Meet our Team

Further Network
Aug 16, 2018 · 4 min read

As Further Network, we are focused on the travel & transportation; aiming at innovating on all aspects of the industry. Our technology enables a more efficient and customizable ticketing experience for Airlines, Agencies, and travellers.

With this vision, our team consist of experts in both the industry and the technology sides, always focusing on innovation.

The Team

Kadir Özgür Oğuz / Co-Founder & CEO
Lecturer in Aviation Management

Kadir Özgür Oğuz began his career in the travel industry in 2000 with Turkish Airlines -the largest carrier in the world by operating scheduled services to 120 countries, 302 destinations globally. He held a variety of operational and management positions including Internal Auditor and Training Manager. He was also a member of IATA (International Air Transport Association) Load Control Work Group and Airline Messaging Work Group between 2008–2012.

As a co-founder and the CEO of Further Network, he is the one bringing industrial insights and know-how to the core team and creating the vision for the company to change the future of travel through Blockchain technologies.

He is a lecturer in Aviation Management for University of Commerce, Istanbul for the last five years.

Erdem Üney / Co-Founder & CTO
Hyperledger Fabric Dev, Ethereum, Stellar, Enterprise Blockchain Enthusiast

As the Co-Founder, CTO and a Blockchain enthusiast, Erdem Üney is also the Hyperledger Fabric Developer Lead in Further Network. He currently leads the technical and functional teams of the projects, pursuing his dreams of technology development. Completed M.Sc. in Computational Science and Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 2010, he is also a member in Turkish Informatics Foundation.

Gökhan Koç / Co-Founder & CIO

With award winning projects and 17 years of experience as a Leading developer, software development manager and entrepreneur; Gökhan Koç is experienced in service oriented architecture, software architecture design, enterprise level third party integrations as well as constructing Blockchain based strategies and developing smart contracts.

Gökhan İşçi / Airline Analyst

Gökhan İşçi began his career in the travel industry with Turkish Airlines; resolving operational bottlenecks to improve service quality and quick check-in process and developing training manuals as well as contributing to re-engineering of critical work flows to improve training quality.

Advisors

Maurizio Anichini
Advisory Board Member

With more than 35 years of experience in the Airline & Aviation industries at significant roles; Maurizio Anichini worked at International Air Transport Association (IATA), easyJet, Air France and Twiga Aero .

His extensive area of expertise consist of; civil aviation, airport, and airline operations, contract management, cost management, cost control, audit program development, program management, operations process improvement, system implementation the architect of two on-line travel booking engines to name a few.

Joakim Everstin
Advisory Board Member

By being a futurologist and chief of innovation, Joakim Everstin has experience primarily gained in the travel industry. He has created several prototypes for enhancing the traveller experience. He is the former Head of Innovation & Tech Evangelist at Sabre Holding.

He is the architect of two on-line travel booking engines, and creator of back-end solutions for numerous e-market campaigns and online analytics. He is a seasoned presenter to prospects, customers and large audiences in the tech and travel sectors.

Erol Lengerli
Advisory Board Member

Worked at IBM USA for 17 years; Erol Lengerli is experienced in design, consulting and implementing systems (banking, airline, etc.). He has published Systems Integration related technical books on IBM Technical Networks and delivers workshops all around the world.

Brenda Anichini
Advisory Board Member

Brenda Anichini has an extensive expertise in the Airline & Aviation industries with experience in various levels such as civil aviation, airport, and airline operations, leadership, team builder, contract management and negotiations, cost management, cost control, audit program development, program management.

Tuna Çakırca
White & Case Legal & Law

As partner of CDCA Law Office, Tuna Çakırca has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and capital markets. Her experience includes representation of both sellers & buyers and local & foreign clients mostly active in technology and payment systems, in connection with corporate, commercial, regulatory and employment matters.

To see the whole team and learn more about Further Network, please visit our website.

You may also want to download our Whitepaper or if you would like to to change the future of the travel industry with us, invest in Aton.

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Further Network

The Further is an innovative technology company positively disrupts Airline & Travel ecosystem with blockchain. Further shifts paradigm of an entire business model with Customisable Airline Ticket, Smart Travel Record, Peer2Peer Real Time Settlement & Payments, and more.

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Further Network

The Further is an innovative technology company positively disrupts Airline & Travel ecosystem with blockchain. Further shifts paradigm of an entire business model with Customisable Airline Ticket, Smart Travel Record, Peer2Peer Real Time Settlement & Payments, and more.