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), and an FMVA from CFI.
As a seasoned investor, he has 14 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.
He is a published author as well. "Startup Yatirimcisinin El Kitabi (The Handbook of Startup Investor)" was published at the end of 2020.