4 Turkish unicorns on how to support digital transformation and the start-up ecosystem
Four Turkish unicorns say that unicorns must embrace digital transformation to survive and that governments must support the ecosystem through good policy.
Sertaç is an accomplished technology strategist, digital transformation expert, and leader in academia-industry relationship. She is a Steering Committee Member of the World Economic Forum 4th Industrial Revolution Center in Türkiye and serves as an Advisor to the Minister of Technology, leading the development of several cutting-edge strategies and roadmaps. Her dedication to bridging the skills gap in the technology industry is reflected in her efforts to promote inclusiveness and education. Sertaç has been involved in initiatives that encourage individuals from all backgrounds to learn coding skills and pursue careers in technology. Her leadership roles in academia-industry , including her involvement in the development of a Digital Transformation Assessment tool and a regulatory sandbox for Türkiye, have been instrumental in creating opportunities for tech innovation and experimentation. Sertaç is also a dedicated advocate for responsible AI technologies in low and middle-income countries. Her selection as an Artificial Intelligence Fellow at The Atlantic Council underscores her exceptional leadership and commitment to empowering others through cutting-edge technology. Sertaç's inspiring success story serves as an excellent example for professionals seeking to drive positive change in their fields and promote inclusiveness in the technology industry.