Volkan Akbas is currently serving as Interim Technology Lead at Airblox. He is an accomplished technology executive with an impressive history of working with world-class engineering teams to deliver software that helps people achieve more.
With more than 20 years of experience, Volkan's extensive background includes noted accomplishments in financial software development. Before Airblox, Volkan worked in the education, financial services, and Fintech industries and led the technology teams at Backstop to build the premier analysis, reporting, and portfolio tools used by institutional alternative asset managers. Volkan's primary focus is designing and building best-in-class commercial software solutions and enterprise applications.
Volkan holds an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno, and Computer Science from Firat University in Turkey and has earned multiple Microsoft Certifications. From Turkey originally, Volkan has three children—all boys—and is a soccer coach in his free time and once wanted to go pro.