Mahmut Karayel, Ph.D.
Managing Partner and Chief Scientist
Mahmut Karayel is the chief scientist at Alta Bering, responsible for solution integrity and algorithmic design. Since becoming a partner in 2007, Dr. Karayel has expanded Alta Bering’s mathematical technology for specific client needs, and provided financial modeling, optimization and risk management solutions. Throughout his career, he held various engineering, managerial, investment banking and academic positions. Prior to joining Alta Bering, Dr. Karayel was the global head of analysis at Babcock & Brown. Prior to B&B he held positions at GATX Capital, Ford Motor Credit Company, Bogazici University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley where he received a Ph.D. in Operations Research.
Director, Consulting Services
Onur Bilgili has joined Alta Bering in 2006 as an analyst and progressed to partnership in 2015. He was involved in proving data infrastructure and modeling using Alta Bering`s desktop optimizer. He led the technical consulting in projects from mobile telecom to retail banking, target setting to incentive compensation. His focus is in retail banking, more recently in application of value prediction features on a real estate platform. His has delivered in branch target setting, automotive retail, pharmaceuticals, electronics retail and many others.