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Burcu Bıçakçı Ersoy, based in Istanbul, leads the Telecommunications Practice within Egon Zehnder’s global Technology and Communications Practice and is also an active member of the firm’s Services, Chief Information Officer, and Media, Entertainment & Sports practices. She is a trusted talent strategy advisor to clients in Turkey and nearby regions including the CIS, the Middle East, and Africa. Burcu also provides management appraisals and leadership development consulting.

Sometimes I walk out of a meeting with a new perspective on life and the feeling that I have touched someone’s life and career choice. These are the moments when I love my job.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Burcu was a business development and sales executive at Dell with responsibility for Central and Eastern Europe. Earlier she worked in Germany and Turkey as an Information and Technology Executive with Procter & Gamble.

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.

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What We Heard - Leadership Development & Acting on Potential

What We Heard - Leadership Development & Acting on Potential

On January 17, 2018, Egon Zehnder’s Istanbul office convened a group of Turkey-based HR leaders for a breakfast discussion focused on leadership development based on the article of Turning Potential into Success: The Missing Link in Leadership Development by Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Andrew Roscoe and Kentaro Aramaki.

What Mobile CEOs Want to Know:

What Mobile CEOs Want to Know:

The mobile industry is in the midst of large-scale evolution requiring every company to be more agile, more efficient and more innovative in the effort to discover and implement new ways of adding value.

At MWC 2018, Mobile Meets the Future

At MWC 2018, Mobile Meets the Future

The 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona had an optimism that set it apart from the gatherings of recent years. This was largely due to advances in making 5G a reality and the rapid evolution of the array of businesses that depend on a robust mobile sector.

What We Heard – Convergence of Digital & Health

What We Heard – Convergence of Digital & Health

Egon Zehnder Istanbul recently hosted a presentation by Cozi Namer, Healthcare Industry Development Lead at Google, based in New York. As the subject of digital revolution continues to gain momentum in the performance-focused corporate world, healthcare industry is also in a state of constant transformation.

Looking Back on MWC 2017: Telcos Brace for a Hyperconnected Future

Looking Back on MWC 2017: Telcos Brace for a Hyperconnected Future

Over the past 15 years, the telco industry has evolved from an infrastructure business to being a critical enabler of digital transformation. The market the telcos serve is changing radically as well.

Leading in the Connected Age

Leading in the Connected Age

Technological transformation continues to unfold at a relentless pace. To effectively adapt to this new era, companies must recruit and develop a different kind of leadership talent. This is a big ask, because demand for leaders with deep technological acumen far outstrips supply.

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