Burcu Bıçakçı Ersoy, based in Istanbul, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Chief Information Officer and Media, Entertainment & Sports practices. She also led the Firm’s global Telecommunications Practice for more than three years, developing industry expertise across the broader ecosystem of telecoms including OTT and digital companies. Burcu’s main focuses are on digital transformation and technology; she is especially passionate about defining the further evolution of leadership as technology permeates all organizations. A trusted talent strategy advisor to clients in Turkey and emerging markets, her services span executive search, leadership development, management appraisals, organization design, and cultural transformation.
Sometimes I walk out of a meeting with a new perspective on life and the feeling that I’ve touched someone’s life and career choice. These are the moments when I love my job the most.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Burcu was a business development and sales executive at Dell with responsibility for Central and Eastern Europe. Earlier, she served as an Information and Technology Executive with Procter & Gamble in Germany and Turkey.
Burcu earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. She values learning from great people and colleagues every day. Burcu is fluent in Turkish and English with a good working knowledge of German, and has published articles on the Egon Zehnder websites.