Erol Alptuna graduated from Telecom Paris in 1993 and holds an MBA from Paris-IX Dauphine University. He started his carreer at Equant Paris. Back in Turkey, in the years 1997-2000 he worked as a network consultant at KoçSistem. From 2000 to 2006 after opening the Mcafee Turkey office - Network Associates - he was the pre-sales manager for MEMA regions. In 2006 he launched and managed the TrendMicro Turkey office as the Regional Sales Manager for East –Mediterranean. In May 2009, he opened TippingPoint office as RSM. In May 2010, with the acquisition of HP, he continued his carrier at TippingPoint, a division of HP Security. In 2012 he opened Infoblox Turkey as RSM. In late 2015 he opened IXIA Turkey where he continues his carreer as sales manager.