Board of Directors

Atilla Aytekin

Group CEO & Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

  • Serial entrepreneur for more than 20 years
  • Entrepreneurial drive within technology and digital ecosystems
  • Founder as well as acquirer of many technological and digital companies 

Umut Akpinar

Group CEO & Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

  • Serial entrepreneur for more than 20 years
  • Entrepreneurial drive within technology and digital ecosystems
  • Founder as well as acquirer of many technological and digital companies 

Maria del Dado Alonso Sanchez

Group CFO & Executive Board Member

  • 20 years of financial experience from global corporations
  • Former Global Finance Director at OLX/Naspers, CFO at C&A Netherlands as well as various executive roles at Amazon and Siemens
  • MA in Law, MA in Business Administration and MSc in IT Management  

Joost Merks

Group CIO & Executive Board Member

  • Serial entrepreneur for more than 12 years in the digital industry
  • Merged his advertising company with Azerion in 2015
  • Actively involved in the expansional growth of the global business

Sebastiaan Moesman

Group CRO & Executive Board Member

  • Entrepreneur & media executive
  • Former COO of GroupM Connect, CEO Improve Digital
  • Founder of Reddion (later sold to the global media agency WPP)