Lean Startup Expert / VEW Mentor
Yaman has successfully completed his undergraduate degree in business administration at Dokuz Eylül University, then received a master's degree in human resources management and career coaching at Ankara University. He started his career as a strategy consultant, focusing on lean startup methodology, business model generation and customer development. He founded a company called Senkron Organization, which operates in the field of event management as his first venture. He received at Stanford University, he founded the Lean Startup Workshop in 2012 and started to support new entrepreneurs with the entrepreneurship training and knowledge. He has organized various seminars and workshops in Turkey to encourage technology-oriented entrepreneurship and to support the commercialization of entrepreneurial ideas. In addition to working as a manager in many startups, Yaman also pioneered the launch of Venturro, Turkey's first techno-entrepreneurship social network. He is currently a consultant at a growth consulting firm called Next Big Thing. Yaman attaches great importance to volunteering and has volunteered in organizations such as JCI and AIESEC. In addition to providing consultancy to many incubation centers and startup acceleration programs, he has contributed to the organization of many entrepreneurship events such as Startup Weekend, Angel Labs, Bithack and Startupbootcamp Istanbul Acceleration Program. He is currently a coordinator of Koç University Incubation Center.