We started our journey in 2015 to democratize software development.
Not just for some. For all businesses.
We are headquartered in San Francisco and obsessed with helping our
customers solve problems. Kuika’s easy-to-use platform enables users to
build apps rapidly for every form factor and for everyone.
We provide our platform as a software and turnkey solution as a service
to our customers.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Founder and Chairman
Süreyya Ciliv, a well-known international ICT executive and software entrepreneur, brings over 30 years of experience to Kuika, serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
After a successful entrepreneurship experience at his Boston-based software company Novasoft, Mr. Ciliv has held international executive positions at Microsoft, and served as the CEO of Turkcell, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Europe.
Mr. Ciliv invests in and advises promising startups and enterprises with a mission to contribute to humanity through science, technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and his vast knowledge, experience, and know-how in ICT.
Süreyya Ciliv received Computer and Industrial Engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
Founder and Vice Chairman
After working briefly as an IT professional, Murat Ihlamur founded Netsis in 1991 and led the company for more than 20 years, transforming it into an international software group with a presence in more than 10 countries in the EMEA region. He acted as the Chairman and President of Netsis until 2013, when the company merged with Logo Software. He became a shareholder of Logo and oversaw technology at the company as the Co-Chief Technology Officer until recently.
Throughout his career, Mr. Ihlamur created, purchased, sold, and sat on the board of directors of numerous enterprises of different sizes and segments, all within the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector. He continues to support and invest in the ICT sector, with an aim to contribute to its development, through Vela Partners, a technology investment firm with offices in San Francisco and Europe. He is a lecturer in Industrial Engineering and Computer Engineering departments of well-known universities. He also actively takes part in ICT NGOs.
Murat Ihlamur brings over 30 years of experience to Kuika as an entrepreneur, software developer, engineer, and architect in numerous countries. He received his Industrial Engineering degree from Dokuz Eylül University, and his master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Ege University.
Founder and Board Member
Sadun Anık leads product and technology development, sales, marketing, and operations of Kuika bringing more than 25 years of R&D and software business experience.
Mr. Anık started his career as a research engineer for HP Laboratories in Palo Alto. He continued as Software Development Director for Payment Systems and Business Intelligence at Garanti Technology, providing state-of-the-art technologies for Garanti Bank in Turkey. He held international managerial positions at Microsoft on Sales and Business Development and executive positions at Netsis and Logo for ERP and SaaS products.
He holds M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University.