Kuzeyhan Özdemir

Kuzeyhan Özdemir


BIOGRAPHY

Kuzeyhan Özdemir received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department and MBA degree from Business Administration Department of Middle East Technical University at 1989, 1992 and 1996 respectively.

He started his business career at 1989 and worked for several companies and organizations both in and out of Turkey. He joined Bilkent Group at 1999. From 1999 till 2008, he hold several positions in Meteksan Sistem (IT Systems Integration), Mobilsoft (Edutainment, Mobile and Digital TV Technologies), Bilkent Cyberpark (Administration of Bilkent Technology Development Zone), Meteksan Space (Space Technologies) and Meteksan Defence (Defence Technologies), all companies under Bilkent Holding.  

From 2008 till 2013, he acted as Vice Director in BilUzay - Bilkent University Space Technologies Reseach Center and was actively involved in the development Turkey’s first payload for a communications satellite project, aimed to develop a processing transponder at EHF Band, funded by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). He is currently working as the director of Bilkent TTO - Bilkent University Technology Transfer Office.

He is member of Middle East Technical University Alumni Society and TÜRYAK Seniors Council Association. He is married with two children.