Born in Germany (Öhringen), raised in Turkey (Istanbul), all grown up in USA (Seattle).
Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1983-1988: BS in Computer Science
Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA, 1988-1990: MS in Computer Science
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, USA, 1990-2014: Software Development (Developer, DevLead, DevMgr) on Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office.
Started crunching for SETI on Nov 15, 1999; then switched to BOINC when it came out.
Motto: Small things make quality, but quality is no small thing. (Adapted from Henry Royce who was talking about perfection, not quality)