- Business Consultancy
- Change Management
- Leadership coaching
- Executive Coaching
- Business Strategy
- Team building
- Startup Business
- People Development
- People Engagement
- Recruitment Advertising
- Recruitment Advice
- Culture Change
- Culture Design
- Culture & Engagement
- Business start up
- Product Development
- launching a product
- Internet Marketing
- Coaching & Mentoring
- Training & Development
- Keynote Speaking
- People management
- Talent acquisition
- Talent Attraction
- Talent Management
- Change Coaching
- Leadership 360 Feedback
- Leadership and Management
- Customer Experience
- Brand & positioning strategies
- Brand Development
- Employer Branding
With 10+ years experience, I am a...
Business and People Consultant | Bestselling Author | Founder of 4 companies to date | Keynote Speaker at events, based in London.
My domain expertise is in People Opeartions (HR), Talent Acquisition, Company Culture, Business Growth, Startup and Tech.
-> Please bear in mind, due to my busy schedule with ongoing projects I can usually be only booked a month in advance and can only accept a limited number of clients.
I founded startups, written bestseller books, mentored London's startups in top accelerators and consulted to or worked in tech organisations.
To see what I can help you with, see "areas of expertise".
My Strongest Asset for Clients
As an aspiring Polymath, I have a variety of expertise and interest areas. I see this variety as a strength since it fuels my creativity, keeps me always learning and out of my comfort zone.
The positive feedback I receive most often from my clients is that I understand both their business (as a founder myself) and have a management consultant's expertise (with books and experience to support). This way I can combine the best of the two worlds to be a key growth and solution partner. I am also usually praised for my ability to think outside the box and come up with "great deals" that create win-win for my clients and their partners.
letgo.com ($1.5B valued Unicorn Startup); NextBigThing Digital (London based Growth Agency); Pitch-Me(London based Recruitment Tech Startup); City Games Vienna (Multiple Award Winning Games Company); Atlantic Leap (UK based International Expansion Company); FatJoe Publishing (UK based Digital Publishing House; Kounteq(UK based Fintech Startup); Nivea Beiersdorf (Global FMCG Company); Edenred (Global Employee Benefits Company); Böhler Uddeholm (Austrian Steel Production Company); Sahibinden.com (Turkey's Biggest e-commerce Platform); Koç Holding (Fortune Global 500 Industrial Conglomerate); Pegasus Airlines (One of World's top 10 Airlines); SmartHR (Recruitment Services Company); Alafortanfoni (360 Marketing Agency); ROIpublic (SEO Agency); WeldWolf (Digital Welding Solutions Startup).
People Ops. & Human Resources
HR Support, HR Consultantion, Employee and Manager Queries, HR Programs, HR Policies, People Partnering, Performance Management, Reorganisations, Executive Search, Talent Recruitment, Interviews, Assessment, Employee Relations, Onboarding, Performance Management, Coaching, Feedback, Learning and Development, Training, Leadership, Employee Engagement, Culture Change, Values, Data Driven HR, Coaching
Startups & Entrepreneurship
Market Research, Product-Market Fit, Team building, Pitch Deck Creation, Pitching, Customer Interviews, Prototyping, Minimum Viable Product, Iteration, Optimisation, Go to market strategy, Customer Acquisition, B2B Sales, Complex Sales, B2C marketing, Digital Marketing, Content, Growth, Channel Management, Strategy, Pivoting, Problem Solving, Monetisation
Customer Acquisition, Go-to-market Strategy, Product-Market Fit, Channel-Market Fit, Growth Scaling, Decision Mentoring, Subject Matter Expertise on all People verticals: Picking Co- Founders, Recruitment, Partnering, Motivation, Goal Setting, Pitch Creation, Offer Management, Project Design and Execution, Market Research, Client Satisfaction, Feedback Management, Cashflow Management
Writing Essays and Blog Content, Authoring Bestselling Books, Recording Podcasts, Shooting Educational Videos, Copywriting, Public Speaking, Presentation, Keynotes, Facilitation, Workshops, Trainings, Instructor, Social Media Management, Content Marketing, Personal Brand Building, Basic Graphic Design
Keynote Speaker & Corporate Trainer & Mentor
Experience speaking, mentoring and training in key London locations such as;
Lee Hecht Harrison Penna
General Assembly London (generalassemb.ly/instructors/ozan- dagdeviren/19636) Techhub London (london.techhub.com)
Wayra/Imperial College London (https://bit.ly/2YnhEjQ)
The University of Greenwich i3 Programme (i3centre.com)
On topics such as;
Art of Picking a Co-Founder
Startup Growth & Entrepreneurship
Hiring Strategy, Talent Recruitment, Employer Brand
Talent Management, Strategic HR, Company Culture
Creative Problem Solving; Personal Growth
Psychology of Relationships, Business Communication
Digital Transformation, Future of Work, Career Design
Authored five books including two Amazon bestsellers in Workplace, Startups and HR categories). See here section for details.
Written over 100 essays on people strategy, career decisions, company culture, productivity, entrepreneurship, etc.
Host of the Startup Sessions Podcast that has top startup founders and people with unique areas of expertise as guests.
Udemy Instructor with more than 12,000 Students.
CommonWisdom Consultancy LTD
Innovation / Business Consultancy / Change Management / People & Culture Co1 - 5 Employees 2016 - Current
Harvard Business School2017 - 2018
Psychology & Sociology - Double Major BAs.
Tilburg / Bosphorus University2006 - 2010