Mr Azizoğlu was born in Ankara, in 1976. After graduating from Kabataş Erkek High School in Istanbul, Mr Azizoğlu received his undergraduate degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from İstanbul Technical University. He started his professional career at İhlas Finans in 1997, which was followed by Internet System Consultant role at Koçnet between 1998 and 1999. After that, he held different managerial roles at Sentim Bilişim, as the “Network Group Leader” and “IT Manager”, respectively. With the international experience he gained at Microsoft Turkey, working as a Technology Consultant and providing support and consultacy to Microsoft customers between 2003 and 2004, Mr Azizoglu returned to Sentim Bilişim as the Group Manager in 2004. Having completed his military service, he started working as “Business Development Manager” in one of Ulker Holding companies, Data Teknik between 2006 and 2008. He then moved to Fintek A.Ş. (Ziraat Technology) working as the Environmental Systems Manager for 2 years (2008-2010). After his tenure at Data Teknik, he was assigned with various managerial roles at Turkish Airlines between 2010 and 2015; “Network and Infrastructure Security Manager” and “Infrastructure and Operations Deputy Vice President”. As to his tenure at Borsa Istanbul between 2015 and early 2017, he was heading the System Operations Department with the Director title.Mr. Azizoğlu is an executive vice president at Merkezi Kayıt Kuruluşu as of 27 January 2017.