Dr. Vehap KOLA

Areas of expertise: - Startupism - Innovation

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Marmara University, Istanbul


Albanian, English, Turkish

Dr. Vehap Kola, an esteemed scholar with a PhD in Management and Organization Studies from Marmara University in Istanbul, holds a multifaceted professional portfolio that spans academia, media, social activism, mentorship, and research. As a lecturer at the University of New York in Tirana, Dr. Kola imparts his expertise in management to aspiring students, while also shaping public discourse as a columnist for various media outlets and newspapers. His commitment to societal betterment is evident through his active engagement in numerous social causes and community initiatives.

In the entrepreneurial realm, Dr. Kola serves as a mentor, offering his substantial knowledge and experience to support and guide emerging startups. His leadership role as a Program Director at the “Sami Frasheri” Institute sees him at the helm of educational and research programs, contributing to the intellectual growth and development of the institution. Additionally, as a Research Fellow at the University of Cagliari in Italy, Dr. Kola delves into the dynamics of entrepreneurship and innovation, further solidifying his role as a thought leader in the field of management and organizational studies.