Director of Geographic Information Technologies, TÜRKSAT

Mustafa AKTAŞ was born in Ankara in 1982. He graduated from Selçuk University, Department of Computer Engineering, with honors in 2004.

Between 2005 and 2010, he worked as a software engineer and team leader in international companies on public projects in the fields of Geographic Information Systems, Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence. He took part in the core team that developed the national Geographic Information System Software Infrastructure, which was used in the TAKBİS project for the first time in Turkey.

In 2010, he started working as a senior software engineer at TURKSAT. Between 2010 and 2015, he worked as a senior software engineer in e-Government projects. He took part in the core team that developed the national Electronic Document Management System (BELGENET), which is used in many public institutions in Turkey. In the BELGENET project, Cryptography, Asymmetric Encryption, Public Key Infrastructure, Electronic Signature, Mobile Signature, Electronic Correspondence Package, Registered Electronic Mail etc. developed and integrated important components of the electronic correspondence infrastructure.

Between 2015 and 2022, he worked as a Solution Architect at TURKSAT in many important e-Government Projects, especially Smart Solutions. As a Solution Architect, he carried out technical consultancy works such as developing technical solutions in public projects, ensuring that projects are manageable in terms of time, scope and cost. In 2018, he obtained PMP certificate.

In 2022, he was appointed as the Director of Geographic Information Systems at TURKSAT. He is responsible for the technical solution development and project management processes of Smart Solutions, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing projects. Some of the important public projects carried out are Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure KGM Cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems Project (C-ITS), Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change Turkey National Geographic Information System Project (TUCBS / NSDI), Commercialization Activities of National GOKTURK-1 Satellite and Image Analysis Services.

Mustafa AKTAŞ is married and has two children.