Ozge (Oz) Saritosun Kurtoglu is Executive Director Global Pricing Strategy for DRiV – Tenneco a $6bn in revenue leading global supplier of automotive replacement parts with established and widely recognized brands, such as Monroe ride performance, Champion car maintenance, and Walker clean air products.
Ozge’s pre- DRiV career was with Pearson where she built the Strategic Pricing capability for Pearson, the world’s learning company with $5B in revenues, leading a global team responsible for key pricing, bundling, and monetization strategies in support of Pearson’s digital transformation. Ozge joined Pearson from General Electric where she was the Senior Director of Global Marketing for GE Healthcare, a $20 billion business unit of General Electric. Ozge’s pre-GE career spans 10 years in High-Tech marketing and consulting through roles in Microsoft, IBM Business Consulting Services and PwC Consulting.
A native of Turkey, Ozge holds an MBA degree in Marketing and Finance from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA degree in Economics from Harvard University.
In her free time in addition Ozge volunteers as a national board member at the national of Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association to enable gender parity in healthcare and beyond.
· The overwhelming business case for having a diverse organization – including benefits for innovation, creativity and better connections with customers
· Opening the discussion to more than female leadership, and addressing the underrepresentation’s in age, culture, race, socio-economic background, religious and political beliefs, and more
The importance of a diverse voice for innovating, finding new ways of working, and uncovering fresh perspectives to unsolved business problems