General Manager, Lenovo Turkey

Emre Hantaloğlu

Chair, Common Purpose Turkey

Emre Hantaloğlu has more than 20 years' experience in the information technologies industry. Hantaloğlu is the General Manager of Lenovo Turkey, one of the top global technology companies, since November 2017. Hantaloğlu was the Channel Sales Manager at Lenovo before he became the General Manager.  

Emre Hantaloğlu studied Electrical Engineering at Yıldız Technical University. He earned a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Maine in the US, and started his career as a Product Manager at Empa Elektronik ve Bilgi Teknolojileri A.Ş.  

He had executive roles in several well-known technology companies including Compaq, HP, Türk Telekom and Samsung.  

Under his leadership Lenovo Turkey has cooperated with TEGV in opening two technology classes "Design and Skill Workshop" in Ergani, Diyarbakır; and Gümüşpala, Izmir in 2019.

Emre Hantaloğlu also leads a project launched by TEGV and Lenovo Turkey in 2020, which aims to train 50,000 children in digital thinking and introduction to coding in the school year 2020-2021.

 Hantaloğlu played an active and leading role in launching the "Produce with Technology" platform established by Lenovo Turkey in cooperation with leading organizations including ‘Education Volunteers Foundation of Turkey’ (TEGV), İTÜ ARI Teknokent,  FutureBright Group, Arena Bilgisayar, Index Group, Koyuncu Bilgisayar and Penta Technology.

 Emre Hantaloğlu is a member of Executive board of TÜBİSAD.