Levent ERDEN

Bilgi University Next Academy, Founder, Chairman & Academist

Levent Erden was born in İstanbul. After graduating from Galatasaray High School, he studied at Boğaziçi University and continued his MBA program at Boğaziçi University. He started his career as an advertiser and continued as a manager of many big brands. He is currently an academician at Bilgi University where he is also a founder member and continues meeting with readers in KAFA Magazine.

Since an early age, Erden has worked as a top manager in Turkey at multinational giants in a variety of industries. He worked as CEO of L'Oréal, Allied Lyons, Pepsi Co and Havas. Having been partaken in many firsts about future, marketing and the interactive world, Erden is the Head of Next Academy, the master’s program that pioneers in interactive business management, marketing and communication, at Bilgi University, an institution he helped found. In addition to hosting the TV show “Başka Bi Kafa” to talk about the special interest topics, he also works as a coach and a consultant in various subjects in a number of sectors. He’s been a near-future teller for many years...