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

Amber Chook

Head of Asia

Hakki Pehlivan

Country Manager - Turkey

Rachida Brocklehurst

Head of Marketing

Michelle Rogers

Senior Project Manager

 

Marcela Cegielska

PR Strategist

Carelin Garcia

PR Executive

Melis Asena Özkan

PR Manager

 

Chris Sealey

PR Manager

 

Lucy Hood

PR Executive

Utku Oguz

Project Manager

Hugo Xia

Business Development Executive

Annabella Szabo

Marketing Executive

Daiki Toshima

Account Manager

 

Eren Özbek

Social Media Manager

 

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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
  • Rachida Brocklehurst

    Rachida Brocklehurst is a journalist and copywriter by trade, with a background in European affairs and the NGO sector. She has worked in marketing and communications for over 11 years, offering high-level marketing and comms support to many clients. With a firm finger on the pulse of all things marketing and PR-related, she has helped clients get featured in publications such as Entrepreneur, whilst also writing for, and being featured on, the Huffington Post, the BBC and international media as well.

    Rachida Brocklehurst
  • Marcela Cegielska

    Marcela provides PR support across a variety of central European markets. Marcela is an account manager for our Authority Branding clients and has years of PR and copywriting experience. Marcela has ghostwritten for clients that have appeared in Forbes Magazine amongst others.

    Marcela Cegielska
  • Chris Sealey

    Chris started his career as a journalist on regional UK newspapers, before moving to the Daily Mail as a reporter and news editor. He has also worked for the BBC Online’s UK news desk and has covered everything from General Elections to the London terrorist attacks.

    Chris relocated to Australia in 2008 where he worked as a PR and media manager for a variety of New South Wales and Sydney government agencies, before gaining citizenship and returning to the UK in 2014. On his arrival back home he moved from his native Essex to North Yorkshire and began work with an award-winning North East PR agency. During his time there he worked on high profile infrastructure projects including the construction of the Mersey Gateway Bridge. Chris excels at getting his clients' high-profile media coverage.

    Chris Sealey
  • 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
  • Lucy Hood

    Lucy has over 10 years experience as a broadcast journalist and presenter for the BBC. She has worked on BBC 5 Live investigates, BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’, BBC 6 Music, BBC Breakfast TV and most of the BBC local stations across the UK. She has reported on a mixture of high profile national criminal trials including the Lee Rigby terrorist attack in 2013 to the bifurcation of the fitness industry for Radio 4. She has an in-depth knowledge of how the broadcast media world works from commissioning to writing. 

    As a PR consultant Lucy works with private clients across the retail, sport and teaching sector securing them coverage in local UK press, commercial UK radio and the BBC both nationally and regionally. For EAK Lucy specifically works in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector and has secured clients coverage on the BBC and Sky Business as well as various top tier cryptocurrency publications. She specialises in mainstream broadcast PR. Lucy has travelled extensively - spending months at a time in the US, India, South America and Australia. Having lived all over the UK, Lucy is now based with her family in Essex. 

    Lucy Hood
  • Hakki Pehlivan

    Hakki started his professional career in 2001 in the event management sector. Since 2001, he has been working in different positions in different companies as a project assistant, project manager, project coordinator and between 2010 and 2019 he has been working as an assistant general manager. Hakki previously managed large scale national and international projects which are in different sectors. He also managed the first biggest national Blockchain conference in Turkey in 2017.

    In 2017, Hakki founded his own company bitcoincuzdanim.com which specialises in crypto hardware wallets; the company continues operation as an official reseller of Ledger. Pehlivan is a consultant in Turkey on cold storage, hardware wallets, and multi-signature wallet services in cryptocurrencies.

    Hakki Pehlivan
  • 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
  • Utku Oguz

    Utku Oguz is Project Manager at EAK Digital and has over 15 years of expertise focusing on event management, meeting and product launch organizations. He is the founder of “Antalya Events” - Leading Event Management Company and “Lidya Travel” - Destination Management Company in Turkey. He has managed large-scale national and international projects such as meetings, events, congresses and exhibitions as well as organized blockchain conferences and product launches by leading large scale project teams.
    Utku developed an interest in the blockchain world in early 2017, and focused on technical and fundamental analysis of cryptocurrencies and excelled at trading psychology. He still contributes to the blockchain ecosystem and has been a consultant and ambassador for several blockchain projects and exchanges.

    Utku Oguz
  • Amber Chook

    Amber Chook is the Head of Asia at EAK Digital. Inspired by the potential of Bitcoin to bring economic freedom to the world, Amber got into blockchain in 2018. Committed to her passion for social impact and women empowerment, she is also the founder of TEDxRoppongi, SheShaped, and the Japan Advisor for Girls20. Amber has dedicated herself to not only bridging International blockchain markets but also including more women in the global phenomenon of blockchain.

    Amber Chook
  • Hugo Xia

    Hugo Xia is the Business Development Executive at EAK Digital, and the founder of Beijing ChangeChain Technology Ltd. which offers blockchain solutions to traditional enterprises.Hugo led blockchain development for China Telecom and Hengbao Co Ltd (SHE: 002104). He also worked with other clients such as Tsinghua x-lab, BlockGlobal, and CSIC (China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation). As the Deputy Director at the Blockchain Sector of China Software Industry Association, he created well-known industry publications such as "Blockchain Entrepreneurship Map 2017", "Blockchain Atlas 2018", "Chain Reform Atlas 2019”. Hugo once spoke at National Stadium in Beijing about utilizing blockchain technology to reshape the philanthropy sector.

    Hugo Xia
  • 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
  • Daiki Toshima

    Whilst completing the final education at a University in Tokyo, Daiki co-founded TEDxRoppongi together with Amber Chook, who has been in this Blockchain and Cryptocurrency space for years. Its goal was to stimulate the social innovation and somewhat create a difference in our surroundings through educational and motivational speeches from experts in various fields.

    EAK Digital’s newly joined member with a background in the music industry and event production has managed countless projects teaming up with dance music’s multi-platinum award winning artists including Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Nicky Romero, Jonas Blue by taking advantage of his international background and acquiring skills in many fields. Daiki straight out of university got involved in the worldwide music industry chasing his passion in creativity and now operating as the Account Manager for the Japanese market to further expand on EAK Digital’s Blockchain PR and marketing services.

    Inspired by the rapid growth of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency space, we hope to soon see creative ideas that will put a smile on our clients and resulting in a big step towards a day-to-day Blockchain and Crypto society.

    Daiki Toshima
  • 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
  • Eren Özbek

    Eren is an online marketing specialist who has experience in event design and operations management. He studied German at Turkey’s leading secondary school, and then continued his education at Koç University.

    Eren consulted and provided online marketing solutions to blockchain and cryptocurrency companies for their integration into the Turkish market. He participated in the foremost online blockchain and cryptocurrencies news platform as CMO & Brand Partnership Manager and interacted with the entire Turkish crypto ecosystem. He partnered with different clients such as ICOs, exchanges, and agencies.

    Eren Özbek

Services

Blockchain PR

Beat the competition with the EAK Digital PR & communications method.

Discover why Blockchain PR is at the heart of what we do.

Technology PR

Boost your exposure and control your reputation.

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Branding & Design

We offer a full-scale branding and design service to suit whatever project you are launching.

EAK Digital offer branding and design solution.

Influencer / KOL Engagement

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

Position your project front of mind of the top tier influencers and blockchain personalities.

Virtual Events Services

Following the incredible success of innovative 3D event BlockDown

EAK Digital offers you an integrated virtual event space.

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