Aylin Oktem serves as a Director at Stanton Chase South Central. With over 25 years of professional experience, Aylin has demonstrated a strong drive to achieve positive outcomes for her clients and dedicates herself to comprehensively understanding their requirements to ensure a successful outcome.
Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Aylin was the Head of Research and Development for a London-based boutique executive search company specializing in VC-funded SaaS start-up companies in the United Kingdom and Europe. She was instrumental in organizational growth and building leadership teams for clients in the SaaS space.
Aylin also set up a UK distribution arm for a US Headquartered SaaS company and advised local government authorities in London on how to optimize procurement processes and procedures using SaaS-based cloud-based services. Aylin has over two decades of experience in international banking, finance, commercial real estate, and technology in Europe and Asia. Her clientele included Apple, Discovery Channel, Edelman, and Autodesk.
Aylin received her Master of Science in International Finance (MSc) from Brunel University London. A native of Turkey, Aylin also lived in the United Kingdom and now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. In her spare time, Aylin enjoys exercising, acting, exploring new cultures and cuisines, and spending time with her family.