Eren Ozmen

About Eren Ozmen

Who is it?: Entrepreneur
Birth Place: Reno, Nevada, United States
Residence: Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Alma mater: University of Nevada, Reno (MBA)
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Known for: Owner and President of Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser mini space shuttle
Spouse(s): Fatih Ozmen
Website: www.sncorp.com/AboutUs/ErenOzmen

Eren Ozmen Net Worth

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: $1.46 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2015 $900 Million
2016 $750 Million
2017 $1.1 Billion
2018 $1.46 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1980

In the early 1980s, Eren Ozmen came to the US from Turkey to pursue higher education. In 1985, she earned an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno and in 1988, she joined SNC.

1991

Eren Ozmen has prioritized maintaining a healthy work-life balance by promoting family-friendly policies within the corporate culture. In 1991 she established an on-site daycare for employees.

1994

Eren Ozmen and her husband Fatih Ozmen acquired Sierra Nevada Corporation in 1994. Since then, SNC has acquired 19 companies in 34 locations in 19 U.S. states, England, Germany and Turkey, and has grown to include a workforce of over 3,000 personnel.

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. The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship supports and enhances the university’s entrepreneurial programs in order to stimulate the creation of new Business ventures.

2016

In late 2016, in honor of Fatih’s 35th anniversary, SNC announced an investment of $1.5 million in a planned aerospace gallery at Wings Over the Rockies’ expansion site at Centennial Airport. The new Exploration of FLIGHT center will feature a new wing to be called the Ozmen Black Sky Space Gallery and aims to develop Future aviators and aerospace professionals through growing educational outreach initiatives and a Future aerospace charter school. Actor/pilot Harrison Ford made the surprise announcement to more than 1,000 SNC employees and guests at SNC’s year-end event in Denver.

2017

In 2017, Eren and Fatih Ozmen launched Ozmen Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Reno. The $5 million fund aims to invest in young and dynamic local startups and cultivate the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. 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."