Kenan Çolpan

İTÜ ARI Teknokent

In his 25-year-experience, Mr. Kenan Colpan has taken efficient part for two sector-leading American brands to take an active role in Turkey’s market and accomplished many export-based projects. Mr. Çolpan has worked as a managing partner in his start-ups which later he successfully managed their exits. Graduated from Economics Department at Istanbul University, Mr. Çolpan still works as the General Manager of Istanbul Technical University’s Sciencepark, İTÜ ARI Teknokent and ITU Foundation’s subsidiary company, 3M R&D Inc. While being the General Secretary of the ITU Foundation, Mr. Çolpan is also the board member of ITU’s Technology Transfer Office, İTÜNOVA TTO, and Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Turkey.Currently, Mr. Çolpan and his team show an intensive effort to establish “Istanbul Technical University’s Entrepreneurship Hub” in which it is aimed to be the regional power and the center of attraction.