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About Team Netsparker

Ferruh Mavituna

CEO / Product Architect

Ferruh Mavituna has been working in the application security industry for well over a decade and his ambition to ease the process of automatically detecting web application vulnerabilities led him to build Netsparker, and pursued it to the point of commercial reality. Ferruh is also the Netsparker’s Product Architect.

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Peter Edgeler


Peter Edgeler is Netsparker’s Chief Financial Officer. He brings years of business experience with him at Netsparker Ltd, where he manages the business affairs and relationships with business partners and several key customers.

Funda Çelebi

Global Sales Manager

Funda Celebi coordinates the sales team and the customers relations activity. She makes sure that every Netsparker user is a happy customer.

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Hüseyin Tüfekçilerli

Developer / Technical Lead

Huseyin leads the Netsparker development team. Thanks to his extensive experience in software development, we are able to keep Netsparker’s quality top notch.

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Orhan Albay


Orhan is a hybrid between a web application security professional and a software developer. With such a rich background, Orhan is responsible for the security related development of Netsparker.

Gökhan Demir


Gokhan brings along with him years of technical experience, and he has helped the Netsparker development team make security technology more awesome.

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Oguzhan Topcu


Oguzhan is the latest developer to join the Netsparker development team. He focuses on web development, hence is a vital part of the Netsparker website and the ScanToSecure project.

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Onur Yilmaz

QA & Senior Security Researcher

Onur Yilmaz heads the Netsparker QA team and ensures that every release is as good as it can be. Onur also heads the security research team, where he and his team research new vulnerabilities and develop them as new attacks for Netsparker.

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Omar Kurt

QA & Security Researcher

If there is a vulnerability in a well-known web application, most probably Omar knows about it. Omar frequently scans real-world web applications to ensure that Netsparker can identify all possible vulnerability variants. Omar is also a contributor to the Netsparker advisories.

Dan Smith

National Sales Director, US

Dan Smith joined the Netsparker sales team to head the US Sales. With more than 15 years’ experience in solution based enterprise level sales, Dan is the person to speak to should you need to secure your business web applications.

Simon Camilleri

Sales Executive

Simon Camilleri is the latest recruit at Netsparker and his mission is very simple; help Netsparker reach new markets and build a strong reseller base


About Netsparker

It was frustration with false positives that, back in 2006, motivated penetration tester Ferruh Mavituna to find a better way to security scan the web applications he was testing.

Working through the night in his spare time, Ferruh wrestled with a concept that he was sure could solve the problem. It was this vision and determination that ultimately led him to create Netsparker; the acclaimed security scanner that is now the backbone of our business. (read the Netsparker story)

The 2012 Netsparker team is a little better resourced than in Ferruh’s pioneering days, but it still upholds the same values that cemented his early successes - innovation, agility and customer focus.

Despite substantial growth in both human and financial terms, the company is still 100% virtual, with team members using the latest tools and technologies to collaborate from their respective locations around the globe.

We have a relaxed attitude to our work but we are passionate about web application security and determined that our product development will push back the boundaries of what’s achievable. Every new release of Netsparker (typically 5 or 6 times a year) brings new capabilities, often employing techniques that were previously thought impossible to automate.

Troy Hunt Web application security scanning done nicely
Troy Hunt, Microsoft MVP

Netsparker is our only product and it represents the entire focus of our activities, which means it gets the full attention it deserves and continues to set new standards for innovation in its field.

But despite having an awesome product, we understand that customers are the real reason for our success and we believe in going the extra mile to support them. We regularly receive words of praise from our users and every design and development decision is ultimately the result of feedback from the front line.

Cecil Su
You guys rock as you listen to the users
Cecil Su, Grant Thornton

Our company is well-funded and its business has been profitable and financially stable since almost the outset, so every stakeholder in our venture (customers, employees, investors, partners, contractors) can feel safe in the knowledge that we are in this for the long haul.