Buyukdere cad. No: 4, Barman Han, Floor: 2, Sisli
Eksen is a market research and fieldwork company that specializes in reaching hard-to-reach respondents in emerging markets. With two offices in the Middle East, Istanbul and Tehran, Eksen offers qualitative and quantitative methods unparalleled by any other independent agency in the region.
Eksen has 4 focus group rooms in Turkey and 1 in Iran. All of these facilities offer web streaming for audio and video. Experience of conducting numerous focus groups and in-depth interviews gave Eksen its place as being one of the few agencies that has expertise in sampling, recruiting, moderating and reporting for qualitative studies in emerging markets.
Eksen conducts quantitative studies with ease by referring and using to its online panel that is one of the first in the region, its 25 in-house CATI stations and around 200 interviewers in field. Eksen conducts online, telephone and face-to-face research among B2C and B2B respondents in the Middle East, Africa and APAC.
Eksen was founded in 2004, in Istanbul by experienced market researchers. Since then, it has become a one-stop shop for fieldwork throughout the Middle Eastern, African and Asia-Pacific countries.
We are one of the few independent agencies that have pervasive capabilities in and around this area.
We know that everything in market derives from field and eventually goes back to field. We, having this understanding in mind, aim at helping our partners with fast and accurate results from the field.
Number of employees: 17
Background and experience
Erdogan Gundogdu – Co-founder; 12 years in field and market research – responsible for sales, client liaison, and project management. He managed hundreds of international projects all over Turkey and the Middle East personally. Industries mainly include healthcare, telecommunication, automotive, and petrol / oil / gas. Graduated from journalism.
Murat Gundogdu – Co-founder; 15 years in field and market research – responsible for field management.
Kumral Dulger – Project manager; responsible for project management and client liaison. Graduated from international relations.
Ozgun Ozkan – Responsible for moderating and report writing; she moderated hundreds of in-depth and focus group interviews in medical area. Graduated from biology and studies for master degree in microbiology.
Cetin Kalkan – Responsible for moderating and report writing; he moderated hundreds of in-depth interviews in different areas from medical to area. Graduated from and has a master degree in sociology.
Kenan Bulbul – IT manager; he is responsible for programming and data processing.
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