICK MERCIER
French Translator

Patrick is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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WINNIE NGIMOR
French Translator

Winnie is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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PATRICIA PABST
French Translator

Patricia is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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MATEUSZ MATYSIAK
Polish Translator

Mateusz is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.

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VANESSA MAHEU
French Translator

Vanessa is a 100 project certificate holder for 2018.