Business Design Thinking Education Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship Innovation Social Innovation
Gürsel iLipinar has an Economics degree from University of Istanbul and MBA degree (Marketing and Information Systems) from Georgia State University, USA. Most of his 20-year professional career is in International Business field. e.g. Export-Import Bank (EximBank), State of Georgia Department of Trade, Industry and Tourism, United States Export Assistance Center, BellSouth and AT&T. After working in the International Business Development (RIM-Blackberry/Ericsson), Information Technology Project Management, Marketing and Product Management departments of BellSouth and AT&T Telecommunications (USA and Latin America) for over 9 years, moved into the world of Academia 6 years ago. Currently he is working on his PhD in Design Management at ESADE, coordinating a Design Management Master Program and enjoying teaching Design Management, Marketing/Sales, New Product Development courses. His research interests focus on the areas of design-oriented organizations, design equity and brand equity.