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A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.

—Roy H. Williams
Mert Göksu - Portrait

Mert Göksu helps organizations bring realistic ideas to life. He is a known figure in the global energy and real estate space.

Born in Turkey, Göksu began his career as an engineer. In 2002, he founded his first start-up, Imperum, Turkey’s first electrical energy management company. Over the next few years, Göksu provided energy production and consumption data collection systems for the first time in the Turkish energy sector. He also created Turkey’s first electricity market AMR (Automated Meter Reading) system, offering remote meter reading and energy management solutions to the energy sector.

In 2006, Göksu became the General Manager of Birenerji, helping the firm become an integral player during the privatization and the formation of the Turkish energy market.

In 2012, he became the Vice Chairman of Bosphorusgaz, where he coordinated and managed strategic and operational duties. He oversaw making Turkey’s first-ever spot gas import, the first gas import contract with Kazakhstan, the first renewal of an expired import agreement, and the first share takeover of a foreign partner by a Turkish company.

Since 2022, he has been the CEO of Sen Properties based in Los Angeles. By working with the most renowned architects and interior designers, he helps create highly bespoke mansions, redefining the idea of luxury living in L.A.

Mert Göksu in 'Ellis Island Medals of Honor' Awards ceremony 2022

Mert Göksu in ‘Ellis Island Medals of Honor’ Awards ceremony 2022

Mert Göksu with Adnan Şen in 'World Energy Congress'

Mert Göksu with Adnan Şen in ‘World Energy Congress’

Mert Göksu pointing 'Enzo Ferrari’s' quote

Mert Göksu pointing ‘Enzo Ferrari’s’ quote