Bedriye Akson is the Senior Program Assistant, MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management for the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. She provides support for the pre-production, production, and post-production of ten online educational courses and a boot-camp throughout the year. In her role, she supports all activities related to the program, from interacting with student body to collecting and analyzing feedback for continuous improvement; performing technical audits of course content, updating records, building sample course content, and troubleshooting user access issues; researching, evaluating, and maintaining awareness of advances in academic and instructional technologies.
Bedriye has over 10 years of experience in business intelligence, strategy, marketing, CRM, loyalty programs, project management and product management. Prior to joining MIT CTL, she held positions at the MIT Media Lab. She also serves Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association (TASSA) as Director of Communications. She holds an honor degree, Bachelor of Applied Science in Econometrics, and earned her MBA cum laude from Bentley University.