Hackers Get More Sophisticated, Efe is in Demand

#27 Efe Orhun, 39 - Derivative Technology
Efe is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded a number of start-ups including AraTurca, SanalAkce, Kannas Energy LLC and Starters Lab.  He currently serves as CEO of Derivative Technology LLC (www.derivativetech.com), an information security and risk management consultancy working with clients in Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Turkey, and the US. Established in 2002, Derivative Technology currently serves a range of companies in Silicon Valley from Fortune 500’s to start-ups. The company focuses on cybersecurity, information and risk management, information security architectures, and regulatory compliance.
Derivative Technology LLC serves as a trusted adviser to numerous companies, and develops a variety of solutions to solve their business challenges.  As a 15+ year veteran of Information Security, Efe along with his team bring decades of information security experience to their client engagements, and focus on delivering practical, sustainable, cost-effective solutions to their customers.

Efe also supports aspiring entrepreneurs with on-going mentorship, and co-founded Convexity Labs and Starters Lab which provided training, investment and incubation services, he also serves on the boards of a number of start-ups in Silicon Valley. He has contributed to numerous government and private sector studies on how to improve the entrepreneurship climate in Turkey.  In addition to his entrepreneurial side, Efe was a co-founder of the Turkish American Business Connection (TABC), a business league that promotes professional networking and fosters business relationships between Turkey and the US.  He served as TABC's President from 2004 to 2014. He currently serves as TABC’s Chairman of the Board.

Prior to this, Efe worked at Palm and Applied Materials in information security. He is a CISSP and has two patents in mobile computing in Australia. Efe holds BA / MIS degrees from Michigan Technological University. He is also a contributor to the Paranoid Technology Information Security Blog (www.paranoidtechnology.com)
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