Bulent is the Chief Executive Officer of Mynaric. He divides his time equally between Munich and Los Angeles.
Bulent joined Mynaric in early 2019 to drive adoption of laser communication technology in the satellite industry and was, initially, responsible for overseeing Mynaric’s space products and the company’s US headquarters. In July 2020, Bulent became CEO of Mynaric, and in this position he is pushing the company's product-orientated approach and business development.
He has been responsible for introducing a product-focused mindset and approach at Mynaric as the company pivots from a prototype developer to a product manufacturer. As an employee at SpaceX from the outset, he gained valuable experience in more than eleven years at the company, serving in various posts, including as Vice President. He is now using this wealth of experience at Mynaric, in order to introduce the company's laser communication products to the aerospace connectivity market and to make them well known.
Based on Bulent's extensive network and reputation in the industry, a further focus of his activity is establishing business with key customers in order to push widespread use of laser communication further on.