Mr. Ongun was born in 1952 in Ankara. Upon graduating from TED Ankara College, Mr. Ongun received his Bachelor’s and Masters degrees from Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department, University of Wales, in United Kingdom. Mr. Ongun began his career as the Director of Ganmount Group of Companies in London between 1974 -1992. During his years in London, Mr. Ongun founded one of the leading Information and Communications Companies (ICT) in Turkey, Gantek Technologies which was incorporated in 1987. Mr. Ongun is the Chairman of the Board of Gantek Group since 1992. As the Honorary Consul of Cook Islands in Turkey, Mr. Ongun is the founding Chairman of Turkish Classic Automobile Club, Porsche Club Istanbul, he is also Board Member of Turkish Informatics Association (TBV) and Comptroller TUBISAD Informatics Industry Association. He is also a member of the TED Istanbul College Board of Trustee’s. Mr. Ongun is an international rally competitor, holding the title of “Turkish Champion for Classic Sporting category for 2008 and 2009". He has also completed the "Peking Paris 2010 Rally’s Classics Category”, achieving the second place in category.