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Sule Balkan
Sule Balkan

Instructor. Sule Balkan got her PhD in Economics from the University of Arizona Eller college of Management. She brings more than 20 years of industry and academic experience. Currently she teaches Business Analytics for Managers, Competitive Strategies for Technology Management and Data Mining at Portland State University. Her research interests include Big Data, Cognitive Computing and Advanced Analytics topics. Prior to moving to Portland, she was the Director of Big Data Certificate Program and Associate Professor at the Institute of Business and Management at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. Sule served as Director of Information Management in finance and insurance industries leading a team of data scientists and programmers, creating measurable value by identifying opportunities and creating data driven solutions to business problems.   Her experience includes predictive analytics driven campaign management, end to end data and information management systems, creating prospect data bases for marketing optimization, reporting and analytics.