CV

Professional Summary

iCanay. Always in the making of my next version, passionate for conscious innovation.

I am a keynote speaker and global cultural innovation strategist. I am the co-founder of Human Works, a company that tasks itself with creating learning programs and experiences that facilitate innovation in the fields of conscious learning, technology, sustainability and inclusiveness. 

I am also the founder of Children First World, a ground-breaking movement pushing for the inclusion of children and a children's first approach to design and innovation, and of awakening the inner child within all of us.

 

I provide leaders and their organizations to adopt a future-proof mindset in their business decision making, starting with human values with my Conscious Business Model methodology.

 

In my speaking engagements, I create journeys for audiences to envision their roles and concrete actions, with a pragmatic and multidisciplinary approach to transform on an individual, organisational and societal level.

 

I lead the ‘Holistic Education NGO’ in Fenix Ibiza, creating awareness and learning programs about ecological and sustainable lifestyles. I am an ambassador of Socratic Design Academy, facilitating Socratic Dialogues to bring back the art of listening and critical thinking to fast changing world.

 

I have worked globally with over 60 brands from 18 industries, governmental agencies and academic institutions, including Bayer, BBVA, Coca Cola, Mastercard, Nike, P&G, Pfizer, Unilever, United Nations, Turkish Airlines and Vodafone. Previously, I worked as the country leader of Fjord, Design and Innovation by Accenture Interactive.

 

I hold a degree in Business Administration by Bogazici University, and in Organizational Leadership by Massachusetts’s Institute of Technology (MIT).

 

I am vegan for peace. I am a mother of two, married and live in Ibiza.

Skills

Speaking  Conscious Business Design     Cultural Transformation Futurism    Innovation Design    Social Impact   Learning Design    Dialogue Facilitation 

Work Experience

2018-Ongoing

Co-founder, Human Works

2017-2019

Lecturer, Koc University

2013--2016

Country Leader, Fjord

Design & Innovation by Accenture Interactive

2010-2012

Co-founder, Boom Digital Media

2001-2010

CMO, Mobilera Technology & Media

Education

2018-2019

Massachussets Institute of Technology

Leading Organizations and Change. Organizational Leadership

199-2003

Bogazici University

Business Administration

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