Gokhan Kayalibay

Gokhan Kayalibay

Freelance Advisor

Startupbootcamp Istanbul Mentor

Mr.G.Kayalibay started his carrier as a design engineer at Ericsson. Following variety of projects like cable tv and GSM roll-out, he joined Turkcell (NYSE/TKC, BIST/TCELL) as Network planning manager. In 1997 he moved to the Netherlands to take a role in the international department of Royal KPN (EURONEXT/KPN). He participated and took the lead in a substantial number of M&A and business development projects all around the globe.
He returned home (Turkey, Turkcell) in 2004 to take the international expansion role and He concluded many ptojects in his term till 2010.
He established and executed his own advisory practice until 2012 when he took the role of VP strategy and Business development in Turk Telekom (BIST/TTKOM). In this period he was also appointed as a member of board of management of Turk Telekom International which operates as international/carrier to carrier arm of TT in several european markets.
He also supponsored the enterpreneurship acceleration program of TT named “PiloTT”. He left TT may 2014. He is at the moment freelance advisor. He is married and has two children.