Pınar Köse Kulacz

Arçelik, Innovation Director

Director in Innovation departmentGarage Innovation Hub Director, Innovation Champion, AI, IoT, everything digital Enthusiast, Ever-learner, Mother, Wife

Innovation Champions
Business Development
Product Development
Information Technologies
Pınar Köse Kulacz, BSc in Computer Engineering ‘98 & MBA 2005, held various technical & business roles in ICT & Telecoms both in Turkey and abroad (based in Helsinki, and on a project basis in US, China, Europe, and MEA regions). Additionally, she enjoyed NGO work in a few organizations both as a mere volunteer and board member. Ever since her return to Turkey about years ago, she has been working in Arçelik Group, holding various roles like IoT Program Management, Digital Transformation Management, Data & AI Management, and finally Innovation Director. She defines herself above all as an individual, a human being, and a mother. Her life motto is “Insist on yourself because every great man is unique.” by Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Mentorship Program

“Mentorship Program with Innovation Champions” is a program that creates opportunity for startups to receive quality-mentoring from certified experts in their fields, reach potential B2B customers and develop cooperation

Makers Wanted

It is a hardware-oriented startup acceleration program that Arçelik Garage carried out in the 2019-2020 period.



Oculera is a digital health venture that combines virtual reality technology and eye health services.

Mentorship Program / 2021


Provides support with corporate mobile applications, simulation training, 3D animation, and game software in the fields of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Simulation Technologies, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence.

Mentorship Program / 2021

Artificial Intelligence

Politus Analytics is an artificial intelligence-based political and social data platform.

BİGG3 / 2021