Ebru Sevand is an operations and strategy specialist in the tech sector. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, she studied Industrial Engineering and Economics at Northwestern University in the United States and, upon graduation, she joined Citibank Istanbul as a Risk Analyst. In 2006 she entered her family software business, Sigma Consultancy, where she headed the design, development and implementation of large-scale software solutions mainly in the financial, public, and telecommunications sectors.
With a passion for entrepreneurship, Ebru completed her MBA at NYU Stern in 2011, specializing in Finance and Change Management, and placed at the top 10% of the graduating class. She returned to Sigma Consultancy as an Operations Manager and, along with her operations duties, steered the company’s successful acquisition in 2012 by Asseco SEE. Currently, she continues in the executive team under Asseco SEE as an Operations Manager and engages increasingly with the entrepreneurial and startup communities in Turkey, in New York, and internationally.
Ebru will be advising startups at The Accelerator.
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