Simin Atayman, MBA: After receiving her BA degree in Sociology at Koç University, Simin started her career working in a multinational pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca. After gaining experience in Marketing and Sales in this industry for five years, she went on to do her Masters degree in Business Administration in the U.S. Simin worked for a San Francisco-based event organization company during this time, effectively running events such as the San Francisco Film Festival, San Francisco Airport 2nd terminal opening, the launch of the Palm Pre phone and the launch of Pixar’s “Wall-E” movie. She secured key sponsors for these events as well. Simin also organized activities, concerts and cultural events to bring the Turkish community in the Bay Area together.
Thomson Reuters in 2006. Famona specializes in internal communications, especially with assisting managers to communicate more effectively. This includes the management and planning of communications around changing priorities of the company through the most effective channels. She has worked across teams in many countries and with varied cultures.