Advisory Committee on Technology and Innovation Policy

The Advisory Committee on Technology and Innovation Policy is created to advise on matters that directly concern technology and innovation development at Hisar. The specific objectives of the Committee include but not limited:

To review the current teaching and learning practice at Hisar in terms of its attainment of learning objectives to well-prepare Hisar students for the future of technology and for the Knowledge Society,

To evaluate Hisar’s current technology and innovation performance

To help modernize, integrate and support STE(A)M curricula, recognizing the increased importance of inter-disciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches embedded in the K12 structure and designing experiential opportunities to promote creativity across all disciplines,

To recommend innovative technology where applicable throughout the school,

To recommend methods that will increase the awareness of the students about the impact of technology on societal norms and public policy and to help incorporate the principles of social innovation into coursework,

To teach Hisar students the essentials of entrepreneurship and intellectual property rights and to carry out mentoring in the art of pitching and the process of designing.


Committee Members    
Prof. Dr. Çelik Kurtoğlu Chair HEV Board Member
Mahir Badem Member Hisar High School Vice Principal
Volkan Bayraktar Member General Manager
Tolga Doğancıoğlu Member Director, KordSA
Faruk Eczacıbaşı Member Eczacıbaşı Holding Vice Chairman of The Board
İpek Erduran Member New Business Development and Communications, Remzi Publications Inc.
Prof. Dr. Stefanos Gialamas Member President, ACS Athens
Renan Gökyay Member Board Member, Nurus Group
Temel Güzeloğlu Member CEO, QNB Finansbank
Judith Hegedus Memeber Management Consultant
Bülent Hiçsönmez Member CEO, Google Turkey
Onur Koç Member CTO, Microsoft Turkey
Gökhan Sarı Member Senior Partner, McKinsey
Murat Yasa Member AROMA General Manager
Erkan Yıldırım Member Board Chairman, ALWISER

For Committee on Hisar Technology and Innovation guidelines click here.