Erdem Sahillioglu, MEM’07, led the team that won Accenture’s global Accelerating Innovation IoT (Internet of Things) Challenge this year. This is an internal challenge at Accenture, a company of more than 358,000 employees. More than 220 teams participated in this highly competitive challenge from across the world.
With his team, Erdem found and developed an innovative “Life-saving Safety App” idea using the Internet of Things technologies that would create value for the society and Accenture’s clients.
After graduating from Duke’s MEM Program, Erdem joined Accenture in Turkey. He has been delivering projects mainly in the telecom industry both in his home country and abroad.