Ismail Hakki Polat


Ismail Hakki Polat graduated in 1989 from the Middle East Technical University's Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department.

During his professional career, he has mainly worked in leading global telecommunications companies,  such as Siemens, Nortel, Ericsson and Turkcell, in different positions ranging from engineering to executive management.

Since 2004, he has been lecturing in New Media at Kadir Has University as well as setting up the new media services of local media conglomerates such as Dogan Holding, Merkez Broadcasting & Publishing Group and Ciner Media Group as an active consultant. He is also the initiator of the establishment of the first New Media University Department in Turkey. He has a column in Bloomberg BusinessWeek Türkiye where he shares his opinions on new media on a weekly basis.

Find out more about Ismail Hakki Polat on his website.


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