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Onur Guvenc

Onur Guvenc

Management Specialist

He is a marketing and management specialist. He is the founder and managing director of Honoris Business Art.

Onur holds two master’s degrees in Innovation Management and Business Intelligence from the Business School of Saint Etienne – Member of University of Lyon in France; dual diploma of MBA International Management from University of Paris – Sorbonne and University of Paris – Dauphine in France.

Onur successfully managed various projects for many companies in Europe, Turkey and North Africa in the fields of marketing, sales, branding, business development and training.

He also teaches management and marketing related courses at Almaty Management University in Kazakhstan

Ali Kilicaslan

Ali Kilicaslan

Senior Performance Marketing Manager

He is a Senior Performance Marketing Manager, drives the marketing departments’ commercial performance through systematic campaign-specific results and overall measurement.

Ali holds two master’s degrees, in which one is in International Business Management and Marketing from the Maribor University – Slovenia and the latter is in Economics in Ruhr University Bochum – Germany.

Ali has been responsible for development and scale-up of countless Companies and Organizations in Europe and North America that resulted in +250% more conversions and 150% CTR’s.

He was also lecturer/trainer for Facebook, Inc and Google LLC, was building marketing Teams that ensuring appropriate measures are in place for the purpose of assessing consumer satisfaction.

Dr Albina Salimbayeva

Dr Albina Salimbayeva

Business Strategist

Dr Albina Salimbayeva is a Design Strategist, General Director and international expert  and consultant for business and higher education institutions.

She is a founder and director of BRID PROGRAM and Intellect Labs project.

She also provides courses as an Associate Professor at the University.

Fellowship program at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA (2009 -2011), Professional development program in 2019 at the Harvard University, certificate as well as she had internships, trainings in the UK, Belgium, Hungary, Turkey, France, Japan, Romania, etc.

Certified Tracker, School of Trackers, Russian Venture Investment Fund, IIDF, 2019.

She holds degrees in International Relations and Foreign policy as well as Financial Management.

In different years, she worked and held different positions: General Director, Vice-Rector for External Affairs, Director of the Department for Strategic Development and Quality, Director of center on the United Nations, etc.

She provided trainings and presentations in Kazakhstan and abroad (The USA, the UK, France, Japan, Turkey, etc.) and she has worked in a range of national and international projects.

Cansu Taskin

Cansu Taskin

Branding Designer
Cansu works as a Branding Designer in Studio Born, a top branding design studio in Istanbul. She carries out comprehensive design projects for high-segment customers for 2 years.

She completed Business Administration at undergraduate level in Istanbul, Turkey and later she obtained a Visual Design Master’s Degree in Milan, Italy.

She is applying UX Design principles in her design process since she strongly believes that branding should be a user/customer centric approach. She advocates that branding design should be an overall experience aiming to meet both business and human needs.

In her career so far, she accomplished a plenty of branding projects in diverse sectors with 140% customer satisfaction and 160% increased brand reputation.

Levent Kopuz

Levent Kopuz

Design Thinking Instructor
Levent has started his professional career at the TV industry in 2011, then he accomplished Marketing & Communication projects which oriented by Design Thinking for Nike Turkey in between 2012-2018.

He advocates Design Thinking since he met entrepreneurship ecosystem at 2017. This led his career to continue as a Program Manager at Boğaziçi University – Entrepreneurship Center between October 2018 – July 2019 furthering his advocacy.

He is now Design Thinking instructor for corporates and individuals at Pearson Turkey’s network.

At the same time Levent Kopuz is a Design Thinking mentor at Istanbul Technical University Cekirdek, StartersHUB, BTM İstanbul and Mentor Effect for startups.