Kemal Apaydın

Kemal Apaydın

Co-Founder of Chain

Work experience

Work experience


Sep 2013 - Present
ARTI Innovation

ARTI Innovation is trying to accomplish the goal of creating innovative products which suits the public needs. Our company is conducting and developing projects on the areas of renewable energy, machine to machine communication (M2M) and mobile softwares.


May 2014 - Present
Chain Networking

A location-based mobile networking application for professionals to build meaningful business connections based on real-time interactions.


Jul 2013 - Apr 2014

Sales representative of leading Solar Energy company from Germany.

Bilkent University-Green Campus

Feb 2012 - Nov 2013
Bilkent University-Green Campus

Leader of the Solar Panel Project under the supervisor of university rector, Abdullah Atalar.

ABLE Technology

Jan 2012 - Aug 2013
ABLE Technology

CEO and Co-founder of the company which produce smart home automation systems.


Sep 2012 - May 2013
Bilkent University

Academic article about cost decision modeling on energy investments with IE department professor whose name Emre Nadar.

Project Leader

Apr 2012 - Jan 2013

Project Leader in Innovation Center in Ankara


Jul 2011 - Jul 2012

Co-founder of the website which is the world's first video based competition website.

Digital Marketing Intern

Sep 2000 - Jul 2012
Digital Marketing Intern


Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Zorlu Energy

Intern at Investment department in top energy company in Turkey


Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
Ever Solar Energy

Solar Panel Manufacturing experience in South Korea


Aug 2010 - Oct 2010
Mauell Corporation

Internship on wind turbine systems in Germany

Ankara İktisas Sport Club

Jan 2010 - Oct 2010
Ankara İktisas Sport Club
Turkey Basketball coaching with children aged 8 to 10


Feb 2009 - May 2009
Mauell Corporation

Internship on Nuclear power plantation in USA



Bachelor - Industrial Engineering

2009 - 2013
Bilkent University

Started 3 different businesses to make my life, still graduated with high degree.

High School

2008 - 2009
Harrisburg Academy

Selected the most successful international student.

High School

Sep 2004 - May 2008
Adana Anatolian High School

Graduation Degree: 94/100

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May 2014                                  Chain selected the most successful startup between 3000 high-tech companies in Turkey.

May 2013                                  Selected most innovative project with Able Technology's smart home system.

January 2013                           Finalist of the Deloitte Case Competition (ISBF) in Turkey

May 2012                                   Have been selected 6th Entrepreneur by Startup-Labs in Turkey

June 2011                                 Certificate of Spanish B1 at Don Quixote Institute in Madrid, Spain
Nov 2010                                   P&G Live Classes Marketing Certificate

May 2009                                   Three Sport Award in high school in USA (Tennis, Basketball, Football)

May 2009                                   The most effective player award in SIAC basketball league in Pennsylvania, USA

February 2009                         Delegate of Turkish Republic in Model United Nations organization in PennState University, USA

1998-2013                                  Playing basketball professionally for 15 years. Received the best forward award  four times in four years while I was studying at Adana Anatolian High School, Turkey.

June 2007                                 Zertifikat Deutsch (The certificate after finished 12 levels of German courses)

Language Skills

-Turkish: Native                                            

-English: Fluent                                          

 -German: Intermediate                                        

-Spanish : Basic