Imran Gurakan holds BSc in Statistics from Middle East Technical University and acquired an MBA from Hacettepe University. After her graduation, she started as Project Expert in an EU Projects Consultancy and Management Company, in 2013. She joined the Turkish Technopark ecosystem in early 2015 as an Expert at Bilkent CYBERPARK Entrepreneurship and Tech Transfer Department and since January 2017, she continues as the Program Leader at the same department. She is currently responsible for executing pre-incubation & incubation programs/projects and developing links with national and international actors of entrepreneurship ecosystem.