Head - Regulatory Strategy & Policy SAMENA Telecommunications Council.

Dr. Aykut is a Head - Regulatory Strategy & Policy at SAMENA Telecommunications Council. He joined Alcatel-Germany in 1989 and took active roles to develop GSM and 3G. He led network configurations in Europe, the USA, Asia and Africa. Dr. Aykut joined Ericsson for 3G markets in the Middle East in 2001. He returned to Turkey in 2004 and headed the Wireless Broad Band and R&D Divisions at Turkcell. He joined Aneltech in 2007 in charge of various projects in Turkey and Azerbaijan prior to joining to Turk Telekom Group in 2008 as the Coordinator for International Affairs and Policy. He served as Executive Management Committee Member at GSMA. He was an ETNO Board Member from 2011 till 2015. He leads SAMENA Policy Board as Chair and is GSMA Executive Board Observer. He is in charge of consultancy services in future technologies for Turkcell.