M. Ufuk ÖZDEMİR earned his BSc from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Control and Computer Engineering in 1988, and MSc in 1993. He started his career in Netaş, followed by Zihni Holding and then joined to Borsa İstanbul (formerly Istanbul Stock Exchange) Information Systems Department as assistant system analyst in 1991. Özdemir was promoted as Director in the Department in 1997. He worked as developer, SW architect, application and development manager and project manager in IT dept for clearing and settlement systems, trading systems of equity market, debt securities market and derivatives market, data dissemination systems. He was appointed as Group Manager of the Project Management Office established in Borsa İstanbul in 2014.
Özdemir is currently the Program Manager of BISTECH/Nasdaq project and has been Executive Vice President for Information Technology (Application Development & Project Management) since April 2016.