Managing Director at 212
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Numan Numan is a Managing Director at 212 with a solid background in global technology services and international management.
Numan has dedicated his whole career to analyzing technology venture companies, identifying their needs, and providing customized solutions for each enterprise. Prior to founding 212, Numan was Vice President at Goldman Sachs in Tokyo and New York for 12 years. As a technology evangelist in the firm’s leadership team, he successfully managed global engineering teams, focusing on new technologies to bring competitive advantage to the firm, and addressing challenging business problems.
After more than two decades in technology, closely integrated with private equity and venture capital sectors, Numan followed his entrepreneurial instinct and ventured into other businesses. He is founder and managing partner at 212 and serves on the board of directors and advisory boards of various companies.
Numan holds B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Ege University. Numan currently lives in Istanbul, Turkey where he is among pioneers cultivating the ecosystem.