Batuhan Başal was born in Istanbul on September 12, 1980. After completing his secondary and high school education at Istanbul Boys’ High School, he graduated from Boğaziçi University Department of Tourism Management. He continued his academic life with Yeditepe University MBA and Bahçeşehir University Strategic Marketing and Brand Management Master’s Degree programs. After starting his professional life at Turkcell with Major Corporate Customers Sales Management, he went on to work as the supervisor in charge of the Management of Corporate Business partners within the scope of the Business Development function. After becoming the Sales Manager at HTC Corporation in 2012, Başal started working as the Manager of HTC Turkey in 2017 and has been serving in this role ever since.