Veli Tan Kirtiş has over 30 years of experience in services and technology industries serving as the chief executive of some of Turkey’s largest telecom and technology companies. As an entrepreneur, Kirtiş started his career founding a facilities management company, which he successfully divested out after 5 years of operation.
Later, Kirtiş served as the CEO of the national operations of Dell, Apple, and Tele2. He led Tellcom (Turkcell Superlonline), the largest CLEC seconding only Turk Telekom, the state monopoly. After working as CEO of Profilo Technology Group for 7 years, currently, Kirtis is an investing partner of EAG Recycling and SalesArt Software. Kirtis is also an executive board member of Adesso Turkey and Makhina Robotics.
Veli Tan Kirtiş was an instructor of Digital Marketing, in the MBA program of Bilgi University in Istanbul, during the years 2006-2016
He is still the Chairman of Istanbul Technical University Alumni Association, one two largest two Alumni Association in Turkey since 2014.
He is a graduate of Istanbul Technical University, with a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
Kirtis is married and has two children.