Coming from a dual background in engineering and management. Assoc.Prof. in management & organizations field. After studying engineering in Bilkent University, Tampere Institute of Technology (Finland), and Eastern Mediterranean University (Cyprus), I have worked as a software engineer in the industry developing ERP and industrial automation systems. After working in the U.S. during the dotcom boom, I have returned to the academia. I have received my PhD in Management and organizations field in 2009, and became an associate professor in the same field in 2014. I have assumed administrative posts in addition to teaching. Currently I am working on innovation management and strategy, structural and discourse analysis of business organizations, and business analytics fields. In addition to funded research, I work with industry firms and entrepreneurial organizations to keep my research in close touch with the field.