By combining the experience he gained in several national and international companies with academic content, Burak Evren’s presentations are guiding participants towards creating a future vision. With a wide experience in creating brands and digital products in media, retail, FMCG and consumer durables, Evren enlightens the audience with his speeches and workshops on product development through multidisciplinary vision, interdisciplinary cooperation and business development.
- Digital Transformation
- Artificial Intelligence
- Digital Marketing
What he offers
How he presents
As a senior executive and an academician, Burak Evren is a dynamic speaker who creates a highly interactive environment in his speeches and workshops both in national and international events. His style stimulates the audiences’ enthusiasm for learning.
Burak Evren was born in 1970 in Ankara. He completed his secondary education at TED Zonguldak College. Evren graduated from Istanbul University, Department of Business Administration, English program in 1994.
Burak Evren worked at British American Tobacco between 1993 and 1995 as a brand manager in the Central Asian region, participated in many international brand launch and local product development activities during this period.
In 1996, he participated in the establishment of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle division in Turkey, he supported the establishment of the marketing department and launched, Volkswagen Transporter, LT and Caddy brands to the Turkish market.
From 1998 to 2004, Evren actively involved in the management of advertising and communication activities for many national and international brands as Customer Service Director at McCann Erickson World Group.
Evren joined Mynet in 2005. He served as the director responsible for all product development, new business development and marketing in Turkey’s most comprehensive portal.
Continuing his digital work, Evren worked to establish Fox International Channels web presence in Turkey and nearby emerging markets in 2007 and organize digital advertising sales operations. Fox was the first media company to launch a tv series online in Turkey and led the work on the creation of the first web video advertising inventory.
Starting from 2009, Evren has been the director of the web and digital media department at TTNET. He later taken on Tivibu operations, Turkey’s first IPTV platform, launched the first OTT service together with Samsung, LG and Vestel with a renewed interface. He also actively involved in the development of advertising sales infrastructure and sales organization within the company. During his tenure, Tivibu has gone through a major overhaul in terms of infrastructure and user interface, Evren coordinated the efforts for integration of web TV, mobile TV and IPTV infrastructures.
In 2012, Evren worked as Senior Consultant in the Motorola Southern Europe region and in the same year, he started working as a CMO for Morhipo, a member of Boyner Group companies. He carried out the necessary activities to restructure the marketing department, improvement of user interface design, restructuring of photography studio and performance advertising areas.
Since 2011, Evren is teaching courses in Digital Entrepreneurship, Big Data Management, Electronics and Mobile Commerce and Digital Marketing at Kadir Has University’s Faculty of Communications, New Media department. He also actively involved in the establishment of technology transfer office at Kadir Has University.
Evren served as CDO at D&R between 2014 and 2016, Evren coordinated the efforts to overhaul of D & R and İdefix digital properties, and improvement of all digital assets. He also coordinated the restructuring of sales and acquisition performance. He also involved in the creation of omnichannel retail scenarios and the establishment of the relevant infrastructure for D&R.
Evren is a key-note speaker on Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Entrepreneurship topics and works as a guest lecturer at different universities.
Burak Evren is one of the founding members of the Digital Transformation Society in Turkey. Burak Evren, who also works as a writer on various web publications, is currently continuing his academic studies in Canada.
Presentation Languages: Turkish, English