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Eren Ozmen

Entrepreneur
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Net worth 2018: $1.46 Billion
Industry: Other
Residence: Reno, Nevada
Country: United States
Education: Master of Business Administration, University of Nevada at Reno
BIOGRAPHY

Eren Ozmen was born in Reno, Nevada, United States, is Entrepreneur. Eren Ozmen is president and co-owner of private defense and aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corp. SNC announced a partnership with the United Nation in September 2016 to use its Dream Chaser spacecraft to help developing countries get into space. The company is also starting a program with the European Space Agency and two other European space companies. Ozmen and her husband Fatih bought SNC in 1994 when it had just 20 employees. Today the company has nearly 3,000 employees in 34 locations in U.S., England, Germany, and Turkey.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$900 Million

2016

$750 Million

2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.46 Billion

TIMELINE
2021

SNC is working with NASA to use the Dream Chaser to resupply the International Space Station and with the United Nations to launch a space mission in 2021 to give developing countries the opportunity to conduct experiments in space

2017

Because of her relentless focus on innovation, SNC was featured in the cover story of the May 2017 edition of Popular Science "The Future of Space Travel

2016

In late 2016, in honor of Fatih’s 35th anniversary, SNC announced an investment of $1

2014

"In 2014, Eren and Fatih Ozmen donated $5 million to the University of Nevada, Reno to create a permanent center for entrepreneurship at the university’s college of business

1994

Eren Ozmen and her husband Fatih Ozmen acquired Sierra Nevada Corporation in 1994

1991

In 1991 she established an on-site daycare for employees

1985

In 1985, she earned an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno and in 1988, she joined SNC

1980

In the early 1980s, Eren Ozmen came to the US from Turkey to pursue higher education

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