Simay Akar

Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder | Innoses & 2021 Social Impact Liaison

Simay Akar

Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder | Innoses & 2021 Social Impact Liaison
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Biography

Simay Akar has been working in the energy industry since 2012. She specialized in solar and renewable energy fields.

Akar is currently the Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder at Innoses.

Additional current roles include Sales & Marketing Director of EkoRE – Eko Renewable Energy and Marketing & Business Development Director of GoodWe Turkey.

Akar has worked in China and Turkey and mostly focused on international commercial activities, including marketing, sales, and business development. She has been employed by Talesun Solar, CSUN Eurasia, Schneider Electric, Arcelik (BEKO), and Lucida Solar. Simay is recognized for her career projection, personal/professional achievements, and activities in the solar industry worldwide.

In addition to her professional acclimates, she is an IEEE member, acknowledged volunteer since 2007, and possesses 12 years of volunteer experience/technical knowledge, with the IEEE Power and Energy Society and its’ worldwide network.

Simay is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Akar is a Social Impact Liaison on the 2021 IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.