Dr. Ulku Oktem
Company: Near-Miss Management LLC
Job title: President and CEO
Dr. Ulku Oktem, President and CEO of Near-Miss Management LLC, is a globally recognized leading expert in the study of Near-Misses. She brings extensive industry and research experience in solving complex industrial challenges. Her pioneering work has received international recognition and in-depth coverage in several media articles and publications. She is also an Adjunct Professor and member of Wharton Business School Risk Center for the past 15+ years. Her prior industry experience includes managing product development and manufacturing of various specialty chemicals at Rohm & Haas Co. for 17+ years. She holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware, MS from the Clarkson College, and BS from the Middle East Technical University.