Dr. Kalpakoglu has been assigned to IBM's Systems Engineering R&D program in Germany, thus he completed his higher education in Belgium and the United States specializing in network management and security. He obtained his PhD in "Network Security Management & Cryptology". Between 1991 and 2001 Dr. Kalpakoglu was given consecutively outstanding achievement award from IBM and the European Excellence Award in 1989. In 2005 his research of "IT Security Systems" has been internationally awarded in Spain by IBM thus he obtained "Information Technology Honorary Award" by Kadir Has University of Istanbul. Dr.Kalpakoglu was TUBITAK Technology Award finalist previous year and "Achievement Award" was given to his project, followed by ITO's “Technology and Innovation Award" in all categories. From 1985 until 1988 he teached "System Programming" at the Bosphorus University and he is still visiting academic at Kadir Has & Dogus Universities teaching "IT Security and Vulnerability Assestment" courses. In late 2013, he established Endpoint Cyber Security R&D labs with Italian endian srl as a joint venture corp. The leading Source Code Analysis R&D Corporation "Checkmarx and Endpoint-labs" signed strategic partnership agreement to develop & implement joint Security projects. Company offers unique solutions designed to solve network security problems, in addition to its technology know-how providing extensive professional services, IT Security Testing - Situation Awareness - Proactive Cyber Defence testing to a global market.