Ersin Pamuksüzer

Founder, Angel Effect

Ersin Pamuksüzer contributes to the development of an innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey. He is the founding partner of Başakşehir Living Lab, Bodrum Living Lab, the acceleration program StartupupBootcamp-Istanbul and the Enterprise Fund Angel Effect.

He is also the founder of international enterprises engaged in Healthy Living under the “The LifeCo” and “SAF” brands since 2005.

He began his professional life in the Swedish Ericsson Telecommunication company in 1981, and became the Ericsson Turkey-Israel General Director, and left his professional career in Ericsson in 2006. During this period, he leaded the inception of Turkey’s first GSM operator Turkcell in 1993, and actively worked in the Turkcell Board of Directors until 2006 to enable the company to be listed in the New York Stock Exchange and played an important role in Turkcell’s way to become one of the most innovative and major companies in the region.

Ersin Pamuksüzer studied Electronics Engineering in the Swedish Linkoping University and received his master's degree in management from the Swedish Uppsala University.