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Ermay Duran

Istanbul, Turkey

Mashattan Evleri • Maslak • Istanbul, Turkey
SPORTS & MANAGEMENT: Business Development, Marketing & Management

Business leader and strategic thinker with proven success analysing business potential especially towards basketball, expanding customer base, seeking new market entry to meet strategic objectives in the international sports marketplace. Skilled in utilising varying basketball and high end technology, apt in media and TV strategies to increase visibility and positively impact revenue. Solid communicator able to generate leads/relationships, develop strong relations with key stakeholders, manage accounts, educate clients and consumers and negotiate beneficial contracts.
Areas of Expertise
Strategic Sports Planning • Sports Revenue Generation • B2B Networking throughout sports communities • Relationship Management • Policies & Procedures • Product Management 
Sports Management Worldwide;  Portland, Oregon, USA
Basketball GM & Scouting, Certificate, 2015
Training included: NBA and international collective bargaining agreement, NBA scouting techniques, scouting reports, NBA general manager practices, video editing thru Synergy Sports Technology and statistical analysis formulas.
(Mentored by New York Knicks Director of Player Personnel Mark Warkentien)
Reference: Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President, Sports Management Worldwide, 503-445-7105
Master of Science Degree in International (Sports Business) Management 
(Completed as of 2014 waiting approval of thesis publishing)
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Master of Science in Marketing, Communication & Sports (2010)
Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy
Bachelor’s Degree with a Major in English Literature & Minor in Business Administration (2004)
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, graduated with honours
SMWW (Sports Management World Wide), Istanbul, Turkey • April 2015 – Present Basketball Scouting, Basketball Scout
 UBA (Uluslararası Basketbol Akademi) International Ltd. , Istanbul, Turkey • April 2015 – Present Basketball & Organization Management,  Business Development & Sponsorship Relations 
The Business of Basketball in Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey • September 2013 – Present Sport & Management Consultancy service Sole proprietorship
Sportsnet Group / Octagon, Istanbul,Turkey • December 2014 – March 2015 Sports Marketing Agency privately owned with 80+ empolyees, Project Manager
Education First (EF), Istanbul, Turkey • May 2013 – September 2013 Education service provider with 2000+ employees, Business Development Manager 
ETS GBV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands • Sept. 2012 – Apr. 2013 Education service provider with 2000+ employees, Business Development Manager
LAUREATE ONLINE EDUCATION BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands • Oct. 2009- Sept. 2012 Education service provider with 10,000+ employees
EPSON BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands • 2008-2009 
European provider and distributor of Epson International electronic products and services
DIGITURK EUROPE GMBH, Frankfurt, Germany • 2006-2008 
Satellite television company servicing subscribers in the EU, Nordic and Americas regions
DIGITAL PLATFORM ILETISIM HIZ. A.Åž. (DIGITURK), Istanbul – Ankara/Turkey • 2004-2006 
Privately owned company and Turkey’s first and only full satellite TV and IPTV provider and distributor of the Turkish Premier Soccer League, serving more than 2.5M subscribers in Turkey
TED Basketball Club, Ankara, Turkey 2001 – 2003, Basketball player for B Team
Büyük Kolej Basketball Club, Ankara, Turkey 1999 – 2001, Basketball player for B Team
• English (Native Speaker)
• Dutch (Native Speaker)
• Turkish (Native Speaker)
• Synergy 
• Hudl
• Krossover 
• Scouting4U
• VidSwap