Suleyman Gokyigit is the Chief Operating Officer at IT Support Guys. In this role, Suleyman applies his 24 plus years of experience to create innovative business strategies, client-focused solutions, strong systems and processes to deliver the operational maturity that distinguishes IT Support Guys. As the lead network infrastructure design and security expert, he leads the network, infrastructure, and monitoring. Suleyman is also responsible for ensuring IT Support Guys’ industry-leading uptime for clients.
Before joining IT Support Guys in 2014, Suleyman worked for BT Group, a multinational telecommunications company with operations in 180 countries and the largest provider of fixed-line, broadband and mobile services in the UK. He managed global access finance, commercial, and products. After receiving his bachelor’s in computer science and engineering, Suleyman obtained a master’s in computer science from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He went on to obtain an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management in Business administration and management. Suleyman’s passion for technology flourished from a young age. He started working with computers in the third grade, and by fifth grade, Suleyman was programming in BASIC and C.
At the age of 18, Suleyman was recognized as a “computer whiz” in an article published by The Wall Street Journal for his technical prowess. At the time, Suleyman was ranked among the top computer technicians and programmers at InteliData Technologies, a $70 million software company with several offices across the United States. Suleyman has been interviewed by TIME magazine, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and local news stations. Suleyman is a passionate, purpose-driven leader who believes in building strong teams, and that everyone “should have dreams bigger than your circumstances.” Suleyman always seeks to empower clients, employees, and his network, leveraging each opportunity to create successful outcomes.