Dr. Cigdem Ayozger Ongun has extensive experience in the Technology, Media and Communication (TMC), Financial Technology and E-Commerce Markets in Turkey and also in Corporate Law, Competition Law and Data Protection & Privacy Law.
Dr. Ayozger Ongun is the founder and the Managing Director of the Law Office, SRP-Legal, in Istanbul Turkey. Before SRP-Legal, she spent over 10 years working for Turkcell Group. She worked as the Chief Legal & Regulation Strategies Officer of Turkcell Superonline for 2 years and prior to this duty, as the Head of Group Regulation Policies of Turkcell Group for 8 years, respectively. Up to today, including her duty in Turkcell, she provided legal consultancy and regulatory strategy consultancy in various matters and became experienced in different types of consulting such as preparation of all kinds of draft regulations, licensing and regulatory compliance.
Under SRP-Legal, Dr. Ayozger Ongun has been providing not only legal services in her experience areas of law but also counseling in compliance and regulation strategy, to the sector leaders, local and multinational companies.
Dr. Ayozger Ongun obtained her PhD degree in Law on Data Protection and Privacy from Istanbul University and her LL.M. (Master of Law) degree on Competition Law from both her Istanbul University and London School of Economics studies.
Besides, Dr. Ayozger Ongun is also a lecturer at Istanbul Technical University and Bahcesehir University Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center (BlockchainIST Center) which is the first university blockchain center in Turkey.
She is also the writer of the book on Personal Data Protection.
Furthermore, Dr. Ayozger Ongun is currently mentoring at Endeavour Turkey, at the Advisory Board Member of the FintechTime Magazine and a member of Turkish Industry & Businessmen Association (TUSIAD), Turkish Informatics Industry Association (TUBISAD), Turkey Informatics Foundation (TBV) and Blockchain Turkey Platform (BCTR).