After graduating from Italian High School Istanbul, Ata received a double major degree from Business Administration and Economics Department at Koç University. He started his career as an auditor at PwC, then he moved to PwC Consulting as a Senior Consultant and took part in Turkey’s first misconduct team. At the beginning of the year 2010, he joined TEB and took an active role in TEB and Fortis merger. After the merger, until 2014, he managed transformation projects in the Strategic Planning and Business Development department. By 2015, he started managing professional segment marketing and product development. At the same time, under the TEB’s umbrella, he founded one of the biggest social initiatives, TEB Band. As of 2016, he joined Galata Business Angels as Managing Director.