Erol Çağatay

Erol Çağatay

CEO at Prism Consulting

Startupbootcamp Istanbul Mentor

Erol Cagatay is truly a global citizen, having worked in 4 continents in his 13 years of professional life.  His current work ranges from cleantech to UAV control systems, having different roles in the company/project including raising capital, mentoring, and business advice.

Originally a rocket scientist, Erol developed a passion for new businesses after his MBA at INSEAD and is continuing down this path as an advisor and a consultant for startups, investment funds, and research institutions through Prism Consulting based out of Norway.  He wants to spread this passion to others to fuel future growth and development for technology, the economy and society.  He has led business development teams at Siemens in Denmark, worked as a strategy manager for post merger integration for NAS, an airline holding in Saudi Arabia, and hired in at EADS (now Airbus) in Germany and TAI in Turkey.

Erol also holds a M.Sc from Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.Sc from The University of Texas at Austin.