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University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Illinois at Chicago
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The Community Sports Education Program, UBG LLC, MedModule Inc., Highlands Youth Soccer Club, 360 In Balance LLC
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Umit

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Seattle, Washington, United States · Member since May 2012

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Umit has been a technology entrepreneur for over 20 years, as Founder/Co-Founder and Chief Executive of six for-profit and two non-profit businesses focused on interactive media, eLearning and youth development. He is currently President of UBG, LLC, an award-winning Seattle area interactive media agency he founded in Chicago in 1995. Umit is also Co-Founder and CEO of MedModule Inc, an integrator of proprietary multimedia technology and expert medical information founded in 2000. He served from 1993 to 1999 as Vice President of UBG International Inc, a 100-person distributor of mobile, cellular and satellite equipment operating in Europe and the Middle-East. Prior to that, Umit was President of UBG Communications, an early pioneer of interactive multimedia based in Chicago.

Umit is a regular guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at the University of Washington, and he mentors undergrad and graduate students from the UW and MIT as well as Kenya and India. He has been on the advisory board of the UW's Business School since 2001, frequently serving as judge and team mentor in international competitions. Since 2005, he has been involved in the development and operation of community sports as Founder/President of the Community Sports Education Program. Umit was previously Board Chairman of the Seattle-based Around-n-Over educational foundation and human-powered global expeditions. He also served as Executive Director of XYZ & You, a 4,000+ member computer graphics user group based in the Pacific Northwest. Umit is of Turkish and Japanese descent and is conversant in four languages.