Bestem Buyum was born in 1985 in Ankara. She graduated from Middle East Technical University summa cum laude in 2008, obtaining a BSc. in Sociology and a minor in Industrial Design. After that she got Dean’s scholarship from Bilkent University for her M.A. studies in Design and Communication. She worked for several ad agencies and tech companies before she became a member of Kimola family. She joined Kimola over a year ago, as a Creative Director and soon became the Director of Kimola Analytics, a service that provides business intelligence and data analytics for TV. With Kimola Analytics, Bestem and her team brought Social TV to Turkey and since then they are leading that field with their technology and knowledge.