Alpaslan Korkmaz International & Intercultural Negotiation

Lecturing on International & Intercultural Negotiation at Koç University Master of International Management Program and Executive Education Programs, Korkmaz delivers also lectures, as a Senior Lecturer, on "International & Intercultural Negotiation", "International Advertising Management" and "Global Strategies and Communication Campaigns" in the International Business Development Master program of the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

In 2006, Alpaslan Korkmaz founded the first National Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey, directly affiliated to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey and continued his duty as the president of the Agency until 2010. The Agency has been ranked, by the World Bank, as one of the best investment agencies of the world, within that period.

Alpaslan Korkmaz began his career as an executive of financial department at Onur Air Switzerland in 1994. Between 1997 and 2002, he supported European companies in their internationalization processes, as senior manager in the consulting company BEGOTEX SA. He then served as the Director of the Investment Promotion Agency of the State of Neuchâtel in Switzerland, from 2002 to 2006. During the same period, he was appointed as Vice President of the Western Switzerland Investment Promotion Agencies Federation (DEWS). For a short period, he has been the manager in charge of the building, launch and distribution organisation (World, except USA) of Kyphon International (which became Medtronics) in Switzerland, before coming to Turkey and creating the National Investment and Support Promotion Agency.

Korkmaz holds a Master Degree from University of Neuchâtel, in "Business Administration and Management". He also worked as a strategic advisor to States and companies and served as board member and advisory board member in many international companies. He just kept one Board Membership of Netas company, since he has been appointed as CEO of KAYI Holding (september 2015).

In 2010, Alpaslan Korkmaz co-founded Altarys Consulting Company which operates in the areas of investment consultancy, merger and acquisition as well as all corporate services needed for the development of international business.