After graduated from Istanbul Bosphorus University Faculty of Economics, Filiz Akdede started her career in Karma (CHS) Computer as Product Manager in.

She joined HP in 1997 and in 2012 she served as HP’s Retail Sales Director for Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa Region, and managed overall retail business and develop retail structure and strategies in the region. Served HP Printing and Personal Systems Group Country Manager between 2013 and 2015, Filiz Akdede has been later on appointed as the Managing Director of HP Turkey in 2015.

Akdede has been selected among the top 10 ‘Most Powerful Women CEO in Turkey” by The Economist. She is currently board member of AmCham and president of TUSIAD “IT and Telecommunication Committee”.

Filiz Akdede attends as a speaker and shares her experiences on various platforms under the titles ‘Change Management’, ‘Women Leadership’, ‘Effective Communication for International Company’s’, ‘Creating High Performance Team’ topics.