Speakers all over the world

Top-tier speakers join Startup Turkey every year to influence the hearts and minds of the tech lovers from all around the globe.

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If you are interested in a speaking, mentor or moderator role at Startup Turkey, simply complete the brief application form. If we think there could be a good fit, a member of our team will be in touch with you.

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Previous Speakers

Meet our previous speakers who made Startup Turkey the most attractive tech event of the region

Previous Speakers

  • David S. Rose
    CEO
    Gust
  • Chris Skinner
    Chairman
    The Financial Services Club
  • Sebastiaan Vaessen
    Head of Strategy
    Naspers Group
  • Hasan Haider
    Venture Partner
    500 Startups
  • Omar A. Syed
    Partner
    Abraaj Capital
  • Mike Butcher
    Editor at Large
    TechCrunch
  • Khaled Talhouni
    Managing Partner
    Wamda Capital
  • Faruk Eczacıbaşı
    Vice President
    Eczacibasi Holding
  • Andrea Barrica
    Venture Partner
    500 Startups
  • Jeff Burton
    Strategic Advisor
    BitDegree
  • Mudassir Sheikha
    Co-founder / CEO
    Careem
  • Martin von Haller Groenbaek
    Partner
    Bird & Bird
  • Christopher Schroeder
    Author
    Startup Rising
  • Teruhide Sato
    Founder
    Beenos
  • Ross Kingsland
    CEO
    Inception Business Solutions
  • Serdar Kuzuloğlu
    Founder
    Mserdark Consultancy
  • Nick Tommarello
    Founder & CEO
    Wefunder
  • Marie Paoli
    Director of Partnerships Programs
    Blackbox
  • Fadi Bishara
    Founder & CEO
    Blackbox
  • Issa Aghabi
    Venture Capital
    IFC World Bank
  • Fares Ghandour
    Partner
    Wamda Capital
  • Federico Guerrini
    Contributor
    Forbes - Zdnet - La Stampa
  • Kaushal Chokshi
    Founder & President
    Scaale Group
  • Alexander Konoplyasty
    Managing Partner
    Buran Venture Capital
  • Kentaro Sakakibara
    CEO
    Samurai Incubate
  • Ari Korhonen
    CEO
    Lagoon Capital
  • Anil Advani
    Managing Partner
    Inventus Law
  • Bill Kenney
    Founder
    Test My Pitch
  • Ramzy Ismail
    Program Manager
    Techstars
  • Hasan Aslanoba
    CEO
    Aslanoba Capital
  • Aamer Khan
    Entrepreneur, and Technologist
    U.S. Diplomat
  • Chad Kaul
    Senior Director
    Blackbox
  • Yousef Hamidaddin
    MENA Innovation
  • Sam Mallikarjunan
    Principal Marketing Strategist
    HubSpot
  • Jon Crawford
    Founder
    Storenvy
  • Samar Singla
    Founder and CEO
    Jugnoo
  • Numan Numan
    Managing Director
    212 Capital
  • Nazareno Mario Ciccarello
    Professor of Entrepreneurship
    IE Business School
  • Barbaros Özbugutu
    Co-Founder & CEO
    iyzico
  • Yunus Emre Güzer
    Founder & CEO
    PayU
  • Roger Cowdrey
    Team Leader
    GOPA Turkey
Our speakers consist of known experts in the field with years of experience. To be considered for the upcoming event as a speaker, simply complete the brief speaker application.