Meet our Team!

The FitBurn Team

Ferhat Kacmaz, CEO. Ferhat Kacmaz is a business angel, investor, and serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in building profitable businesses. He’s earned recognition as a leading fitness personality in the Middle East, having founded the first and biggest EMS Fitness Chain in the region.

Ferhat Kacmaz invented a groundbreaking Burn-to-Earn model to bridge fitness & Web3. He has a strong background in the fitness industry, well-known across it for bringing cutting-edge EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) training technology to the Middle East and Germany.

Chris Stuart Oldfield, CSO. Chris Oldfield is a 4-Gen entrepreneur in the fields of crypto, trading, production, and distribution. He is conversant in individual crisis management and the creation of individual business solutions. His other areas of expertise are strategic investments, sales, and supervision. This list includes Fitburn: a new-gen fitness app that rewards users for their workouts and helps them cut their fitness costs.

Frank Peter Zehlius, CTO. Frank Zehlius has over 30 years of commercial software development experience. Prior to his current role, Frank has worked at reputable security companies such as deister electronic, OPERTIS, and FPZ-Software.

Barkin Sayin, Director of Business Development – Turkey. Barkin is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Yes Group Holding Gmbh & Co. KG group of companies. Yes Group Holding consists of various companies, including BSS Group Holding Gmbh (focusing on the establishment, acquisition, sale, financing, holding, and management of investments), BSS Holding Gmbh (holding equity interests in other companies), NetFlipp Gmbh (developing and distributing applications, software, and smart devices compatible media players), and BSS Immobilien Gmbh (acquiring and managing real estate).

Selcuk Erdem, Director of Business Partnerships – Turkey.

Michael Röhricht, Director of Business Development – Germany. With vast experience in business development, sales, and marketing, he has been the CEO of Defbeat Records and Defbeat Media since 1998, which is an award-winning agency for event and project management, booking and artist management, graphics and video production, and modern brand communication.

Kali Kalirad, Director of Business Partnerships – Germany. Kali Kalirad is CEO & Founder of Defbeat Records & Defbeat Media. Defbeat Records is an award-winning agency for event and project management, booking and artist management, graphics and video production, and modern brand communication.

Praneet Kumar, Director of Legal & Compliance. Praneet Kumar is a highly experienced legal and business advisor, as well as a Web 3.0 early-stage VC. Praneet is also a founding and managing partner at Captus Advisors, a boutique consulting firm that focuses on blockchain and emerging technologies. The main focus of Captus Advisors is the cross-functional space of business, investment, legal, regulatory, compliance, risk management, and technology.

Dincer Delen, Creative Director. Dincer Delen has over 9 years of commercial creative development experience to the team. He has previously worked with many renowned brands such as Hahn Automobile, Porsche, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Volkswagen, and others.

Shelby Oldfield, Head of Marketing. Shelby Oldfield holds a bachelor's degree from Fachhochschule Osnabrück (University of Applied Sciences) With over 5 years of experience in the marketing industry, she has a proven track record of developing and implementing successful marketing strategies for various companies.

Brand ambassadors

  1. Atakan “Avatar” Arslan. Atakan Arslan, nicknamed Avatar, is a Turkish professional kickboxer and 5x Muay Thai World Champion. He is also a popular TV star and film actor.

  2. Jeremy Buendia. 4-time consecutive Mr. Olympia champion Jeremey Buendia is among us.

  3. Mike Sommerfeld. IFBB Pro Olympian /Top 5.Mr.Olympia Top 4 Arnolds Classic / Coach

  4. Zac Aynsley.Fitness modeling, private coaching and TV celebrity British athlete Zac is among us.

  5. Sami Hamidi. Sami Hamidi is one of the best athletes and trainers in the fitness world and General Manager of Swiss Nutrition

  6. Rukiye Solak. Rukiye Solak is the Turkish Olympia champion and Pro Show winner. The only IFBB bikini competitor in Turkey, she made her name everywhere from Olympia Portugal championships to Pro-Card championships.

  7. Tunahan Güler. Tunahan Güler, who made his name in the fitness world, made his name in İFBB Pro Men's Physique and 22'Dubai Pro Champ. After 27 years, he competed in Mr. Olympia in 2022 as the first Turkish.

  8. Franzi Weil. An IFBB Elite Pro athlete and German Wellness champion, Franzi is a staple in the industry.

  9. Taylan Solak. Taylan Solak is an IFBB & NPC Competition Prep coach.

  10. Adolf Burkhard. Famous IFBB Pro competitor Adolf Burkhard is among us.

  11. Dilan Coşkun. Istanbul 22 wellness champion, IFBB Turkey Wellness champion and national athlete are among us.

  12. AMR Hussein.He is an IFBB Pro Egyptian competitor, WBFF Pro European champion and has won many international championships.


  1. Evan Luthra. Evan Luthra is a prominent crypto influencer and entrepreneur in India, who has been building and investing in fast-growing technology products since he was 13 years old. He is recognized as a leading blockchain expert by USA Today, a Forbes 30 under 30 recipient, and the creator of over 30 apps, and has a combined market cap of over $100 billion USD.

  2. Davinci Jeremie. Davinci Jeremie, also known as Davincij15, is a public speaker, crypto educator, and entrepreneur. He is a leading software developer who understood and adopted Bitcoin as early as 2011, and is well-known in the crypto community.

  3. Sergio Oliva Jr. Sergio Oliva Jr. is an IFBB professional bodybuilder and winner of 2017 New York Pro, 2018 Mr. Olympia, and 2020 Arnold Classic. He’s also the son of bodybuilding legend Sergio TheMyth Oliva. His father is 3x IFBB Mr. Olympia, was one of three men (and the last) to beat Arnold Schwarzenegger in a bodybuilding contest.

  4. Jan Berkefeld. Jan Berkefeld is a well-known blockchain expert and CEO and co-founder of several crypto projects with extensive expertise in Play-to-Earn projects.

  5. Özlem Kaçmaz. Özlem is a General Manager of RSG Group GmbH. With 6.4 million customers, the RSG Group is the global fitness leader. An internationally operating group with 41.000 employees and a presence in 48 countries. Özlem also has more than 20 years of experience in sales in many famous companies like Dekra, Bateel International and AGFEO.

  6. Tayler Schweigert. Tayler Schweigert is an entrepreneur and founder of Taylermade FZE in Dubai. He has deep expertise as a performance marketing advisor and holds various investments. He is also the co-founder of swimwear company WearWyse.

  7. David Lolaev. David Lolaev is an active member of the crypto community since 2016 and the founder of SalAd lab, which focuses on business development, sales management, and fundraising. He uses unique solutions to help a wide range of crypto companies become more effective than the sales department in big companies.

  8. Fabian Kuehne. Fabian Kuehne is an advisor specializing in high-converting funnels, tracking, and marketing campaigns. With his expertise, he helps businesses optimize their marketing strategies to generate more leads and sales.

  9. Mary Pedler. A communication expert with 7+ years in GR and PR, Mary helped 30+ tech projects get organic media coverage in top-tier outlets across the world. In early 2021, she founded Input PR: a PR agency focused on organic promotion of blockchain-based projects. Soon, it grew to envelop the broader tech sector and become InputPR. The agency's team includes high-ranked Web 3 communication professionals: PR managers, marketers, strategists, content creators, and event makers. InputPR is based in Dubai and Europe, with partners and clients all over the globe.

  10. Fabian Kumpush. With over 6 years in the blockchain world, Fabian has made a name for himself not only as an entrepreneur with his well-known enterprise – Skyhack Media, but also as an investor, a respected educator and a leading content creator. His expertise in the crypto space has made him a respected figure in the industry.

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