Mehmet Fatih KACIR – Deputy Minister, REBUPLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY
17:15 – 18:15 NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE AND DIGITAL TURKEY
He was born in 1984 in Istanbul. He completed his secondary and high school education in İstanbul Erkek Lisesi. In 2003, Turkey was the 12th in the university entrance exam. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Bosphorus University, Department of Industrial Engineering with Honors Degree. During his university education, he worked as a student representative. He spearheaded interdisciplinary research and PMI (International Institute of Project Management) approved project management trainings.
After graduation, he chose to be an entrepreneur in different sectors. He has worked in simulation software and hardware, virtual reality applications, digital outdoor advertising and food sectors with the companies he is the founder and manager of. He developed innovative models and industrial designs in his companies.
In addition to commercial life, he also took an active role in non-governmental organizations. He is also co-founder of ‘Turkey Technology Team Foundation. He continues to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors. The establishment T3 Foundation within the Deneyap Technology Workshops, Future maintained for gifted students Technology Stars Program, Science Centers and the Enterprise Center programs, Turkey’s first Aviation, Space, and was among the pioneers who Teknofest Istanbul’s Technology Festival. In 2018, he was appointed to TÜBİTAK Science Committee.