Mr. Bülent YILDIRIM, born in Istanbul and started to attend to DARUSSAFAKA High School, in 1972 for his junior and senior secondary school education.
After being graduated as an Electrical & Electronical Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU) ,he started his professional life as Project Manager at one of the global leading electrics and electronics institution NTT Group (Japan Telegraph & Telephone Coorporation) (http://www.ntt.co.jp/index_e.html) at Tokyo in Japan. There he developed the EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer System) project of Turkey together with CBT (Central Bank Of Turkey) (http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/wps/wcm/connect/en/tcmb+en) and NTT Group. (http://www.ntt.co.jp/index_e.html)
After turning back to Turkey, he started to work at CBT (Central Bank Of Turkey) (http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/wps/wcm/connect/en/tcmb+en) as LAN & Applications Manager
In the year 2000, he became the founder CEO of Koçnet A.Ş. , one of the leading IT companies of Turkey, which was sold for £ 11 million in the year 2011 to Vodafone, the British Telecom company.
Currently, he is Executive Board member of sayTEC AG) (www.saytec.eu) in Germany and providing consultancy in electronics and electrics industry under the umbrella of Green & Black Consulting.