MUSTAFA ERGEN

Chief Technology Advisor
Turk Telekom

MUSTAFA ERGEN

Chief Technology Advisor
Turk Telekom

Biography

Mustafa Ergen is Chief Technology Advisor in Türk Telekom and president of venture funded Ambeent Wireless focusing 5G WiFi. Previously, Mustafa co-founded Silicon Valley startup WiChorus Inc. to focus on 4G technologies and company is acquired by Tellabs for $200M. Previously, he was a National Semiconductor Fellow [now TI] at the University of California Berkeley, where he co-founded the Distributed Sensing Lab, focusing on statistical sensor intelligence and vehicular communication.

Mustafa completed four programs from UC Berkeley: PhD and MS degrees in electrical engineering, MA degree from international studies and MOT program from HAAS Business School. His BS is from electrical engineering as valedictorian from Orta Doğu Technical University.

He serves in boards of public and private holdings. He is also national delegate in 5G Infrastructure Association and Horizon2020 ICT Program of European Union and advisor at Berkeley Program on Entrepreneurship and Development. He is also an adjunct associate professor at Koç University teaching entrepreneurship and mobile communication. He also served in the board of trustees of TOBB University of Economics and Technology and was co-host in TV show on BloombergHT about entrepreneurship.

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