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Sinan TAN

Founder, DigitalsCom CEO, adMingle & Social-Internet, Turkey

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Sinan Tan holds the position of Founder at DigitalsCom and CEO at adMingle & Social-Internet Turkey. With more than 15 years of experience in media industry, he has gained extensive knowledge in TV and digital advertising economies, where he established strong relations with key advertisers and their global media buying agencies. In the past, he was the Chief Sales & Revenue Officer and Member of the Executive Committee at Reklamz, Linkz and Vidyoda, which were acquired by Ströer Media AG in the second half of 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Sinan was the Chief Sales and Revenue Officer of Mynet Inc, which is the leading internet portal in Turkey, and also served as Medyaguru Network’s General Manager, where he focused on content, inventory and premium publisher acquisitions and developed value-add digital businesses. Prior to Mynet, he worked for Dogan TV Holding as KanalD's Sales Group Coordinator and for Digiturk as LigTV's Sales Group Director, between 2005 and 2009, where he gained expertise in the TV advertising sector and in mainstream channels. Before moving to the TV industry, Sinan worked for Nielsen Media as Business Development Manager, between 2004 and 2005, where he managed ADEX data of each medium in Turkey and coordinated relations with all stakeholders in the Turkish market, leveraging Nielsen's data pool. Between 1999 and 2004, he worked for AIG Blue Voyage Advisors Private Equity Fund, it's investment AFM Cinema Group and Energy Media & Productions, as the authorized sales house of AFM Cinemas.


Selim Benbasat

Consultant, DigitalsCom Founder & Head of Business Innovation, Social-Internet

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Actively invests and develops companies in various stages of maturity and in various industries focusing initially on New Media, Internet, Chemicals, Telecommunications, Energy and Financial Markets. Selim started his carrier as a professional investment banker leading technology based start-ups from seed stage to exits by providing them IPO, M&A and Private Placement advisory services in Israel and in London. Later he joined his Gulman Group family office and was in charge of strategic business development and portfolio management in various fields from financial markets, through transportation, energy and trading. In 2004 Selim acquired Gulman’s chemical division Gultas Chemicals and grew it 22 time fold and later established a private label chemical company called Maxi Chemicals. In 2007. In 2006 he founded BenTek aiming at T.elecom I.ternet M.edia E.tertainment (TIME) industries. Since than he conducted investments, business development, consulting and value added re-sell and implementation services for world leading vendors.

In January 2011 Selim founded BenTek Group’s PEVC Investment arm focusing on T.I.M.E ventures. It's First Investment is adMingle. In May 2012 Selim founded adMingle - Share Your Passion! A technology based company providing a social advertising platform to bring together those brand advocates and brands in order to monetize sharing and change forever by shaping the social commerce industry. Selim holds PEVC executive education from Harvard University, System Analyst and Project Management Executive Education from Sivan Collage in Tel-Aviv and BA in Business Administration from Middlesex University in London and Baruch Collage in NYC.


Alp Önkal

Sales Executive, DigitalsCom & adMingle Turkey

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Alp Önkal holds the position of Sales Executive at DigitalsCom and adMingle Turkey. Prior joining DigitalsCom as Sales Manager, he was completing his internship period. Before that, he worked as an intern at CREP Digital Ad Solutions which specialized in producing customized and brand-new display and video rich media adformats, selling rich media inventory of premium publishers and adnetworks to media agencies and advertisers, while serving these ads through CREP Digital’s proprietary rich media adserver. He worked for Reklamz, Vidyoda and Linkz as an intern between 2013 and 2015 , which were the leading adnetworks and sales houses in Turkey. He studied Advertising and Public Relations at Marmara University between 2012 and 2016.


Emre Efe

Sales Executive, DigitalsCom & adMingle Turkey

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Emre Efe holds the position of Sales Executive at DigitalsCom and adMingle Turkey. Before joining DigitalsCom, he succesfully completed his Internship at Universal Music Group Turkey New Business Department with in-charged for supporting the operation processes of the continuing projects, assisting the firm to develop new projects for the brands and writing creative texts, descriptions and translations about relevant works. Before these experiences, he also worked for adMingle Turkey as AdOps & Community Executive with the responsibility for operating influencer marketing projects, controlling adMingle Turkey platform, creating case projects for the campaigns and writing advertising text and fictions for digital projects. Earlier of his university years, he was employed for FO Food Products – Ozmer Inc., which produces exclusive developed beverage and pastry products in food industry. He was assigned to assist and represent the International Trade Department with full time differential works within Sales and Operational flow. He also periodically worked for gezimakinesi.com and That’s Entertainment, which were university collaborated companies expertized in events, production, food & beverage and agency services with the position as a Sales Representative.


Kemal Türkdogdu

Accounting Executive, DigitalsCom & adMingle Turkey

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Kemal Türkdoğdu holds the position of Accounting Executive at DigitalsCom and adMingle Turkey. Prior joining DigitalsCom as Accounting Executive, he worked for Boyut Publishing Group as a Sales Agent with full time work. Before that, he completed his internship in Accounting in a financial advisory bureau.