She was born in 1983 in Ankara. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bilkent University in 2004. She was awarded with full scholorship during the under-graduate program. Then she studied Marketing Communication Management at Galatasaray Univeristy in 2007. After she worked as a Client Consultant for 4 years at Ipsos, she became a Brand Consultant and spent 1 year in this field.. Since October 2013, she has been a TTO Expert at ODTU Teknokent Management A.S. She works with world-class scientists to commercialize & develop their groundbreaking discoveries for the public benefit. Her responsibilities involve assessing the commercial potential of new technologies, marketing and negotiating licenses. She is also responsible for actively building a network of international partners through outreach and networking. She says it is great to combine both research and brand management skills with commercialization efforts!