Levend Beriker is Alta Bering’s founder (1994) and managing partner. Alta Bering’s practice is built upon many years of hands-on business experience and cooperation with international practitioners of value management and corporate strategy. Mr. Beriker has contributed to the success of a broad range of businesses from financial services to retail through orchestration of corporate skills and management technology for competitive advantage. Mr. Beriker is a graduate of Cornell University School of Engineering (IE/OR) and Kelley School of Business, Indiana University where he received his MBA in Finance.
Mahmut Karayel, Ph.D.
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, optimizaiton 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.