Erdem Aksakal was born in 1980. He grew up in Izmir. He completed his high school education at Izmir Bornova Anatolian High School.
He graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Electronics and Communication Engineering. (2002) He completed his master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Boğaziçi University in 2009. In 2020, he completed his PhD in Business Administration at Bilgi University.
After working in various technical roles at Vestel and Ericsson. He worked as Marketing and Strategy Manager at Ericsson. He continued his career as a marketing executive in various geographies at the technology company SAP. His latest role is "Global Purpose and Sustainability Marketing Director" at SAP
Throughout his journey, he continued to write and generate new ideas about his business life. In his first book he describes the lives of white collar workers and pursues authenticity, was published in 2016, and he published another book in 2022 which focuses on the future and change of business life
Erdem, still produces and share content on many different platforms about White Collar Workers, Sustainability, Purpose and Identities in Business Life, Digital Transformation, Authenticity as an academician, author and speaker.