Mustafa Demirkol Strategy | Business | Angel Investing




Vice President
Schneider Electric

About Me

/Who Am I

I’m a strategic planning and business development executive, with experience in new sales channel development, forming strategic alliances, developing long-term marketing & strategic plans, conducting market research, running benchmark studies, building financial and valuation models and conducting feasibility studies in both greenfield and acquisition projects.

In my personal life, I’m an angel investor and building my own personal fund specialized in P2P asset sharing startups, I’m a husband, I’m a father and I’m a human being with lots of ideas which I’m willing to share here in my webpage.

I love reading & researching about business, finance, investing which most people find boring about me. But I can’t stop talking about these topics…

Specialties: Peer to Peer Marketplace Business Models, New channel development, business development, strategic planning, strategic alliances, financial analysis and modelling, valuation, market research


Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed.
Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.

- Christopher McDougall -


13yrs tot. experience
7yrs in management
8yrs as a husband
3yrs as a father


/My Professional Life


Masters Degree in Finance

Marmara University

Industrial Engineering

Sabanci University


IT Business Cluster VP (Turkey, Iran & Central Asia)

Schneider Electric

Responsible for sales and marketing of Schneider Electric and APC branded IT business solutions and offers in Turkey, Iran and Central Asia for Datacenters, Cloud, Finance and home and business networks segments.

VP Retail Channel Dev. Middle East Zone

Schneider Electric

-Responsible to support countries to build their Retail strategy and manage the Retail pipe for all product opportunities in Turkey, Middle East and Central Asia .


Director Strategy & Business Development

Schneider Electric

-Initiation, monitoring, execution and update of the country strategic plan together with Country President and Business Units -Evaluating opportunities for business expansion -Leading digitization projects, channel development activities and deploying company programs

Manager Strategy & Business Development

Kibar Holding

Founded Strategy and Business Development Department which is Reporting to Group President, managing strategy formation and business development activities of Kibar Group.


Strategic Alliances Senior Associate

Avea / Turk Telecom

Worked on strategic partnerships on Mobile Virtual Network Operator segment with retail companies who have strong brand equity and efficient distribution channels.

Strategy & Planning Associate

Sabanci Holding

Worked in portfolio management and consulting projects in order to map strategic positioning of group companies and supported strategic scenario planning processes for the future business opportunities.


Audit Associate

Sabanci Holding

Conducted and managed process audits to assess financial and operational risks regarding information technology, sales & marketing, procurement and finance processes in Turkey, Indonesia, Thailand, United States, Brazil and Egypt.



/I think, I do

Apr 29

I spoke about Digitization in B2B in Sustainable Brands Conference

I was one of the speakers in Sustainable Brands Istanbul 2017 and talked about digitization happening in B2B segments and deep dived on specific example of electrician channel globally and…

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