Özgür Kartal

Özgür Kartal

Özgür Kartal is AI Expert at Hessian.AI / AI Startup Rising (AISR) responsible for the AI Accelerator program. His role is to help AI startups to target further support and funding options, such as raising Venture Capital. In addition to the development of customer relationships and establishing investment-readiness, growth is also particularly important to prepare an international market entry. In parallel to his work as an AI Expert, he is an affiliated PhD candidate at Maastricht University, conducting research on human-AI-collaboration.

Özgür received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering and management specialized in electrical engineering and information systems from the Technical University of Darmstadt and completed his final thesis at the Institute of Information Systems. He gained industry experience for almost three years at IBM Deutschland GmbH as a sales consultant in the area of Hybrid Multicloud, Big Data and AI.