Halil Sabanci

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M.A. in Cultural Studies

Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

B.A. in Management
Bogazici (Bosphorus) University, Istanbul, Turkey
School of Management

Research Interests:

Macro organizational theory, relationships between organizations and their environments, leadership, organizational change, group dynamics, power and influence, diversity, identity

Honors, Achievements & Awards:

Graduate Fellowship, Sabanci University – Tuition Waiver & Stipend
GMAT 720 (94%)
GRE Quant 170 (97%)
Top 0.2% (ranked 280th among 150,000 students), National Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam
Sabanci Foundation Undergraduate Student Scholarship: Granted to outstanding performances in National University Placement Exam
Top 0.1% (ranked 232nd among 1.5 million students), National University Placement Exam

Research & Teaching Experience:

Facilitator, Academic Learning & Practices, Sabanci University: Student Evaluation: 3.83/4.00
Research Assistant, Center for Individual & Academic Development, Sabanci University
Teaching Assistant, Sabanci University Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Proffesional Experience:

Co-Founder, Fonoliv Technology, Istanbul, Turkey:
The company became solution partner for clients such as Aviva, Michelin, and P&G in the private sector, and Republican People’s Party (main opposition party in Turkey), and more than 20 municipalities in the public sector.

Commercial Specialist, Motorola 2004-2007:
Led cost saving projects of Motorola Networks, supplier selection efforts, and Oracle implementation projects in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and Israel.


Turkish (Native)
English (Advanced, TOEFL: 109)
Italian (Intermediate)
French (Fair)