Work experience

Business Development Intern

Aug 2015 - Present
  • Conducted market research for automotive instrumentation systems, identified early stage companies of interest for possible partnership, and prepared a final short list of viable alternatives
  • Analyzed emerging display technologies for automotive applications such as display for instrument cluster, infotainment, and head up displays.
  • Prepared an extensive trends report detailing global innovation in the field

Consultant (Student)

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
Gatornest Consulting Project - Gainesville, FL
  • Recommended alternative branding and marketing strategies for The Fat Tuscan Restaurant with revenue of $325K 
  • Researched market trends to come up with new business solutions such as retailing, promotions and cooking classes 
  • Completed strategic competitive analysis by assessing strengths and weaknesses of the restaurant, currently being reviewed by senior management

Just In Time Application Project Team Leader

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
FIAT Tofas Automotive Company - Bursa, TURKEY

Developed a Decision Support System for Raw Material Inventory Management in Body Station to minimize inventory area and optimize order scheduling

  • Received 2nd Place Award in Bilkent University Industrial Engineering Project Fair & Competition 2014 Researched automotive industry trends and Just In Time applications 
  • Coordinated the communication between the representatives of FIAT, our project team and academic advisor 
  • Analyzed inventory data of 20000 raw materials to calculate the initial inventory statistics of TOFAŞ 
  • Minimized inventory area by 44% for body station of Doblo and Linea(Best selling cars of FIAT)

Marketing Intern

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
BASF SE - Ludwigshafen, GERMANY
  • Prepared market maps of chemical products for 5 geographic segments 
  • Analyzed current competitors and trends in emerging markets(Asia) by using Spreadsheet data analysis tools
  • Researched market for Imidazole (Pharmaceutical chemicals)



MS in Management

2014 - 2015
University of Florida

Courses: Customer Relationship Management, Game Theory, Global Strategic Management

BS in Industrial Engineering

2009 - 2014
Bilkent University

Courses: Pricing and Revenue Optimization, Cost Analysis and Control, Marketing Management, Strategic Marketing, Social Media Marketing, 

Exchange Student at 

    • University of Mannheim - Business Informatics
    • University of California Los Angeles - Economics


Salesforce, Microsoft Office, Keynote, Pages, Bloomberg Terminal, SQL, Matlab, Java, C/C++, SAS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

English (Fluent), German (Intermediate), Turkish (Native)