Didem Ün Ateṣ
Sr. Director, AI Customer & Partner Engagement
Following her Electrical Engineering and Management studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Didem started her career with management consulting at CapGemini in Boston, MA. She then contributed to the growth of mobile industry in EMEA during her eight years with Motorola. After graduating from Columbia Business School (CBS) in 2005, Didem continued her career at Greenwich Consulting (now part of EY) and British Telecom in London, UK.
Her passion for convergence of online, mobile, and digital media led her to join Microsoft’s Information & Content Experiences Group where she and her team signed c. 1,500 partnerships with leading media companies across 60 markets. She held other business development and partner management roles as part of Microsoft Accelerators and the Business AI teams. In her current role, Didem is focusing on scaling Microsoft’s Enterprise AI solutions such as Dynamics365 AI for Customer Service.
Didem has 20+ years of multinational leadership experience in business development, management consulting, and product management in executing international roll outs, implementing new market entries, and building new revenue streams from disruptive technologies in EMEA, APAC, and LatAm.