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John Ahtam

2014 Speaker

John Ahtam is a member of the graduate admissions team at Bentley University. He works actively in social media outreach for recruiting new students, especially Instagram. Prior to Bentley, he worked as market development manager at Coca-Cola Refreshments. Aside from his business career, Ahtam is an Instagram photographer within the Greater Boston area sharing his own composition of the world with #discoveraround. As a former moderator of @igersboston and a world traveler, he has hands on experience as a community influencer. Ahtam’s Instagram has been featured in 103.3 AMP Radio, The Boston Globe,, VSCO Cam and Folk Magazine. He grew up in Istanbul, Turkey and earned his undergraduate degree in business administration from Koç University. Ahtam earned an M.B.A. at Bentley University and was a vital member of the community as the president of Graduate Student Association. @canahtam (Instagram: @canahtam)