Analyst and Project Specialist
Görkem Başkan is Analyst and Project Specialist for Novida Strategic Management Services (Turkey) and Novida Investment & Consulting (Montenegro), which got by upon the mission of becoming Trusted Advisor and Companion of Corporations, Companies, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Leaders to realize their dreams like exportation, business development and internationalization, financial and investment solutions, strategy/policy/program development, growth, institutionalization, business/digital and cultural transformation, branding, sustainability and creating social impact.
Görkem Başkan was born on 1992 in Giresun, Turkey. Upon graduation from Hamdi Bozbağ Anatolian High School, he completed School of Management at Sabancı University, Istanbul by 2018. Key courses he has attended were: Marketing/Consumer Behavior; Financial Management; Managerial Accounting and Human Resources Management.
Görkem has worked as Marketing Intern at ING Bank Orange Lab in İstanbul between June-August 2017. He created product introduction document for the first product of the company, Xtrong Authentication Suite, which offers large-scale biometric identification solutions for password-less online experience and high level security. He wrote whitepapers discussing the threats of the digital world such as cyberattacks, frauds and password inefficiencies. He prepared a detailed report on the top 250 financial technology companies of 2017.
Between December 2011 and May 2016, he used to work on seasonal basis as Student Brand Manager at Marketing/Consumer Collecting Unit at Red Bull Turkey. He managed the brand image on campus by integrating Red Bull into the student lifestyle through planning and performing a dynamic mix of guerilla marketing projects. He connected with key people on campus in order to work together with student clubs and bring new ideas and activities for the campus life. Görkem worked with Marketing and Event specialists to execute marketing activities in line with the national strategy at Red Bull events, festivals and 3rd party events. He assisted the On/Off Premise teams with organization and execution of customer incentives. He designed a marketing project to welcome and encourage newcomer students to the university life; planned and performed it on freshman students at the beginning of the semester. With this Project, he was awarded with SuccessBull Award, Best National New User Project in 2015.
For 2 years, Görkem has been engaged in Civil Involvement Projects like Children Projects & Animal Rights at Sabancı University. He has mentored elementary students between the ages of 8-13 and supported their personal development. He has worked on increasing their creativity and sensitiveness for the environment that they are living in. He has advocated the rights of animals which are abandoned, mistreated or left on the street. He has as well financed/provided them with treatment and temporary or permanent homes.
Görkem has advanced level of English. He uses all Microsoft Office products skillfully.