About us

At EAK Digital we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and all-encompassing PR and communications service suite for business, which has been developed by listening to the needs of the projects in the emerging technologies space.

 Ever curious, ever creative, the EAK team is a powerful engine of top media professionals. We’re PR experts, creative thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs. And more than that; we’re friends.

 Meet your new support team:

Erhan Korhaliller

Founder & CEO

Shaheen Sayed Kadri

Chief People Officer

 

Candost 'Jan' Yalcinkaya

Sales Director

Rachida Brocklehurst

Head of Marketing

Carelin Garcia

Associate Project Manager

Melis Asena Özkan

PR Manager

 

Josh Adams

PR Executive

Krystyna Kozak

PR Executive

 

Henrique Barata

Programme Coordinator

 

Damian Bartlett

Influencer Manager

 

Leslie Poku

Social Media Manager

 

Farheen Jamal

PR Manager

 

Michael

Marketing Executive

 

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  • Erhan Korhaliller

    Erhan has managed large scale project teams for blue-chip brands such as Rolls Royce, Barclaycard and Vodafone, learning how to effectively communicate his authority to senior stakeholders - both client and internally. Erhan successfully guided his teams to multiple advertising awards, including a platinum award from Campaign Magazine. Erhan continues to lead from the front, inspiring his peers, guest lecturing at the University of Huddersfield Business School and mentoring business students. Erhan has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including Entrepreneur Magazine, International Business Times, Inc Magazine and Buzzfeed.

    More recently, Erhan has hosted the Austria ANON Blockchain Summit in Vienna, and has keynoted at Malta’s leading technology event DELTA Summit, whilst also being interviewed in Times Square at Nasdaq. He is also the face of EAK TV – our YouTube channel that interviews leaders in the emerging technologies sector and the founder of Istanbul Blockchain Week.

    Erhan Korhaliller
  • Shaheen Sayed Kadri

    Shaheen, has been working in the HR space for more than two decades. He started his HR career in Philadelphia, working for Elsevier, a global publishing company. Eventually transitioning into banking with HSBC and after a transfer to London in 2007, he continued his career in banking, moving from HSBC to Lloyds Banking Group then Barclays and eventually Bloomberg L.P. He eventually made his way into the creative industry working for Estee Lauder Companies where he was HR Lead for Inclusion & Diversity. During Shaheen’s career he has launched a five-star luxury hotel concept for Guoco Leisure Group and when he finally left the corporate world with Kantar, he decided to launch his own company. Shaheen is thrilled to join EAK Digital.

    Shaheen Sayed Kadri
  • Candost ‘Jan’ Yalcinkaya

    With over 9 years of sales and commercial experience, particularly within the SaaS industry, Jan is an award-winning sales professional that is committed to helping clients find the right solutions for their unique needs and challenges. Throughout his career, Jan has worked closely with and earned the trust of many international companies by building strong relationships and putting their needs first.

    Having graduated university with a first-class honours degree in Business Management, coupled with his years of experience in senior sales positions, allows Jan to apply his knowledge of business, in-depth sales and commercial strategies to help exceptional clients achieve exceptional results.

    Aside from his professional background, Jan has had a keen interest (and continues to have a keen interest) in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency technology since 2014, enjoys challenging hikes, muay thai and spending quality time with loved ones.

    Candost ‘Jan’ Yalcinkaya
  • Rachida Brocklehurst

    Rachida is an ex-journalist with 13 years of experience working in communications, marketing and PR, with a specific background in European Affairs and the NGO sector, and a keen interest in social impact initiatives. With a firm finger on the pulse of all things marketing and PR, she has helped clients get featured in both mainstream and industry publications, whilst also being featured herself in international media, The BBC and speaking at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

    Rachida Brocklehurst
  • Michelle Rogers

    Michelle is a senior level project and operations professional with over 20 years’ experience in managing project management teams, functions and processes, and delivering successful events. With extensive experience in both project management and operations at leading global event marketing agencies, Michelle is a commercially-minded and a highly motivated individual. Michelle is renowned for her ability to build and maintain excellent client, team and supplier relationships, strong negotiation skills and overall project management expertise. She has organized events for between 15-5000+ delegates and these have included user conferences, exhibition trade
    shows, incentives, roadshows, teambuilding, corporate hospitality, product launches, gala/award dinners, and executive level meetings. Michelle will project manage a team of strategy, creative, production, logistics and technology experts who will create an engaging experience that is relevant to your objectives, brand and marketplace.

    Michelle Rogers
  • Carelin Garcia

    Carelin specialises in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency related journalism. She’s worked for leading blockchain Spanish publication CriptoNoticias and has a lot of experience in event coverage, social media and business relationships. She has collaborated previously in events with the likes of IBM, Zcash, NEO, ONG Bitcoin Argentina and Consensus. She has a background on engineering and is currently pursuing a journalism degree with a focus on New Media.

    Carelin Garcia
  • Melis Asena Özkan

    For more than 10 years, Melis has created and managed the communication strategies of institutions on the press, agency, and brand side in the short and long term. Crisis communication, digital reputation, IPOs, sustainability, working in areas such as stakeholder communication in Turkey and in the world has to offer senior communications support to the largest brand of its own industry. She worked as a corporate and lifestyle media relations director for brands as Starbucks, TEB, Burger King, Filli Boya, Michelin, Zorlu, Eti, Pepsico, Samsung, P&G. In this context, he received the "Profession Honor Award" in Istanbul in 2019. Melis, who has also signed many sustainable social responsibility projects, pays attention to the fact that the sentences spilled from his item are "News Value" because he is a journalist in the press for many years. While following the developments and investments in the blockchain market for 5 years, the digital age and the dynamics of the new world are quite dominant.

    Melis Asena Özkan
  • Annabella Szabo

    Annabella Szabo has been part of the cryptocurrency industry since 2017 and worked with leading companies such as Bitcoin.com. She has a demonstrated history of working in the internet and digital marketing space and is dedicated to promoting and supporting the adoption of the blockchain industry in many different spheres.

    Annabella Szabo
  • Krystyna Kozak

    Krystyna has three years of PR experience working with UK PR agencies such as The Communications Store and The British Fashion Council, where she represented top British designers and brands. Having graduated top of the class from the University of Manchester in 2019, Krystyna went to pursue a double individual master's at the University of Warsaw majoring in Liberal arts and Digital Sociology. In addition to being EAK’s PR executive, Krystyna is now working on her master thesis, which is based around wealth, asset, and power accumulation within blockchain technology alongside studying the changing dynamics of the digital society.

    Krystyna Kozak
  • Josh Adams

    Josh has a background in PR, copywriting, and journalism. He began his journalism career writing music reviews, interviews, and features before eventually working as a music publicist and managing an independent music venue. Shortly before joining EAK Digital he covered politics and current affairs and wrote copy for a variety of businesses, helping them best communicate their products and services to the world. Now Josh utilizes his knowledge of the media in the PR team to help EAK Digital’s clients get the best and widest possible coverage.

    Josh Adams
  • Henrique Barata

    Henrique graduated from the University of Edinburgh In 2015 where he studied Sociology and Geography. He then moved back to his home country of Portugal where he worked at the Aga Khan Foundation in diverse roles, including as Social Researcher, Monitoring and Evaluation Technician and Project Coordinator. Having become increasingly interested in cryptocurrency over the years, Henrique now uses his skills to contribute towards Project Management at EAK Digital. He is particularly interested in decentralized finance and the emerging crypto gaming scene.

    Henrique Barata
  • Leslie Poku

    Leslie has been working in Digital Marketing for over 7 years, with companies such as Aviva and ACCA. He's an avid learner, and has an interest in all things investing, business and entrepreneurship. He has been investing in cryptocurrencies for over 4 years now, and worked with companies in the space like Reneverse and Cryptowzrd.

    Leslie Poku
  • Damian Bartlett

    Damian got his start in content creation in 2016, using his background in music and video editing to accelerate beyond 12,000 subscribers in the competitive industry. Striking partnerships with Electronic Arts, Disney, Scopely, Binance and others very quickly, it was the Play2Earn NFT Gaming scene that caught his eye shortly after investing in Cryptocurrency in late 2020. A keen investor with his finger on the pulse of the tech industry, the transition from Influencer to Influencer Management was already being considered when EAK Digital offered him the opportunity. No longer feeling challenged by the pre-recorded or live formats of content creation, this move is the exciting next step he both needed and was looking for.

    Damian Bartlett
  • Michael

    Michael is a seasoned university lecturer and talented marketing executive, with an MA degree in psychology from Rhodes University. He also has considerable professional experience in the financial space, having worked at a top fintech start-up in London and with a cryptocurrency arbitrage business in South Africa. In his spare time, Michael enjoys running, yoga, and whisky.

    Michael

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Network and build relationships with the biggest KOL’s in the western blockchain space.

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