Bulent Dogan – Founder, Senior Solution Architect

Bulent brings over seventeen years’ experience in Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Media Asset Management (MAM) to CyanGate. He started his experience in DAM/MAM in 2000 as a member of the OpenText Digital Media Group (Artesia) as a Technical Solutions Architect. In 2007, he founded CyanGate as a solution to provide cost effective service solutions for OpenText Media Management (OTMM).

In 2009, he added two additional services to CyanGate: S-Drive and Elvis DAM. He included S-Drive for Salesforce.com to address the cloud storage needs for Salesforce.com end users. He added Elvis DAM to the CyanGate solutions portfolio as a cost effective DAM solution for departments and companies who needed a small to medium DAM solution. He became the first to bring Elvis DAM to Turkey and the United States.

With his seventeen years of experience at Artesia, OpenText and CyanGate, he brings a plethora of experience in different DAM deployments and best practices. As a result, he was able to craft CyanGate’s solid methodology to DAM / MAM projects to address the needs of CyanGate’s customers. As a result, customers receive faster deployments, solid integrations, and customizations that fit the customers’ needs. Besides DAM and MAM, Bulent brings Salesforce.com services and Amazon Web Services to CyanGate customers such as S-Drive and customizations for Salesforce.com.


OTMM: Kamehameha Schools, Vistaprint, Genentech, PBS, Columbia Sportswear, Fox Entertainment, Kohler, Monster Energy Drinks, Kraft-Heinz, USAA, Centurion, Hobby Lobby, Ralph Lauren, Smithsonian Institute, Verizon, Research in Motion, Hard Rock Café, Corus Entertainment, Oakley, Travel Channel Media Systems, Televisa, HBO, Premier Retail Network, CMP, AT&T, Lippincott, Random House, Target

Elvis DAM / Elvis Cloud: Drees Homes, Union For Reformed Judaism, Delta Faucet Company, Oldcastle Architectural, Tana Bana Designs, Salesforce.com MAM Bridge for Elvis DAM, Elvis DAM Adobe Premiere integration

SFDC: S-Drive, Artesia / OpenText Salesforce.com Integration

Amazon Web Service: Cloud Storage Plugin 

DAM Consulting: Designs Direct Creative Group

Other: OpenText Media Group Product Development, Artesia Workflow, Artesia PowerPoint Adaptor


Jeffrey Lee - Senior Solution Architect

Jeffrey Lee brings over 15 years of IT experience, including over 10 years of experience with full-lifecycle implementation of enterprise-class, multi-tiered Digital Asset Management solutions.  Prior to joining CyanGate, Jeffrey was a Principal Architect at OpenText, providing the full range of OpenText Media Management services for Fortune 500 companies, multinational media corporations, manufacturing & retail, game development studios, and the public sector.
OTMM: 20th Century Fox, PBS, Vistaprint, Disney, Target, T-Mobile, McDonalds, Plantronics, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, Take-Two Interactive, Hasbro, Smithsonian Institution, Corus Entertainment, USAA, IFAW, Turner, Rosetta Stone, SAIC, Genzyme Corporation, FADEL Asset Rights Clearance (ARC) OTMM Integration


Umut Dogan – Senior Consultant 

With eleven years’ experience, Umut heads the CyanGate’s development office in Ankara, Turkey. Umut is responsible for analysis, development, customizations and configuration of the OpenText Media Management (OTMM) and Elvis DAM.

Besides digital asset management, Umut specializes in software development such as S-Drive, Amazon Web Services and Zoomify.  Prior to CyanGate, he served as a software developer and engineer on BOTAS ERP project and several other projects.


Kamehameha Schools, Vistaprint, Columbia Sportswear, PBS, Fox Entertainment, Kohler, Kraft Heinz, Ralph Lauren, Hobby Lobby, Loblaw, Target, Verizon, Del Monte, McDonald’s, AMD, BBC, Sun Microsystems

Elvis DAM:
Turkish Parliament, Arnavutkoy Municipality

S-Drive, Artesia / OpenText Salesforce.com Integration

MediaDrop, Artesia Zoomify, Artesia FFMpeg Project


Alperen Atmaca – Senior Consultant 

Alperen brings over fifteen years of IT experience to CyanGate.  Alperen specializes in OpenText Media Management Integrations, Elvis DAM customization , Elvis DAM plugins, needs analysis, HTML5, web services and e-commerce solutions. He applies his UI/UX design and OpenText skills to design portals for CyanGate customers. In 2015, he developed the integration between OTMM and FADEL ARC. 

Outside of CyanGate, he is the founder and developer for Inomage and Argeparkweb developing web sites and web applications.  He was a contributor to .NET Starter & .NET Intermediate Training Books providing hundreds of questions and answers for Microsoft exams 70-305 and 70-306.


OTMM: PBS, Vistaprint, Kraft Heinz, Fox Entertainment, Ralph Lauren, FADEL Asset Rights Clearance (ARC) OTMM Integration

Elvis DAM: Drees Homes, Delta Faucet Company, STIBO PIM - Elvis DAM Integration

Amazon Web Service: Cloud Storage Plugin  

Other: Pioneer Electronics and Digicom, LG Electronics, ATR Touristik Germany, Kalde

Kristen Bond - Project Manager

Kristen is a certified Project Manager and has over 13 years of Project/Production Management experience with both domestic, and off-shore teams. She has worked in several digital industries, including; media/asset management, eCommerce and website development, app development (iOS/Android), game development (mobile, web, social, and console), software development, and home entertainment.


OTMM: PBS, Columbia Sportswear, Monster Energy Drinks, USAA

Elvis DAM: Drees Homes

Other: Disney Interactive, DirecTV, MGM, Electronic Arts (EA),Walt Disney Studios, Deluxe Digital Studios (Disney/Fox), Panasonic Hollywood Laboratories




James Gabele - Account Executive

James heads the sales, marketing, partner program and account management at CyanGate.  James leverages his analyst training, competitive intelligence in the DAM market and prior help desk experience to understand customer needs, wants to determine what is the best solution for them and provides project management.  He provides consulting services for companies searching for DAM solutions including writing DAM RFPs.

Outside of CyanGate, James provides consulting on accounts payable software such as Concur and research.



Elvis DAM / Elvis Cloud: Union For Reformed Judaism, Delta Faucet Company

DAM Consulting: Designs Direct Creative Group

Other: THF, HAFA, Shenandoah's Pride, Dillard's

Serhat Alkın - Senior Consultant

Serhat brings 4+ years of Salesforce.com experience to Cyangate as a Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer. He specializes in Force.com development using Declarative Tools, Apex Classes and Triggers, Visualforce Pages, Web Services and Salesforce integration with external systems. He has been involved in several Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud implemented Salesforce.com projects.

He is currently responsible for development, customization and support of S-Drive, deployment of S-Drive to Salesforce.com AppExchange and also integration of S-Drive with Amazon Web Services.


SFDC: S-Drive

Erhan Firat - Software Consultant

Erhan brings +5 years of experience as a front-end developer with a passion to enhance user experience and improve software functionality.  Erhan focuses on improving S-Drive and enhancing its features.  

Prior to joining CyanGate, Erhan developed Kaft.co Admin Management Panel and www.vitaminegitim.com/ortaokul/ user interface. 



Murat Aykanat - Software Developer

Murat is software engineer/developer with eight year’s experience in IT developing applications in corporate and academic customers.  Murat specializes in OpenText Media Management projects, AI, web applications, desktop applications and game development.

Outside of CyanGate Murat is an Information Technology PhD candidate at Yildirim Beyazit University researching artificial intelligence and machine learning, teaches programming courses and write technical articles.  Prior to working at CyanGate, he was a founder and developer of his own software company,  Aykanat Software.


OTMM: Monster Energy Drinks, Magna International, Kamehameha Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Kraft-Heinz, Genentech, Vistaprint, USAA, Kohler, Google Vision API Plugin for OpenText Media Management

Other: Yildirim Beyazit University, Aykanat Software

Publications: http://tutorials.pluralsight.com/author/aykanatm


At CyanGate's core is its talented staff of software engineers, developers, consultants and architects.  CyanGate's talented staff enables CyanGate to provide successful digital asset management and Salesforce.com solutions.  The average CyanGate staff member has over five years of experience in IT.