Gül Taşkıran Battal is the Head of Department of Economies of Digital Transformation and Technology under the Ministry of Industry and Technology of Republic of Turkey. She is graduated
from Middle East Technical University, Department of Economics. She started her carrier in the National Productivity Center of Turkey and has been working for the Ministry since 2011. She has
been working on research projects and strategical documents focusing on manufacturing industry sectors and productivity. She is also responsible for the coordination of periodical publications of the Directorate General for Industry and Productivity.