Born in Tekirdağ in 1962. Gürkan Serteller graduated from Istanbul Technical University, department of Electrical Engineering in 1986. He then received his MBA degree from Marmara University and MS degree in Nuclear Engineering from Istanbul Technical University respectively in 1992 and 1997.
He joined Arçelik AS Information Technologies Department as a software development engineer in 1989.
In 1997 he became IT manager and he served as an IT manager in Arcelik AS between 1997 and 2016.