Turkmen's areas of expertise cover almost all aspects of strategy, operations and M&A activity within the TMT and Consumer industries, covering a broad geography.
He works with prominent corporate clients in identifying value, dealing with the challenges of growth, portfolio rationalisation, corporate re-structuring and other sources of strategic concern. He is very active in the M&A and due-diligence field working with investors on buy and sell side transactions. He has worked with some of the largest Telecommunications, Media, Technology and Consumer organisations covering Distribution, Market Sizing/Growth, Customer and Product Management and Software topics on strategy and value generation activities. His client base includes some of the largest local and multi-national technology organisations and his experience includes work on developing new businesses and go-to-market and growth strategies to unlock addressable opportunities in multiple markets.
Internationally, he has spent more than a decade in various telecoms, media and technology markets including Turkey, Gulf and Middle East markets.
Education & Prior Experience
- Monitor Group, Cluster Consulting,
- (BSc): Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
- (MBA): London School of Economics and Political Science, NYU-Stern and HEC Paris
"Focus and resolute execution…great companies don’t simply react, instead, they observe, understand the progress, get the facts right and then act decisively."
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