About Ömer Suner
Ömer Suner was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1976. He received his B.A. degree from Yıldız Technical University Department of Economics, masters degree in business administration from Yeditepe University. He has also completed Stanford University’s Endeavour Growth Program, specializing in growth strategies.
Ömer Suner has extensive experience in Fintech and Marketing. His first post in finance was at Turkish Economy Bank (later acquired by BNP Paribas) managing Alternative Distribution Channels (Internet, ATMs, etc.). Following his 6-year tenure at BNP Paribas, he joined Samsung Electronics Turkey as a senior marketing director. Ömer Suner stayed with Samsung Electronics for 8 years, after which he shifted back to finance as he co-founded ininal, one of the leading financial technology companies in Turkey and the region. He acted as CEO and board member for 8 years. Ömer Suner is currently the Global CEO of Ozan Electronic Money Inc., holding this position since March 2020.
Ömer Suner is a founding member and board member of the Payment and Electronic Money Association (ÖDED) and a board member of Financial Literacy & Inclusion Association (FODER). Ömer Suner is also on the advisory board of Fintechtime, a reputable publication in the fields of finance, technology and entrepreneurship.