Emrah Dilsizoglu oversees the entire operations of Blackboard’s business development in Turkey, where he engages with schools, higher education, and pro-education organizations to help effectively use technology to support teaching and learning and improve student outcomes. After Emrah earned his law degree from Istanbul University’s Faculty of Law and his LLM from the University of San Francisco in International Law, he continued his education in a PhD program at Yeditepe University in Istanbul. Emrah has spoken at several education and e-Learning related conferences in Turkey and US, as he presents Blackboards approach in the New Learning Experience – a learner centric, unique, new approach that fosters better engagement, interaction, and quality learning through innovative technology, services, and data capabilities. Although Blackboard has been present in Turkey since 2003, through Emrah’s tenure, he has grown the Blackboard footprint in Turkey from 4 University customers to 22 private and public universities, and further education institutions in 2,5 years.
Emrah lives in Istanbul, with his wife, daughter and son.