Alper AKYÜZ was born in 1970 in Kırıkkale.
After graduating from Bursa Anatolian High School, he continued his education in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. During his university years, he specialized in design, advertising and marketing in his working life.
He has been serving as the founding partner and chairman of the board of directors and also as the General Manager in Anatolia since 2010.
He is fluent in English and German.
Elif AKYÜZ was born in Istanbul in 1975, graduated from Kadıköy Anatolian High School and completed her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees at Boğaziçi University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
Elif AKYÜZ, who later worked as a research assistant in the same field at Boğaziçi University, used her expertise for the development of diagnostic products in the private sector.
Elif AKYÜZ, who has been the founding partner and vice president of the board of directors since 2010, is the R&D Center Director and fluent in English, German and Italian.
Kumru Ece SARAN SELÇUK
Kumru Ece SARAN SELÇUK was born in 1992 in Bursa, graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics in 2015.
SARAN SELÇUK, who was ranked as second and third in Turkish swimming championships, played volleyball as a licensed volleyball player between 2004-2014.
SARAN SELÇUK, who joined Hugo Boss in 2015 after her experience in Information Rights Management (IRM) at Sony Electronics Istanbul office, continues her role as Marketing and Brand Communications Leader at Hugo Boss Turkey.
SARAN SELÇUK is fluent in English and German.
Işıl KURNAZ was born in Istanbul in 1974, graduated from Hüseyin Avni Sözen Anatolian High School and completed her bachelor’s degree in Boğaziçi University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and her doctorate degree in the field of biochemistry at the University of London.
Işıl KURNAZ, who worked as a lecturer at Boğaziçi University and as a postdoctoral researcher at Manchester University, returned to Turkey in 2003 and took part in the establishment of the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University, and became an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor at the same university.
L’oreal Young Scientist and The Turkish Academy of Sciences, Outstanding Young Scientist award winner Prof. Dr. KURNAZ has been working at Gebze Technical University since 2014, where she still works as the founding director of the Biotechnology Institute.
Duygun EROL BARKANA
Born in 1980, Duygun EROL BARKANA graduated from Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Department of Electrical and Electronics engineering in 2001 with the first rank.
After completing her master’s degree at Vanderbilt University in 2003, her doctorate degree in 2007 and working as a Research Assistant, BARKANA has been continuing her academic life at Yeditepe University since 2007.
BARKANA, who has been the Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Yeditepe University since 2017, has numerous national and international academic publications. In 2018, BARKANA won the Outstanding Young Scientist Award in Science and Engineering Sciences from the Turkish Academy of Sciences.