Gence Emek

  • London

Digital Entrepreneurship, Business Development and Analytics

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Present

Research Associate

Strategic Analytics
  • Quantifying market size and growth of petrochemical and oil and gas related companies.

  • Interviewed senior managers about their buying criteria for industrial equipment.

  • Understanding applications for clients’ products and services in oil and gas, power,

    mining and process industries.

Jul 2013 - Nov 2014


News Timeline 
  • Developed, marketed and implemented media analysis solutions to hedge funds.

  • Pitched business plan to LSE funding committee and was awarded £5,400.

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Entrepreneurship Project Assistant

London School of Economics
  • Selected by Professor Saul Estrin and Dr. Susanna Khavul to assist research on the role of trust in forming crowd-funding platforms and social networks.
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Project Management Intern  

  • Managed +£200,000 project budget and led a seven member team.

  • Planned and implemented operational processes for split testing product features.

  • Assisted CEO directly and exceeded conversion targets by 20% for quality project.

Jul 2012 - Sep 2012

Equity Analyst Intern

Numisma Capital
  • Completed two comprehensive equity reports in technology sector.

  • Gained exposure to equity markets, investment logistics and Bloomberg.

Jul 2010 - Sep 2010

Analyst Intern 

  • Analysed financial statements and detailed ledger reports.

  • Rotated around audit, consulting and tax.


2012 - 2014

MSc Management (Full-Time)  | Merit 

London School of Economics 
  • Dissertation topic studied the relationship between information load and decision quality in the hedge fund industry, deploying the information overload theory. Five hedge fund managers and two analysts were interviewed during the study.

  • Awarded a distinction for business project, which included consulting an online retail company on best practises for product selection. Qualitative research and statistical analysis were used to present a hybrid product selection process.

  • Course units: Quantitative Analysis in Management, Managerial Economics, Behavioural Decision Science, Strategy, Organisation and Innovation, Managing Digital Business, Creativity and Innovation and Leading Entrepreneurial Organisations in Global Markets.

2009 - 2012

BA Hons. Philosophy | 1st Class (95th percentile) 

Nottingham University 
  • Received Gold Award: “for outstanding contribution to Nottingham Humanities School”.

  • Course units: Advanced Logic, Economic Integration, Current Economic Issues, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Marx, Epistemology, Normative Ethics, Nature of Meaning and Marketing Strategy.

Jul 2011 - Nov 2011

BA Hons. Philosophy (Exchange)

Australian National University
  • Participated in the InnovationACT Business Plan competition whilst on exchange and was awarded 2000AUD.