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Emre Kara

Founder, Trainer, Consultant

Emre is the founder of the company Proludus Education and Consultation. He serves as a trainer and consultant. Emre graduated from Bilkent University with BS and MS degrees in Industrial Engineering. During his master, he also studied business and economics in Aarhus Business School in Denmark. He started his professional career as a finance specialist at Unilever. He worked in personal care and hair care categories for Turkey, North Africa, Middle East, and Russia. Emre then joined Bain & Company’s Istanbul office. He worked as a management consultant for five years. He advised many clients in retail, consumer goods, household appliances, airlines, technology, and logistics from Turkey, Europe, and Middle East. His areas of expertise include strategy, digital transformation, operational turnaround, agile way of working, loyalty program redesign, contact center optimization, in-store sales push, and market entry strategy. Professional development, adult learning theories and applications are among his interests. He served as a trainer in many occasions in his academic and professional career. He designed, developed, and delivered trainings on various topics in the companies he worked for and for his clients based on their needs. Emre is a professional scrum master with a PSM (Professional Scrum Master) certificate and an expert in agile way of working. He is one of the pioneers in Turkey to apply agile principles and practices to solve problems in business functions – outside of IT domain. He trains and coaches professionals and agile project teams and helps them to crack business problems.He provides consultancy services and trainings to companies in the establishment of agile project teams in business units and implementation of these projects.