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Ali Yildirim

Manager, MBA Marketing


School of Management
W160B  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-1876
Fax: 319-335-3604
E-mail: ali-yildirim@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • BS in Business Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Course work in Strategies for Growth Companies, Continuing Education, Harvard University
  • MBA in Marketing and Business Strategy, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2006

    Awards

    • Smarties Award Finalist in Innovation, Mobile Marketing Association, 2012
    • Design of the Decade Award, Industrial Designers Society of America, 2010
    • Distinguished Service Award (Team), Procter & Gamble, 2010
    • Supplier Award (Team), Walmart, 2009
    • Silver Medal, Industrial Designer Society of America, 2008
    • Vice President's Award, Target, 2008
    • Vice President's Award, Target, 2007

                Prior Positions

                • Associate Marketing Director, KAZ/Helen of Troy, Southborough, MA, 2008 - 2013
                • Brand Manager, US Healthcare Marketing, KAZ/Helen of Troy, Southborough, MA, 2008 - 2011
                • Buyer, Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, 2006 - 2008
                • Brand Consultant, Carlson Brand Enterprise, Minneapolis, MN, 2005 - 2006
                • Multi-Channel Marketing Intern, Best Buy, Richfield, MN, 2005 - 2005
                • Project Manager, Yente Contracting, Inc., Istanbul, Turkey, 2000 - 2005

                        Committees and Professional Service

                        • American Mensa, Boston, MA, 2009-2013
                        • FABSIT (Friends of American Board Schools in Turkey), Boston, MA, 2009-2013