MUSTAFA ÖZGÜR GÜNGÖR
Dr. Mustafa Özgür Güngör was graduated from Bogazici University, receiving BSc. Degree in Management Information Systems. Following this line of studies, he achieved a Doctorate in Business Administration. He lectured courses in various universities, published papers and books about innovation, technology, and management. Along with academia, he worked in the ICT and consultancy business for more than 28 years. Dr. Güngör has expertise in Research and Development, Business Analysis, Mobile Payment, Core Banking, Business Support Systems, NGOSS, and Convergence in his career with Cardtek Turkey and USA, Ericsson Turkey, Finansbank, Logo Business Solutions, and several startups. After serving for different industries as a strategic advisor for years, today, Dr. Güngör is providing consultancy services to local and global organizations.
SİBEL AKSU GÜNGÖR
Following a 15-year of professional architectural career, Sibel Aksu Güngör received an MBA (Art Management) and a Ph.D. degree (Anthropology) with research focused on the practice and culture of collecting. Her doctoral dissertation “The Collective and Individual Aspects of Idiocentric Collecting” was based on five years of fieldwork where she focused on the relationship between cognitive processes, culture, and the material world with an interdisciplinary approach. She lectured on Anthropological Theory, Psychological Anthropology, and Cognitive Anthropology in undergraduate and graduate anthropology and psychology programs of various universities in Turkey. In addition to presenting her research at scientific meetings, she published articles and gave seminars on non-academic platforms to make academic knowledge accessible. She determined that psychological and cognitive anthropology, as well as qualitative research methods, had common topics with the practice of coaching. In 2019, she received her ICF certificate as a professional coach. Focusing on the relationship between cognitive processes and social problems, she develops projects that offer solutions to relevant issues. She produces interdisciplinary content for training programs and projects that contributes to the fields of anthropology, psychology, and coaching. She is a member of the European Network for Psychological Anthropology (ENPA) affiliated with the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA). She is the mother of two inspirational kids.