Berrin Benli

Berrin Benli



  • Smart Cities
  • Mega Trends That Will Shape the Business World
  • Innovation & Design Thinking
  • Big/Open Data and Internet of Things
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Economy
  • Innovative Leadership
  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Tourism Destination
  • The Future of Education
  • Urban/Open Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Independent & Healthy Living

What she offers

Her energy transfers to the stage as a recognised speaker on Mega Trends That Will Shape the Business World, Intrapreneurship, Innovation & Creative Thinking, Smart Cities, Big Data and Internet of Things and Digitally Transformed World by Industry 4.0 & Future Jobs and Skills. Her practical approach to understanding behaviour, technology and trends, make her a valuable contributor to connecting companies’ objectives with the market. Audiences will benefit from the insights of one of the most respected commentators on these topics.

How she presents

With flair and animation, she involves you in an inimitable way. She is guaranteed to be a memorable ingredient of your event that will be much talked about.

Berrin was born in 1963 in Ankara. She has BSc degree of Computer Engineering from METU (Middle East Technical University) in 1986; she has been student of University of Phoenix, Arizona (Exec.MBA, Global Management Program) in 2005.

She is the co-founder of “NOVUSENS – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute” which is the 1st “Think Tank” organization of Turkey specialized in Science, Technology and Innovatipon is independent and for-profit that delivers professional services on innovation and entrepreneurship to foster “sustainable development”. Berrin has established “Big Data Institute” of NOVUSENS in 2013 and “Smart City Institute” of NOVUSENS in 2014 to support ICT Innovation field. She is also the co-founder of “IDE Consulting” which delivers professional ICT services on high-tech industries.

As a professional ICT expert she uniquely combines her broad experience of enterprise industry with the knowledge of business management, technology adoption, innovation, and education to develop and deliver effective management and learning experiences both at local country and global platforms. She has over 30 years of business experience in ICT industry carrying both business and technical management roles in the fast pace MNCs (likle Oracle Corp, Intel Corp.) and local giant system integrators and software development companies. During her 12 years of tenure with Oracle Corporation, she held various Executive Management roles both at Regional levels (Europe, Middle East & Africa) covering 35 countries, and Global levels (US, EMEA, APAC). In year 2000, she was recognized by the Turkish IT media as the first international woman executive of Turkey- appointed by e-Europe Middle East Africa Region in IT Business Industry. When she was leading Innovation Centre of Intel in Turkey, she led successful large scale longer-term concept projects that (technological and business new usage models).

Benli is the curator of “TEDxAnkaraCitadel” event which was the first TEDx event in Ankara. She organized “TEDxAnkaraCitadel” event on 2013, 2014 and 2016. Benli is a strong TED and TEDx conferences fan. She is the Board Members of TBV (Turkish Informatics Foundation) and Gökyay Science and Chess Foundation. Berrin Benli has more than 15 articles published in local and  international magazines.


Oracle Corporation – Individual Awards
Best Country Support Manager of EMEA (Europe Middle East & Africa Region) among 33 Country Directors/Managers in 1998
Top 14th employee (top 10%) of Oracle EMEA Product Support Organization (2002-2003)

Oracle Corporation – Country Level Awards
Best Country of Oracle EMEA Support Services in ‘Employee Satisfaction’ in 2000
Best Country of Oracle EMEA Support Services in ‘Customer Satisfaction’ in 2001
Best Country of Oracle EMEA Support Services in ‘Business Results/Financial Performance’ (Revenue/Margin) in (2000-2002)
She was recognized by the Turkish IT media as the first international woman executive of Turkey-appointed by e-Europe Middle East Africa Region in IT Business Industry (2000)

INTEL Corporation – META (Middle East Turkey Africa) Regional Awards
META Divisional Award – Q1’09
META Divisional Award – Q2’08
META Divisional Award – Q2’07
Country Contribution Award – Q2’06
Country Contribution Award – Q2’06
“Genius Inside” Country Award Q2’08

Presentation Languages: Turkish, English

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