Dr. Kurt brings more than 10 years of leadership skills, business acumen, and global expertise on GIS based optimization software development, product management, research and development. As CEO, he oversees the daily operations of the company and is responsible for strategic planning, execution and overall business operations and results.
Prior to establihing PlusOneMinusOne, the majority of his career was spent in the telecommunications industry. After relocating to Turkey, he worked at AirTies Wireless Networks as Director of Research where he held various management positions throughout his tenure, and Ericsson as Manager of Wimax product line. He has been responsible for various multi-million dollar software development projects and directed international optimization as well as services projects.
Dr. Kurt, received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Bogazici University and Ph.D. from University of Ottawa-Canada, all in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. He is also an adjunct professor & advisory board member at Bogazici University, and member of McGill Executive Club. Dr. Kurt has more than 40 papers published in the areas of Telecommunication, Optimization and GIS and author of 6 patents and recently received the award for Young Entrepreneur of the year 2012 in Turkey.