Dr. Rainer Zimmermann has a master degree in Mathematics and Ph.D. in economics. He brings more than 25 years of Entrepreneurship experience to invested companies.
He is a member of the elite group of high tech Founders in Europe, who has managed to build a multi-million USD business from scratch.
He was one of the 3 founders of LHS AG, a telecom billing and administration software company which in just 7 years went from 3 to1500 employees in Asia, Europe and USA and achieved a market valuation over 2 billion Euros.
He later moved on as an investors in several IT and telecommunication companies in Europe, repeated similar success with 3 more high-tech companies.
Şevki Kuyulu, started out by building experience on technology leader multinationals such as;NCR, DEC, and Vestel on the top of his Industrial Engineering degree from METU.
He is the CEO of ETH AG in Germany since 2001 and acquires extensive telecommunication expertise in fixed and mobile telephony market through Europe, as well as hardware, software and integration services in IT.
He founded ESOR Holding with Dr. Zimmermann as an venture capital investor. During his 30 years career in IT and Telecommunications,
Mr. Kuyulu has:
- Managed Several M&A transactions on both buyer and seller sides.
- Productize several new and innovative products and services.
- Founded several companies and built several distribution channels in
- Sponsored several CRM and Billing software developments in Germany and Turkey.
- Built several Customer Service Organizations in different countries.
Ozan has finance, audit, tax and legal management experience over the past 12 years which he gained while working for PWC and several other multinational companies.
He has experience in:
- Financial reporting and consolidation under IFRS, US GAAP and CMB regulations.
- Auditing in accordance with International Standard on Auditing (ISA).
- International and local tax management and optimization.
- Deep knowledge on 4691 Teknopark Law & 5746 R&D Law and their practices on financial & tax matters in Turkey.
- Finance, accounting, tax, transfer pricing, legal and related affairs in Turkey, U.S., UK, Germany, Singapore and Romania.
- Managing the relations with investors.
Mehmet holds an MS degree in Computer Science from Purdue University in USA and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Boğaziçi University in İstanbul.
He has more than 15 years of international experience in developing different products, ranging from WiFi modems to Self-Organizing Networks software to Intelligent Security Management Systems to SmallCell Base Stations.
He produced specifications, designed, developed, tested software/systems and managed both development & testing teams, and delivered million-selling products. He has both vast theoretical know-how and years of hands-on experience in software development.
He serves as the CTO of Arute Solutions and also acts as a mentor to different startups in Turkey. He still likes to code in his free time.