Omer was a senior partner with Diffusion Capital Partners, an early stage technology investment fund of 35 million Euros based in Amsterdam. Previously, he was the General Manager of Inovent, Technology Transfer Fund of Sabanci University, first of its kind in the country. He is a founding member of the Galata Business Angels Network (GBA) first Angel Network in Turkey and past vice-president and a Board Member of LES International. BA in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University, LL.M from University of Lausanne and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Suffolk University. Member of Istanbul, New York and Massachusetts bars. Omer was named among IAM World’s 300 Leading IP Strategists, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Omer is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and holds an expert level accreditation from European Knowledge Transfer Society (EuKTS).