Dr. Evirgen holds BSc degrees
in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics (double major) and MBA degree from
Bosphorous University, Istanbul, Turkey and PhD degree in marketing and
international business from Michigan State University (MSU), Michigan, USA.
He was the General Manager and
Board Member at Bilesim International Research and Consultancy Inc. in Turkey
(now part of GfK Inc. and Nielsen Medya Inc. companies) between the years
1994-2002, and coordinated more than 1,000 research projects for over 100 firms
in Turkey, Caucasia and Central Asia through subsidiary companies formed.
During 2003-2004, he was a lecturer at Koc University and Sabancı University
and the Director of the professional Retailing Training and Consultancy Program
at Sabanci University. Since 2004, he has been the Executive Director of the
Executive Development Unit (EDU, www.edu.sabanciuniv.edu) at Sabanci
University. Dr. Evirgen also continues to teach in professional exec ed
programs offered by EDU and in the Executive MBA , MBA and MA in Brand Practice
programs at Sabancı University.
has also been a Board Member at Teknosa Inc. (www.teknosa.com) since 2005 and
since 2012 serves as the Vice President. Since 2012, he has been an independent
Board Member at Cilek Mobilya Inc (www.cilek.com) and at Carrefoursa Inc.
(www.carrefoursa.com) Dr. Evirgen is also the academic consultant of the
Retailing Sectoral Assembly of the Union of Chambers & Commodity Exchanges
of Turkey, Advisory Council and Discipline Council Member at Turkish
Researchers Association and PERYON Congress Advisory Council Member. He has
also received the Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award given by MSU Eli Broad
College of Business in 2010 due to his accomplishments.