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Dr. Celal Sami TÜFEKCİ is the Vice President at Defence Industry Agency . He has Bachelor's degree from Gazi University (Ankara, Turkey); graduate degree from Northeastern University (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) and doctorate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York, USA) all in the field of Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Tüfekci has started his professional career at Pitney Bowes Inc. that is the world's leading communications and document creation company and has signed patented works on high performance motion control. As a Mechatronics and Control System Design Specialist, he has been a consultant for numerous projects and various companies. After he has served in the manufacturing of satellites and in technology transfer team of Turksat 3A (Throwing / Ariane-5: 12 June 2008, Kourou, French Guiana) as satellite design specialist at Thales Alenia Space, he took the role of the National Satellite Communications Program Director. Then, he has worked as chief researcher in RASAT (Throwing / Dnepr: August 17, 2011, Yasnye, Russia) and Göktürk-2 (Throwing / LM2D: December 18, 2012, in Jiuquan, China) place observation satellite projects at TÜBİTAK Space Technologies Research Institute.
In his academic career, he has served as a research assistant at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut, Instructor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology , Gazi University and Atılım University and finally instructor and manager of the Central Research Laboratory at Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Mechatronics Engineering Department.
Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at ULAK Communications Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Directors at ÜRTEMM Inc.
He is married with 3 children and knows advanced level of English.
Hakkı SUSMAZ was born in 1974 in Gördes, Manisa. He completed his primary education in Gördes. In 1992 he graduated from Kırklareli at 60th Year Health Vocational High School. In 1998, he completed his education at Ankara University Law Faculty.
He worked at the Ankara Province Directorate of Health between 1992 and 2001. In 2001, he officially started his duty at the Ministry of Health, Legal Consultancy.
He has served in various committees and commissions within the Ministry (such as promotion and title change training, Central Disciplinary Board Membership).
In August 2018, he was appointed as General Director of Law and Legislation at the Presidency Administrative Affairs Directorate.
He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at ULAK Communication Inc.
He is married and has two children.
Beytullah KUŞCU was born in Adana in 1975. He completed his BSc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering between 1993-1998 at Cukurova University and his MSc. education at City University London / UK between 2008-2009.
He started his career as an engineer in the General Directorate of Radio in 1998. He continued his studies as an engineer at BTK between 2000-2002 and worked as an ICT Expert at different departments of BTK between 2003 and 2014.
He appointed as the Head of the BTK Sectoral Research and Strategy Development Department in 2014 and as the Head of the Authorization Department im 2016. He studies on preparing and monitoring the authorization legislation in the Electronic Communications Sector, authorization and tenders for mobile communication services (3G, 4.5G and 5G preparatory studies). ), numbering regulations, financial obligations of operators, preparation and secondary regulations regarding the use of domestic and national products by operators and coordinates universal service projects.
He is a member of the Board of Directors at ULAK Communications Inc.
Mustafa YAMAN was born in Ankara in 1975. He graduated from the Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1997. He completed his master's degree in Ankara University Electronics Engineering Department in 2005.
He started his career as a Candidate Engineer at ASELSAN in 1996, and later worked as an Engineer and Technical Leader. Between 2008 and 2014, he worked as Radar System Engineering Manager in the Radar and Electronic Warfare Systems Sector Presidency. After working as Radar System Engineering Director between 2014-2017, he served as Radar Program Director between 2017-2022.
Apart from ASELSAN, he acted as a referee in TÜBİTAK KAMAG projects.
He was appointed as Vice President of Communication and Information Technologies in the Board of Directors meeting dated June 28, 2022, to be effective by July 1, 2022.
He is married, has three children, and speaks fluently English.