Dr. Ongun is the Founder and the Managing Director of the Law Office, SRP-Legal, in Istanbul Turkey. Before SRP-Legal, she spent over 10 years working for Turkcell Group. She worked as the Chief Legal & Regulation Strategies Officer of Turkcell Superonlinefor 2 years and prior to this duty, as the Head of Group Regulation Strategies and Policies of Turkcell Group for 8 years, respectively.
Under SRP-Legal, Dr. Ongun has been providing consultancy services to her clients, not only in legal matters but also in compliance and regulation strategies.
Dr. Ongun studied law in Ankara University Law Faculty after completing her primary and secondary education in TED College. She obtained her LL.M. (Master of Law) degree on Competition Law with her studies in both Istanbul University and London School of Economics and her PhD degree on Data Protection and Privacy Law from Istanbul University.
She also accomplished Koc University Executive MBA Program specially design for Turkcell Group.
Besides, Dr. Ongun is also the visiting Ass. Professor of Bahcesehir University Institute of Social Sciences and Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center (BlockchainIST Center) which is the first university blockchain center in Turkey.
She is also the writer of the book on Personal Data Protection Law (2nd edition). She has also contributed to the Book of the Gift to Prof. Dr. Huseyin Hatemi as the writer of Data Protection Law section. She has also contributed to the Book of Applied Competition Law Seminars, as the author of the FinTech Players’ Competition with the Banks section. She also published and presented an academic paper on Blockchain and Data Protection Law in 2019 at the 2nd National Blockchain Workshop.
Furthermore, Dr. Ongun is the President of Turkish Industry & Businessmen Association (TUSİAD) Data Protection and Technology Law Group, she is the member of Turkish Informatics Industry Association (TUBİSAD), Turkey Informatics Foundation (TBV) and Blockchain Turkey Platform (BCTR), founding Board Member and Ethics Committee Member of Women in Technology Association, member of International Women Forum (IWF), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and International Institute of Communications (IIC), mentoring at Endeavour Turkey, at the Advisory Board Member of the FintechTime Magazine.