President - Kodluyoruz (We Code)
Berat Kjamili is President at Kodluyoruz (We Code). Berat Kjamili is a tech entrepreneur with a strong focus on social impact. Berat is the President, Board of Directors of Kodluyoruz (We Code), which trains over 120,000 students annually to become world-class software developers, with a mission to establish Turkey as a global technology development center. As the Founder of Migport, he has pioneered a platform that connects refugees and locals through online entrepreneurship programs, fostering social and economic integration. Berat’s commitment to social entrepreneurship is evident through his work as one of the coordinators of the YSESD Social Entrepreneurship Workshops of Rutgers University. He has also co-founded e-Residence Turkey, where over 10 million foreigners have registered for residence permits, and the EUvsVirus hackathon of the European Commission, the world’s largest online hackathon, which brought together over 21,000 participants to find solutions to the pandemic. Berat has a wealth of experience working with leading international NGOs and companies, including YouTube, Facebook, United Nations, DAAD, and KAS, on enhancing entrepreneurship communities. He has received over 10 international prestigious awards and has published over 15 articles on Springer and IFORS. Berat is also a fellow of the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative at the Marshall Fund and US Department of State, where he currently serves as a President of the alumni board. Berat is currently executing several projects, including the GLOBUS Social Entrepreneurship Program with KAS, the Social Entrepreneurship Workshop of Rutgers University with Hollings Center, and the Turcopreneurs Turkish Early Adopters Entrepreneurship Community with the US Department of State. With his extensive experience and passion for tech and social impact, Berat is a true leader in the field of social entrepreneurship and technology.