CEO at Tikle
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Burak Kir has graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Electronics and Communication, Electronics and Communications Engineering in 1990. He began his professional career at Koc Holding after completing his Master’s degree in Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, International Marketing. After working as International Marketing and Sales Coordinator in Beko Electronic in several countries, Kir had changed his path to the RAM Foreing Trade Inc and became General Manager of RAM Henkel in Kazakhistan. In the foundation phase and after, Burak Kir was Sales Manager of Aria-of-Tim Telecommunications Inc. during the period between 2001 and 2004. Since 2004, he has been working as the CEO of Tikle while he is continuing his Doctoral degree in marketing in Bahcesehir University. He has been giving Mobile Marketing, E-business & Internet Marketing and High Technology Marketing Management lectures at Bahcesehir University.
Mr. Kir, who has a good command of English, Russian and Italian, is also the Founding Board Member of Turkey Businessmen Association in Kazakhstan (KATIAD). Since its establishment in December 2009, Burak Kir has also been continuing his duty as Founding Vice-President of the Board of Directors in Mobile Service Provider Businessmen’s Association (MOBILSIAD).