Cayli began his career in 2000 and held various positions for Roche, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, and Turev. Founded and led two healthcare companies (Idea and Invivo) and two consultancy companies (Kanvas and Biovenka).
He holds a BSc and an MBA, both from Middle East Technical University (aka ODTU).
As a seasoned investor, he has 8 personal investments including British, Irish, American, Swedish, and Turkish companies, and serves on the Board of some. He also consults startups on behalf of TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific & Technological Research Council). He is a member of BIC Angels and GAIN Global.