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Istanbul Technical University

Prof. Mustafa Ergen


Mustafa Ergen is professor of Electrical Engineering in Istanbul Technical University, president of venture funded Ambeent Inc. focusing 5G and Artificial Intelligence plus Chief Technology Advisor in Türk Telekom. Previously, Mustafa co-founded Silicon Valley startup WiChorus Inc. to focus on 4G technologies and company is acquired by Tellabs [now Coriant] for $200M.Previously, he was a National Semiconductor Fellow [now TI] at the University of California Berkeley, where he co-founded the Distributed Sensing Lab, focusing on statistical sensor intelligence and vehicular communication. Mustafa completed four programs from UC Berkeley: PhD and MS degrees in electrical engineering, MA degree from international studies and MOT program from HAAS Business School. His BS is from electrical engineering as Valedictorian from Orta Doğu Technical University with 4.0/4.0 GPA

Prof. Dr. Ergen has more than 40 patent applications, many publications and authored three books:

Girişimci Kapital: Silikon Vadisi Tarihi ve Startup Ekonomisi (2nd Edition - KÜY, 2017)