NexGen Digital: `We Believe That the Global Chip Shortage Will Continue in the Next Two Years`

Defence Turkey talks with Didem ÇALIŞKANTÜRK, Director of Strategic Accounts Europe/Middle East for NexGen Digital, at the 15th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF`21) about the company`s activities in Turkey and the world, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the company`s performance, and the 2020–2021 Global Chip Shortage.

Date: Issue 110 - October 2021

Defence Turkey: Can we start our interview with a brief introduction of NexGen Micro, its organizational structure, fields of activity, and the number of employees?

Didem ÇALIŞKANTÜRK: NexGen Digital, Inc., was founded in 1998 in Irvine, California, as a third-party electronics distributor company. It has been serving internationally and in Turkey for about 23 years. 4 years ago, NexGen Digital established its second company NexGen Micro and started providing distribution services. Our product portfolio includes displays, GPS/GNSS, IoT solutions, power systems, sensors, cables and connectors, and electronic components. It is the distributor of approximately 23 companies.