Tugrul was born in Istanbul in 1973.
He graduated from the Parsons School of Design, getting a Bachelor of Business Administration in Design Marketing.
He worked in the e-marketing departments of many companies and led the departments in Turkcell and Avea. He led the entire marketing department in Raykon.
He is currently a freelance consultant.
His many skills include product design, brand management, business development, online stock trading, measuring social media ROI and painting.
He is fluent in English, Turkish and French and is a beginner in German.