Erol User is one of the most well-known Turkish businessmen, founder & CEO of USER Corporation. Erol User is the Founder, President and or board member of many organizations and associations. Furthermore Erol User supports philanthropic initiatives in the areas of local and global environmental issues, children’s rights, ethical economy and many others. His hope is that with the advances of the 21st Century, these critical areas will be furthered and improved for all people. Therefore Erol User frequently travels the globe delivering enlightening presentations on alternative energy sources, the rights of women, intelligent utilization of capital resources, and international mediation through speeches at conventions and forums.
1988 UN JOINT AWARD With HELMEPA Project
1988 HELMEPA Award Greece
1988 White Pigeon Peace Award Japan
1988 JCI Best President in Europe Award
1989 Gold Medal of Mayor of Athens Greece
1990 Sportsman of the Year Award Turkey
User is not only an entrepreneur User but also an activist and socially minded thinker. User is often asked to share his ideas, experiences and business philosophy as a speaker at many forums and panels. User is also a constant developer of new ideas and businesses.
User was the first Turkish National to be invited to Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament. User was also the first Turkish non-governmental speaker to be invited to the European Union.
Philanthropy is also very important to User. He supports philanthropic initiatives in the areas of global environment issues, children’s rights, learning and ethical economy. His hope is that the advances of the 21st Century will help with progress in these critical areas for all people.
You see things as they are and you say why? But i dream things that never were, and i say “why not?”
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW