Speaker: Tammy Koçkaya
Sr Director, Product Innovation, PCMA
Tammy Koçkaya, CMP, CMM serves as Senior Director, Product Innovation with PCMA, the world’s largest community for Business Events Strategists, providing senior-level education, networking, and market intelligence for the global business events industry. In this role, Tammy is responsible for developing, innovating, and leading the various educational product offerings for the organization to benefit members and the events industry as a whole.
Tammy has been a leader in the events industry for 20+ years, from her start as a meeting planner with CEB (now Gartner) to leading a 20+ team of meeting and event professionals with KPMG LLP. Most recently, she served as the Chief Strategy & Growth Officer for the Event Leadership Institute prior to its acquisition by PCMA. Before entering the events industry, Tammy worked in higher education as student affairs professional with the University of Maryland College Park. As a result of her varied experiences, Tammy has a depth of skill in driving complex projects and strategic initiatives, building collaborative relationships with stakeholders and vendors, and developing leaders and talent.