A 2005 Tauber alumna, Asli Aka was excited to return to the Tauber Institute as Associate Director, Industry Relations. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Asli worked in the private sector in strategic consulting, banking, and private equity, specializing in renewable energy, automotive and electronics projects, as well as international business, technology roadmapping, procurement and supply chain optimization.
Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Asli earned multiple degrees from the University of Michigan: B.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Engineering, B.A. in German, and M.S. in Manufacturing.