Arda describes himself as a builder of teams & organizations to break the technological limits of humanity. He studied bioengineering at YTU, self-mastered synthetic biology, and is a biohacker culture enthusiast. With his work, he progressively became a regional public figure of synbio. He is the Co-founder and CEO of GEEN Biotechnology, Inc. a synthetic virology start-up that constructed the world’s first synthetic designer viroid in 2017 as a universal genetic circuit plasmid. GEEN listed among TOP 69 synbio globally in 2017 and TOP 500 deep-tech in 2019. Arda is now leading Project Intellivir at GEEN, focused on using genetic circuits for improving directed evolution efficiency of therapeutic viruses by 100x. Recently, Arda is also working intensively on the establishment of an International Biohack Institute.