Based in IDC’s Istanbul office, Eren Eser directs all ICT syndicated and custom consulting engagements and events in Turkey. His areas of responsibility include hardware, enterprise software, IT and cloud services, and telecommunications services. Eser has more than 13 years of experience in sectors including aerospace, defense, and telecommunications. Prior to coming to IDC, Eser worked as a marketing group manager for Turk Telekom, the leading Turkish integrated telecommunications operator. In this role, he was responsible for pricing and management of the corporate portfolio, including mobile, data center, cloud, fixed internet, fixed voice, terminal, connectivity, and value-added service solutions. Eser earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, and an MBA and M.Sc. in information systems from the same university. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in marketing at Bilkent University.