Erol Bilecik was born in 1962 in Antakya. He has his BS degree in Computer Engineering from ITU in 1987. In 1989 as the founder of Index Computer he started to serve as the General Manager of the company. Since  1999 he is the CEO and Chairman of BoD’s in Index Group Companies – Index Computer S.A., Despec S.A, Datagate S.A., Neteks S.A., Homend S.A. and Teklos S.A.- Index Group Companies are distributing over 200 worldwide technology companies’ products in Turkey.(

  • Bilecik initiated the IPO of three companies of Index Group. Index Computer went public in Borsa Istanbul in 2004, Datagate in 2006 and Despec in 2010.  Also through five foreign strategic partnerships, Index Group Companies had contributed to the entry of foreign capital to our sector and country.
  • Through 2002–2005, Mr. Bilecik has been the President of TÜBİSAD (Turkish Informatics Industry Association) which is one of the oldest NGOs in Turkish IT sector. Also through 2010-2014 he has been the President of   İTÜ Graduates Association.
  • Also he is the Vice President of İTÜ Geliştirme Vakfı, and member of Board of Directors in Entrepreneurship Foundation (GİRVAK), Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı (TBV) and 1907 FB Derneği.
  • He is the Chairman of the Board of TÜSİAD.

For his donations and continous contributions on education, Mr. Bilecik is rewarded with Outstanding Service and Honor Award of The Great National Assembly of Turkey in 15th July 2010.

Mr. Bilecik is married and has two children.

Source: TUSIAD