Born in 1972. 

After graduating from Galatasaray High School in 1990, Bali went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, and his master’s degree in finance from the Bentley University. Bali returned to Turkey after four years of experience in the US tourism industry.

He served on the board of the internet consultancy firm Vodaco, after which he joined Trafo as Group Director, a position he held between 2003 and 2007.

He founded the experience marketing agency Seratonin in 2007, and in 2009, his agency was merged into Proximity Istanbul, where he worked as Managing Director for a period of five years.

Mehmet Bali has been the Managing Director of Plasenta since early 2015.

Throughout his career, Bali worked with numerous global brands as well as leading local brands in Turkey, and took part in various high-impact, award-winning projects. Bali is currently the VMLY&R Global Social Team EMEA Lead.