Kaan Terzioglu

Chief Executive Officer, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS

Graduate, Department of Business Administration, Boğaziçi University. 1990, Independent Auditor and CPA, Arthur Andersen Turkey; 1992, IT Strategies and Security Specialist, Arthur Andersen USA; 1994, Leader, Information Management and Digital Strategy Services, Arthur Andersen Belgium; 1998, Vice-President, Consultancy Services, Turkey Operations. 1999-2012, with Cisco Systems, Brussels as Team Leader, E-Commerce Strategies, EMEA region, Sales Director, Advanced Technologies, EMEA region, Managing Director, Technology Marketing Organization, EMEA region, and Vice-President, Central and Eastern Europe. Then Member, Board of Directors: Akbank; Aksigorta insurance company; Teknosa technology retailer; CarrefourSA. Since April 2015, Chief Executive Officer, Turkcell; transformed the company into a converged telecoms and technology services provider, offering services and connectivity on mobile and fixed networks. In addition to Turkey, Turkcell Group operates in Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Germany through subsidiaries and partnerships. Chief architect of the company’s focus on mobile apps and services, including communication platform BiP, TV offering TV+, cloud app lifebox and music app fizy. Member of the Board, GSMA. Advocate of humanitarian causes and using the power of communication to the benefit of disadvantaged groups such as individuals with disabilities and refugees.