M. Rifat Ok was born in 1976 in Diyarbakır. In 2003, he received his master’s degree from ITU Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Between 1999 and 2004, he worked at Mobilera A.Ş. on European Union 6th Framework and ITEA R & D projects. In 2005, he started to work as a managing partner in Okyanus Technology. M. Rifat Ok has been successfully working as General Manager of the company since 2010 and he is married with two children.