Name: M. İlker Aycı Title: Chairman of the board and executive committee Company, city: Turkish Airlines; İstanbul, Turkey Number of employees: Approximately 51,000, including subsidiaries Recent project: Bringing all our developing technology within Turkish Airlines to create a seamless experience, from using AI in our reservation system to fullservice enhancements at the airport First job: Right out of university, I worked for the İstanbul metropolitan government as a consultant for the mayor. Little-known fact about you: I enjoy learning about the unique cultures, from gastronomy to history and mythology, of the places I visit around the world.
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