As Head of Data Science and Analytics at Getir, one of Turkey's most prominent startups, Firat leads data science and data analysis teams, delivering cutting-edge machine learning projects.
Firat has extensive qualifications, including a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Neural Networks from the University of Houston. With more than 10 years in the field, he’s become an expert in machine learning, deep learning, visual attention/perception, decision-making and genetic algorithms.
When Firat isn’t working, you can find him blowing off some steam on a tennis court.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
What can you now do on a Z that you couldn’t do before?
I can participate in computer vision competitions.
What is the next thing you want to learn or experiment with on your Z?
I would like to train huge datasets.
How has access to powerful NVIDIA GPUs helped to push your work further?
I can make more trials, now I have the luxury to fail and learn fro them. Now I have more time to try anything!
What’s your favorite Z feature?
My Z8 workstation!