Cengiz Ultav

Born in Eskişehir on the 26th of February in 1950 . Mr. Ultav was graduated from Ankara Science High School and received his BSc and MSc degree from Electrical and Electrical Engineering Department (Computer and Control Option) from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. He also has a diploma from Philips International Institute in Eindhoven, Holland. After working in technical and administrative departments of Bimsa, Info (in Turkey) and Dornier Syatem GmBh (in Germany) repectively, he worked as Vice General Manager of NCR Turkey and as General Manager of Sun Microsystems in Turkey. During the same period, he offered consultancy services to some big group companies such as Koç, Sabancı and Eczacıbaşı. He has been supporting Vestel’s Executive Committee since 1995 in the areas of strategic planning and investor relations. He is currently Board Member of Vestel Ventures.As an UNDP consultant in Vietnam, he conducted a study for the development of local electronics industry. He is founding member of the Turkish Informatics Society (TBV) and the Turkish Unix Users Group. He is also certificated consultant of the Microsoft in the area of Solution Development Discipline. Besides, he had been awarded by TUBİSAD with “Lifelong Service Reward” in 2005. Mr. Ultav has been serving in TTGV as Board Member since August 2005 and Chairman of Board since April 2012.