Prof. Dr. Melih Bulu
Rector, Istinye University
Melih Bulu graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Engineering in 1992 and received her MA and PhD from the Management Department of Bogazici University.
Bulu worked as a project engineer at TUSAŞ, Atak Helicopter and F-16 Programs in the private sector. In his post as Assistant Plant Manager at P&G, he took on various tasks in the areas of efficiency and cost savings. Similarly, as a professional and entrepreneur, he provided consultancy services on strategy and management in several manufacturing and service companies.
He lectured on strategy and management at Bogazici University, Istanbul Şehir University, Istanbul Ticaret University, Istanbul Kültür University and Yeditepe University. His books were published in prestigious publishing houses, particularly in the areas of competitiveness of cities, regions and sectors with specialization; published articles in leading magazines in the world; attended the prestige conferences in the field as invited speakers; conference presidents.
Since 2004, he has been serving as the general secretary of the International Competition Research Council. Since 2011, he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of R&D Markets of Istanbul Electric & Electronic Machinery and Informatics Exporters Union.