Born in Istanbul in 1968, Behçet Yumrukçallı received an undergraduate degree in Electronics and communication at the Istanbul Technical University, and a graduate degree from the University of New Orleans. He began his career at NETAŞ, a Nortel company, and then worked at REUTERS and EMC. Prior to joining NetApp, he was the Group Director of Technology Solutions at EMC. Behçet Yumrukçallı has been the Country Manager of NetApp since November 2005. He is married with two children.