November 09, 2022 – CertNexus announced that Semih Kumluk from PWC Academy Middle East, UAE, was named the Global CertNexus Instructor of the Year at the annual CertNexus Authorized Training Partner Meeting and Award Ceremony held virtually from Rochester, NY.

Given to CertNexus Authorized Instructors (CAI), each award recognizes the instructor’s exemplary delivery of CertNexus’ emerging tech training and certification programs and their outstanding achievements in doing so.

“Semih Kumluk not only delivers training on behalf of PWC Academy but is also a CertNexus master, recently delivering Train the Trainer for the upcoming release of CAIP-210,” said Jeff Felice, President of CertNexus. “Semih is one of the most sought-after instructors throughout not only in the Middle east region but globally for his talent in delivering AI and Data training solutions to business and technical professionals.”

“I am honored to be recognized by Certnexus as the Global Certnexus Instructor of the Year. AI is a professional and personal passion for me, and it has been a highly rewarding journey upskilling the workforce of the Middle East the past years. Certnexus is one of the most respected professional certifications bodies and their vote of confidence is definitely the highlight of this year for me” Semih Kumluk.


About Semih Kumluk

Dr. Semih Kumluk is the Digital Training expert at PwC’s Academy Middle East. He is a well-versed professional with work experience spanning 13 years in FMCG, Telecommunications and Consultancy. He has the unique combination of business and data analytics skills; with his experience in different parts of the business he is able to analyze and interpret all kinds of business data effectively. He has delivered many trainings on Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Project Management, Design Thinking and other subjects in his areas of expertise as a trainer. His core expertise lies in Digital Innovation, Data Analytics and Business Strategy. Learn more about him on:


About CertNexus

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