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Events

TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Meet-Up

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, TUSIAD members and Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs gathered for a virtual discussion on starting a business, investment decisions, startup-corporate relations, and how the global pandemic has impacted the startup ecosystem. The meeting featured presentations from four founders of Silicon-Valley based companies with the goal of fostering exchanges between Istanbul and San Francisco-based entrepreneurs. İrem Oral Kayacık, Leader of the TUSIAD Entrepreneurship & Youth Roundtable, and TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Chair Ayşegül İldeniz delivered opening remarks. XCINEX Founder Cihan Fuat Atkın, Compocket Founder İlayda Büyüdoğan, Mall IQ Founder Batu Sat, and Relimetrics Founder Kemal Levi participated in the panel portion of the event, elaborating on their experiences.

Pivoting in Media, Hospitality & Healthcare Industries During Covid-19

Please join us for Pivoting in Media, Hospitality, & Healthcare Industries During Covid-19, the fifth webinar in the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Webinar Series.  Moderated by TUSIAD SVN Committee Member Buğrahan Çiğdemoğlu, the webinar will feature an engaging discussion with three executives from the media, healthcare, and hospitality industries. We will explore with Aydın Sün of Faselis how media and international markets are being reshaped during the pandemic. Hakan Özakbaş of Leading Hotels of the World will share his insights on the evolution of the heavily impacted hospitality industry. Finally, with Sertaç Güzel of Johnson & Johnson, we will examine how the healthcare industry has mobilized its resources to develop novel solutions in the face of global challenges. 

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the New Normal

Please join us for the fourth webinar in the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Webinar Series. Moderated by TUSIAD SVN Chair Ayşegül İldeniz, the webinar will feature a discussion with Umran Beba, a global business leader and former Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer at PepsiCo. Currently a partner at August Leadership, Beba will share her insights on how organizations can prioritize diversity and inclusion in the current environment. 

Design for the New Normal: Breaking and Rebuilding at a Time of Crisis

On July 23, Aylin Uysal (VP of Design at Oracle) sat down with Ayse Birsel (co-founder of Birsel+Seck) for an online discussion on the changing nature of design in the current environment. They shared their insights on how design-oriented thinking can help industry leaders address the challenges and opportunities brought about by Covid-19. You can watch the third webinar in the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network’s Rethinking Tomorrow Web Series here:

Rethinking Tomorrow Webinar Series: Design for the New Normal – Breaking and Rebuilding at a Time of Crisis

Please join us for Design for the New Normal: Breaking & Rebuilding at a Time of Crisis, the third webinar in the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Rethinking Tomorrow Web Series. In this webinar, Ayse Birsel (co-founder of Birsel+Seck) and Aylin Uysal (VP of Design at Oracle) will share their insights on how design-oriented thinking can help industry leaders address the challenges and opportunities brought about by Covid-19. Registrants will receive Zoom links the day of the event.