Ebru Dorman started her career in 1995 at McKinsey & Co. serving in their Istanbul, London, Helsinki and Warsaw offices. She worked in investment banking with Goldman Sachs, in venture capital with Morgan Stanley Strategic Ventures and Orange Ventures in London. Her telecoms career includes Vice President roles at France Telecom and Maxis in Malaysia. Following 17 years abroad, in 2013 Ebru returned to Turkey as Deputy CEO at Acıbadem Healthcare Group (IHH).
Between 2015 – 2020, Ebru served as CEO and Board Member of MV Holding, a privately owned conglomerate with investments in technology, renewable energy and hospitality sectors. During this period, Ebru also served as Chairwoman of StartersHub, a seed stage VC fund; Vice Chairman of KVK, Chairwoman of Livinsoft, Board Director of Paycore, The LifeCo; Advisory Committee Member of Revo Capital VC and Taxim Capital PE funds.
Ebru is an active angel investor and mentor to startups. She is also a supporter of several NGOs, as Board Member at Endeavor Turkey, Women on Board Association, Turkey Informatics Foundation, Mind Your Waste Foundation; Advisory Board Member at Women in Technology, Turkey’s Engineer Girls; Dream Partner at Young Guru Academy; Member of Darüşşafaka Society and Member of the Board of Trustees at Boğaziçi University.
Ebru has an MBA from Harvard Business School (’99), Masters in Industrial Engineering from UC Berkeley (’95), and BS degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Industrial Engineering from Bosphorus University (’94).