A World Satellite Business Week event
11-14 Sept. 2017 / The Westin - Paris

Cenk Sen

CEO

Turksat

Republic of Turkey

He was born in 1970 in İzmir. He graduated in 1992 from Army War College Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department with honors. He served as combat officer in the Turkish Armed Forces in various ranks in different fields including Cable, Radio and Satellite Communications Systems and Encryption, Information Security, Electronic Combat.

Between 1995-1996, he served as Information and Communication Technologies of Turkish troops at the NATO Peace Force in Bosnia Herzegovina.

He completed supplementary education at the Middle East Technical University Computer Engineering Department between 1998-1999 and received his bachelor degree in this field. He received master’s degree at Bilkent University Computer Engineering Departments in 2002. He made studies on Data Mining and Big Data.

He retired from the Turkish Armed Forces in 2014 with Senior Colonel after 22 years of successful service.

In 2014, he was appointed as the Deputy General Manager of the Social Security Institution responsible for operating and developing the nation wide information system infrastructure and coordination of institution’s Information System and Cyber Safety.

On April 7, 2016, he was appointed as the General Manager of TÜRSAT by the Executive Board of the corporation.