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Kuzeyhan Ozdemir

Director of Academic Partnerships

Kuzeyhan Ozdemir is Director of Academic Partnerships at NobleReach Foundation. He joined NobleReach from George Mason University where he served as the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Program Manager.

Before his time at Mason, he worked at the intersection of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at The World Bank, International Finance Corporation, Bilkent University & Technology companies. He also mentors and coaches the entrepreneurs at startup accelerators like CleanTech Open and Founder Institute.

He leverages his extensive experience to support startup founders, academic and student entrepreneurs in transforming their ideas, and inventions into tangible products and services that positively impact people’s lives and contribute to the economic development.

He has BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (majoring in Computer Science) and MBA degree in Business Administration from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. He is also a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP).