Primary Role
Management Consultant & Coach at Shimdi Venture Advisors
Iowa State University

Person Details


Ahmet Alpdemir is a C level leader, business management coach and consultant with over 25 years of experience in transforming technology into profits. His experience spans from entrepreneurship and early stage venture investments to corporate P&L management, business development, sales and marketing in high-tech companies that continue to change the world.

Most recently he has: * Integrated and ran global business units spread across 9 countries on 3 continents resulting from merging different businesses to create a $1 billion wireless high-tech company * Grew the post-merger revenues by 29% with on-target gross margins in the first 12 months * Led the research team and delivered the first long term technology roadmap of a $2 billion company within 4 weeks * Successfully negotiated and closed 2 software company acquisitions, 5 investment rounds * Grew startup product revenues from $0 to $25 million leading to $5 million in funding from top Silicon Valley VCs * Increased product line revenue by 300% over three years to $100 million * Founded a SaaS company and raised $1.25 million from private investors in the period following the March 2000 stock market crash and invented new CRM methods (US Patents 6,658,389 & 6,934,684)

Throughout his career Ahmet has been able to identify disruptive changes and take action to exploit them

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