Ahmet Akın / Marketing Communication Consultant
After graduating from Boğaziçi University's Department of Business, Ahmet Akın completed his MBA degree at the University of Rochester Simon Business School. After starting his career at Beymen in 1995, he continued to work in the retail industry at AK'S International Retail Consulting.
Once he moved to Güzel Sanatlar Saatchi & Saatchi, his career in the advertising sector began. Later on, he was Vice President and a board member at TBWA\Istanbul, where he worked for nine years. Between 2009 and 2013, he worked as a CEO at Leo Burnett Group Turkey and was responsible for Leo Burnett İstanbul, Arc, Leo Health and Leo PR. Apart from his career in advertising agency management, he gave lectures for the Advertising Department Graduate Program at Bahçeşehir University between 2007 and 2009. Between 2010 and 2013, he served as the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Turkish Foundation of Advertising. Moreover, he has been a board member of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Board since 2011.
Ahmet Akın has been lecturing for the Graduate Program in Marketing Communication at Bilgi University during the 2013-2014 academic year.