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#Facebook Pages now allow businesses to provide customer support over private messages. Here is my thoughts: bit.ly/nutshell-30
Welcome to the thirtieth episode of the 'Week in a Nutshell’ series, Tech giants had relatively a slow week following their Q2'2015 financial earning calls. Headlines: 1. Facebook Empowers Pages To Provide Customer Support Over Private Messages
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İşletmeler artık #Facebook sayfaları üzerinden takipçilerine müşteri desteği sağlamak için özel mesaj gönderebilecek. Bu konudaki düşüncelerimi son blog yazımda paylaştım.
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'Haftalık Özet' serisinin otuzuncu bölümünden merhaba, 2015 yılı ikinci çeyrek finansal sonuçlarını açıklayan teknoloji devleri geçtiğimiz haftayı sakin geçirdi. Hemen listeye göz atalım. 1. Facebook Empowers Pages To Provide Customer Support Over Private Messages Aşağıdaki 'Read More' linkine tıklayarak detaylı yorumlarımı okuyabilirsiniz. 
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Here is a Google+ collection for the weekly blog posts I write about what's going on in tech.
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Teknoloji sektöründeki önemli gelişmeleri haftalık olarak özetlediğim blog yazılarım için Google+ Koleksiyonu yarattım.
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I summarized all you need to know about #Apple and #Amazon's Q2'2015 financial performance in my latest blog post bit.ly/nutshell-28
Welcome to the twenty-eighth episode of the 'Week in a Nutshell’ series, Tech giants like Apple, Microsoft and Amazon announced their Q2'2015 earnings last week. Wall Street expectations significantly affected these companies' stock prices. Headlines: 1. Apple Reports $49.6B Revenue, $10.7B Profit, $1.85 EPS For Q3 2015; Stock Slips 7.3% 2. Amazon Spikes 14% After It Reports Surprise Q2 Profit Of $92M, Better-T...
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All the things you need to know about #Google's Q2 performance and $65 billion increase in its market cap in one day bit.ly/nutshell-27
Welcome to the twenty-sixth episode of the 'Week in a Nutshell’ series, Google stock price skyrocketed after the Q2'2015 earnings call on Thursday as Google exceed the Wall Street expectations for Q2 financial performance. Headlines: 1. Google Adds a Record $60 Billion to Its Stock in One Day
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#Facebook Pages now allow businesses to provide customer support over private messages. Here is my thoughts: bit.ly/nutshell-30
Welcome to the thirtieth episode of the 'Week in a Nutshell’ series, Tech giants had relatively a slow week following their Q2'2015 financial earning calls. Headlines: 1. Facebook Empowers Pages To Provide Customer Support Over Private Messages
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İşletmeler artık #Facebook sayfaları üzerinden takipçilerine müşteri desteği sağlamak için özel mesaj gönderebilecek. Bu konudaki düşüncelerimi son blog yazımda paylaştım.
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'Haftalık Özet' serisinin otuzuncu bölümünden merhaba, 2015 yılı ikinci çeyrek finansal sonuçlarını açıklayan teknoloji devleri geçtiğimiz haftayı sakin geçirdi. Hemen listeye göz atalım. 1. Facebook Empowers Pages To Provide Customer Support Over Private Messages Aşağıdaki 'Read More' linkine tıklayarak detaylı yorumlarımı okuyabilirsiniz. 
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Here is a great summary of what you need to know about #Facebook and #Twitter's Q2'2015 financial performance. bit.ly/nutshell-29
Welcome to the twenty-ninth episode of the 'Week in a Nutshell’ series, Facebook and Twitter joined the ranks of other tech giants after sharing their Q2'2015 financial earnings last week. We witnessed once more how important mobile advertising revenue is for these two companies. Headlines: 1. Facebook Beats In Q2 With $4.04B Revenue, User Growth Slows To 3.47% QOQ To Hit 1.49B 2. Twitter Pops 4% After Reporting Bette...
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#Facebook ve #Twitter'ın 2015 yılı 2. çeyrek finansal performansları hakkında bilmeniz gerekenler bu haftaki yazımda bit.ly/ozet-29 
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'Haftalık Özet' serisinin yirmi dokuzuncu bölümünden merhaba, 2015 yılı 2. çeyrek finansal sonuçlarını açıklayan teknoloji devleri kervanına geçtiğimiz hafta Facebook ve Twitter da katıldı. Mobil reklamcılık gelirlerinin bu iki firma için ne kadar önemli olduğuna bir kez daha şahit olduk. Hemen listeye göz atalım. 1. Facebook Beats In Q2 With $4.04B Revenue, User Growth Slows To 3.47% QOQ To Hit 1.49B 2. Twitter Pop...
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#Apple ve #Amazon'un 2015 2.çeyrek finansal sonuçlarıyla ilgili bilmeniz gerekenleri son blog yazımda özetledim. bit.ly/ozet-28
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'Haftalık Özet' serisinin yirmi sekizinci bölümünden merhaba, Teknoloji devleri 2015 yılı ikinci çeyrek finansal sonuçlarını açıklamaya devam ederken Wall Street beklentilerinin hisse senedi değerleri üzerindeki etkisini bir kez daha gördüğümüz bir haftayı geride bıraktık. Hemen listeye göz atalım. 1. Apple Reports $49.6B Revenue, $10.7B Profit, $1.85 EPS For Q3 2015; Stock Slips 7.3% 2. Amazon Spikes 14% After It Rep...
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#Google'ın 2. çeyrek performansı ve piyasa değerindeki $65 milyarlık artış ile ilgili bilmeniz gerekenler bu yazımda bit.ly/ozet-27
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'Haftalık Özet' serisinin yirmi yedinci bölümünden merhaba, Google'ın 2015 yılı ikinci çeyrek finansal performansının Wall Street beklentilerinin üzerinde açıklamasının ardından hisse senedi değerinde yaşanan artış ile haftaya damgasını vurdu. Hemen listeye göz atalım. 1. Google Adds a Record $60 Billion to Its Stock in One Day Aşağıdaki 'Read More' linkine tıklayarak detaylı yorumlarımı okuyabilirsiniz. 
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Electronics Engineer, MBA
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  • Google
    Technical Program Manager, 2014 - present
    - Manage growth initiatives for Google Apps, www.google.com/apps - Identify and scope new growth opportunities
  • Google
    Search and Mobile Ads Technical Product Expert, 2013 - 2014
    - Provided technical consultancy to AdWords account managers for large clients especially for the North America - West Coast region. - Collaborated with product managers and engineering teams to improve the search and mobile ad products. - Coached 4 team members in search and mobile ads.
  • Google
    AdWords Account Strategist, 2011 - 2013
    - Managed sales, support and revenue programs dedicated for AdWords SMB clients in Turkey. - Led the revenue program champions across the EMEA region due to high performance of Turkish market. Shared weekly best practices globally and improved the revenue programs globally. - Launched an internal tool for AdWords Sales and Support organization globally - Designed a reporting dashboard for the product management team to keep track of the incentive programs performance for AdWords clients. - Acted as AdWords Billing Products Expert and provided constant feedback to the product team. - Contributed to the launch of 'Getting Turkish Business Online' initiative on technical implementation. - Re-launched the AdWords Turkey Twitter channel, @AdWordsTurkey - Interviewed +25 candidates for the team and mentored +10 new team members. Awards: - 'Vice President Award' for the launch of the internal tool - Team contribution award, - Two business awards for strong monthly sales record across EMEA Region. - 28 peer bonuses due to continuous support.
  • Sabanci University
    Research and Teaching Assistant, 2010 - 2011
    - Conducted market research based on supply chain management for Prof. Cagri Haksoz's latest book: Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk. - Graded course homework, exams and assisted fellow students of 'Business Statistics and Operations Management' graduate courses.
  • Turkcell
    Product Manager Intern, 2010 - 2011
    - Assisted the launch of eco-friendly paperless billing products such as Email Bill and SMS Bill. - Conducted user interviews, focus groups and field visits for market research to increase the penetration rate of those billing products. - Contributed to the 'go to market' strategy.
  • The Coca-Cola Company
    Product Marketing Manager Intern, 2010 - 2011
    - Assisted all the marketing activities for the bottled (non tin can) Coca-Cola products. - Analyzed AC Nielsen market data and prepared market performance reports for VP of Marketing. - Launched the product placement campaign for a prime-time TV show in Turkey
  • IBM
    Internship and Graduation R&D Project Leader, Part-time Employee, 2008 - 2009
    - Launched a software that determines cancerous tissues using morphological image processing algorithms to demonstrate the performance gains provided by cloud computing and parallel programming. - Led a team of four software engineering interns.
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
    Project Research Assistant, 2009 - 2010
    - Assisted the academic paper focused on the strategic assessment of e-commerce and retail ecosystem in Turkey by conducting data analysis and research.
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Technical Program Manager at Google, Electronics Engineer, MBA
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I'm an Electronics Engineer with MBA degree and currently working as a Technical Program Manager at Google, responsible for the growth initiatives for 'Google for Work' products.

I have +5 years professional experience and I'm highly interested in

- Product management
- Growth hacking
- Online advertising (Google AdWords)
- Startups and new technologies

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  • Sabanci University
    MBA, 2009 - 2011
    GPA: 3.81/4.00 (1st in Class) - Elected as SU MBA Club President for 2009-2010 Academic Year and promoted to Chairman for 2010-2011 Academic Year. - Won Third Place Award in “Most Active Club of Turkey - 4 ” Contest held by Uniaktivite.net and led SU MBA Club to first award in its history during presidency period. - Interviewed by Hurriyet, Turkey's reputable newspaper about MBA Club's success. - Honored as a Jury Member in Junior Achievement Contest 2010 Turkey branch based on the MBA Club’s voluntarily help for Junior Achievement organization Awards: - Certificate of High Honor for 4 Semesters - Merit Scholarship for 2 years Graduate Education, awarded based on the success of the undergraduate education, GMAT score (600) and interview performance - 'Special Award for Extracurricular Activities' in two consecutive years for the contributions to university culture and reputation via the success of MBA Club.
  • Sabanci University
    Electronics Engineering, 2005 - 2009
    GPA: 3.08/4.00 Awards: - Merit Scholarship for 4 years. - Certificate of High Honor for 2 Semester, - Certificate of Honor for 4 Semesters - Special Award for Extracurricular Activities (Contributions to University Handball Team )
  • University Of Florida
    Exchange Student, 2010 - 2010
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