Meri Taksi Deveciyan, the founder of Mary Antıque Jewellery, is one of the first female entrepreneurs to have a master certificate and a university degree in jewellery sector. Having bachelor’s degrees on both sales management and econometrics, she completed her MBA in 2010 and gained expertise in the field of brand and marketing. With her more than 20 years’ experience, she serves as the brand consultant of the Istanbul Chamber of jewellery and as TÜBITAK KOBİ mentoring. She was awarded the most successful female entrepreneur of the year by the Luys magazine in 2015, and the successful female entrepreneur among Bahçeşehir University graduates in 2018. She is an academic in the field of entrepreneurship and marketing at Bahçeşehir University and continuing her PhD studies at Istanbul University, at the Faculty of Business Administration.
Süphan Somalı, urban planner, has studied on local governments and policy planning and received her M.A from Rotterdam University in 2006 and Ph.D. from Middle East Technical University (METU), in 2012. She has work experience as an urban planner in the municipality and academy, and also as project assistance in several nationally and internationally funded projects in the Research and Implementation Centre of Built Environment and Design (RICBED-METU).
Burçin Cimcoz has more than 20 years of work experience as a Technology Manager at Citibank Call Center. He worked as the Director of the Performance Management Department at DenizBank between the years 2013-2015. He also worked as iOS & macOS Software and Hardware Support Advisor at Apple Inc. He has knowledge on the Call Center terminology as IVR, IVN, CTI, Shift Management, MIS Reports etc. He is responsible for Technical Support and Data Analysis of Hera.