Tunç Batum was born in 1965, in İstanbul. He completed his high school education in Ankara Anatolian High School. He holds Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree and MBA degree from Middle East Technichal University. Tunç Batum worked in Aselsan as Vice Production Manager between years 1985-1995, as Operations Director in Karel Elektronik A.Ş. between 1995-2010 and between 2010-2012 he was the General Manager to Nurol Teknoloji A.Ş. Batum, joined Meteksan Defence in 2013 as Vice President to Communications Systems Program. He was appointed as President in 2016. Batum has served as CEO and Executive Director in Meteksan Defence since February, 2019.