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Nevin Cizmeciogullari

Nevin Cizmeciogullari

Country Manager

As Country Manager for IDC Turkey, Nevin Çizmecioğulları is responsible for planning and managing IDC's research and consulting agenda in the country. She also oversees all conference activities for T... (Show Full Profile)

Yeşim Öztürk

Yeşim Öztürk

Research Analyst, IT Services & Software, IDC Türkiye

Yeşim Araç 2013 yılında yazılım ve BT hizmetlerinden sorumlu analist olarak IDC’ye katıldı. Kurumsal uygulamalar, güvenlik ve yönetim yazılımları, uygulama geliştirme ve kurulum ve sistem altyapı yazı... (Show Full Profile)

Brendan Rizzo

Brendan Rizzo

Technical Director, Data Security, EMEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Brendan Rizzo is the EMEA Technical Director for Voltage Security, has 17 years in the security industry with technical experience ranging from penetration testing and security software development, t... (Show Full Profile)

Serkan Özden

Serkan Özden

Unit Manager, Managed Security Services, KoçSistem

Serkan Özden is a Network and Security professional with over 11 years of experience who has graduated from Middle East Technical University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department. Özden wo... (Show Full Profile)

Ali Fuat Türkay

Ali Fuat Türkay

Channel Business Manager, Emerging Markets (Turkey, Russia & Israel), Palo Alto Networks

Ali Fuat Türkay has joined Palo Alto Networks recently as Channel Business Manager for Emerging Markets. He has worked for Cisco Systems for 8 years as Product Manager for Cisco’s security product... (Show Full Profile)

Andrea Rossi

Andrea Rossi

WW Sales Leader, Identity Governance, IBM

Andrea Rossi is leading global Identity Governance sales at IBM. Prior to this, Andrea Rossi has served as VP Sales & Partners at CrossIdeas, acquired by IBM on July 31st 2014., where he was one o... (Show Full Profile)

İlkay Aygün

İlkay Aygün

Solutions Sales Professional, Enterprise Mobility, Microsoft

İlkay Aygün, İTÜ Uzay Mühendisliği bölümünden mezun olduktan sonra, bilişim sektöründe 18 yıl boyunca sistem entegratörleri, finans müşterileri ve üretici firmalarda çeşitli teknik sorumluluklar üstle... (Show Full Profile)

Patrick Grillo

Patrick Grillo

Senior Director, Solutions Marketing, Fortinet

As Senior Director, Solutions Marketing, Patrick is responsible for creating and evangelizing key messages about Fortinet’s cyber security solutions. Through his in-depth understanding of the complex... (Show Full Profile)

Aytuğ Çelikbaş

Aytuğ Çelikbaş

Regional Sales Engineer, CyberArk

Aytug Celikbas currently works as Regional Sales Engineer at CyberArk. He has over 11 years of IT experience with a focus on Information Security. He has extensive experience in the deployment of larg... (Show Full Profile)

Selda Aydoğmuşoğlu

Selda Aydoğmuşoğlu

Information Security Manager, Migros

She has been working as Information Security Manager for Migros since the end of 2013 and studying Cyber Security as her master degree. Prior to this position; Aydoğmuşoğlu worked as IT Consultant for... (Show Full Profile)

Hakan Tagmac

Hakan Tagmac

Systems Engineering Manager, MEAR, Cisco

Graduated from Istanbul Technical University as a communications engineer in 1995. Joined Cisco in 1999 as graduate systems engineer and worked on several Cisco technologies such as Routing/Switching,... (Show Full Profile)

Hüsamettin Başkaya

Hüsamettin Başkaya

Regional Sales Director, Forcepoint

Mr. Husamettin Baskaya is currently the regional sales director for Forcepoint, having began his career coordinating the Computer Crime Working Group for the Turkish National Police, where he played a... (Show Full Profile)

Tarık Kobalas

Tarık Kobalas

CTO, CryptTech

Tarık Kobalas has started his career after graduated from Computer Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University. He is currently Chief Technology Officer of CryptTech Crypt and Information ... (Show Full Profile)

Gökhan Yavuz

Gökhan Yavuz

Associate Professor, Computer Engineering, Yildiz Technical University

Gokhan Yavuz received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from the Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1990, 1994, and 1999, respectively. He is currently associa... (Show Full Profile)

M.Elif Karslıgil

M.Elif Karslıgil

Öğretim Üyesi, Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi

M. Elif Karslıgil received her B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, where she is currently an associate professor. From October 2... (Show Full Profile)

M.Amaç Güvensan

M.Amaç Güvensan

Öğretim Üyesi, Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi

M. Amaç Güvensan, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği lisans programını 2002 yılında tamamlamıştır. 2006 yılında Y.T.Ü. Bilgisayar Yüksek Mühendisi ünvanını, 2011 yılında ise doktor ün... (Show Full Profile)

Hakan Özdamar

Hakan Özdamar

Security Presales Engineer, Dell Software

Hakan Ozdamar; joined Dell Software in May 2015 as Security Presales Engineer at. Specialised in Network and Data Security. Ozdamar, worked for more than 12 years at distributors and has security focu... (Show Full Profile)

Ozan Özkara

Ozan Özkara

Technology Director, Komtera Bilişim

Ozan Ozkara started his information security career in 1998 and has since worked groups, individuals, private companies and government clearance projects as manager, principal consultant and engineer.... (Show Full Profile)

Ozan Güzeldereli

Ozan Güzeldereli

Enterprise Solution Principal Consultant, CA Technologies

Born in 1986 in İstanbul, Ozan Güzeldereli has graduated from Işık University Mathematical Engineering department. He worked in Buongiorno, Softtech and Bilge Adam as software developer. He is working... (Show Full Profile)

Cenk Taşdan

Cenk Taşdan

Group Head, IT Strategy, IT Governance & IT Security, Allianz Türkiye

After graduating from Galatasaray University Computer Engineering Department, Cenk Taşdan started his carreer at Garanti Technology as a Network&Security administrator. Later on, he worked at Turk... (Show Full Profile)

Gökhan Hasköylü

Gökhan Hasköylü

Security Consultant, Check Point

Gökhan Hasköylü graduated from Marmara University Electronics and Communications in 2006 and received Executive MBA degree from Istanbul Technical University in 2011. He has started his IT career in S... (Show Full Profile)

Erdem Alaşehir

Erdem Alaşehir

Consulting Security Designer, Finansbank - IBTech

Erdem Alasehir has been working on network/system management and network security since 2000 and for the last 6 years his main focus is directly information security at IBTech Technology Company. He h... (Show Full Profile)

Ufuk Yaşıbeyli

Ufuk Yaşıbeyli

Technical Operations Director, NGN Bilgi ve İletişim Hizmetleri

Ufuk Yaşıbeyli has been working in the IT and Telecommunications industries for about 25 years. His areas of practice includes IT Management, Software Development, Database Design, Network design and ... (Show Full Profile)

Dr. Cüneyt Kalpakoğlu

Dr. Cüneyt Kalpakoğlu

Founder & CEO, EndPoint Labs

Dr. Kalpakoglu has been assigned to IBM's Systems Engineering R&D program in Germany, thus he completed his higher education in Belgium and the United States specializing in network management and... (Show Full Profile)

Taylan Esen

Taylan Esen

Systems Engineer, F5 Networks

Systems Engineer at F5, 12 years of experience on Computer Networks and Security. MSc. at METU Computer Engineering with final thesis on Anomally Based DDoS Detection Systems. Built a prototype of to... (Show Full Profile)

Hakan Uzun

Hakan Uzun

Country Manager, Infoblox

Hakan Uzun joined Infoblox beginning of 2015 as Country Manager of Turkey. Hakan, who held different management positions in different international IT vendors, has 24 years experience in the Turkish ... (Show Full Profile)

Samir Kirouani

Samir Kirouani

Sales Engineer Middle East & Africa, Centrify, Inforte

Samir Kirouani currently works as Regional Sales Engineer at Centrify Corporation. He has over 15 years of IT experience with a focus on Information Security. He has extensive experience in the deplo... (Show Full Profile)

Vural Utni

Vural Utni

CIO, InvestAZ

Mr Vural Utni has been rendering his services in setting up telecommunications infrastructures and integration of the systems in question to be relayed to premier financial institutions and internatio... (Show Full Profile)

Mehmet Girgin

Mehmet Girgin

Director of Professional Services, Comparex

Mehmet Girgin holds B.Sc degree from Yıldız Technical University, Electrical Engineering Department. He has a vast expertise on Information Technologies area for more than 17 years as he has been act... (Show Full Profile)

Luc Erol Alptuna

Luc Erol Alptuna

Regional Sales Manager, IXIA

Erol Alptuna graduated from Telecom Paris in 1993 and holds an MBA from Paris-IX Dauphine University. He started his carreer at Equant Paris. Back in Turkey, in the years 1997-2000 he worked as a ... (Show Full Profile)

Mehmet Gülyurt

Mehmet Gülyurt

Senior Systems Engineer, Blue Coat

Mehmet Gulyurt is a Senior Systems Engineer at Blue Coat Systems Turkey. He specialised in Network Security Arch, Information Security Consulting. Gulyurt has worked more than 8 years with various Sys... (Show Full Profile)

Ali Kutluhan Aktaş

Ali Kutluhan Aktaş

Information Security Manager, Kredi Kayıt Bürosu

Ali Kutluhan Aktaş has graduated from the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Hacettepe University. He held different roles including Network Manager, System Managers, Security, Ri... (Show Full Profile)

Ali Erkan Konak

Ali Erkan Konak

Sales Director, InfoNet

Ali Erkan Konak, graduated from Erciyes University Tourism and Hotel Management, started his career in tourism sector. Konak has been working in the IT sector for more than 17 years. For the last 10 y... (Show Full Profile)

Feridun Aktaş

Feridun Aktaş

Director, Security Governance & Services, Turkcell

Feridun Aktaş 1994 yılında İTÜ Elektronik ve Haberleşme Bölümü'nden mezun oldu. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi’nde Elektronik dalında, Marmara Üniversitesi'nde İşletme dalında yüksek lisans yaptı. 1994 yılında... (Show Full Profile)

Murat Lostar

Murat Lostar

Founder, Lostar Bilgi Güvenliği

Murat began his career in 1988 at OMASOFT Software & Consultancy as Managing Partner. He had worked at Komdatasoft Ltd. as Technical Instructor, Consultant and Projects Manager from 1993 to 1997. ... (Show Full Profile)

Ömer Lütfi Karagöz

Ömer Lütfi Karagöz

Network, Communication & Security Group Senior Manager, Migros

Ömer Lütfi Karagöz, 1999 yılından beri Migros'ta Bilgi Teknoloji altyapıları konularında Türkiye'de ve Avrupa'da ilk olan birçok projenin hayata geçirilmesinde aktif rol almıştır. Son yıllarda oldukça... (Show Full Profile)

Burcu Bıçakçı Ersoy

Burcu Bıçakçı Ersoy

Consultant, Egon Zehnder International

Burcu Bıçakçı Ersoy, based in Istanbul, is a trusted talent strategy advisor to technology, communications, media and services clients in Turkey and near geographies, including CIS, Middle East and Af... (Show Full Profile)

Prof. Dr. İbrahim Soğukpınar

Prof. Dr. İbrahim Soğukpınar

Head of Computer Engineering Department, Gebze Technical University

He received his B.Sc. degree in Electronic and Communications Engineering from Technical University of Istanbul in 1982, and his M.Sc. degree in Computer and Control Engineering from Technical Univers... (Show Full Profile)

Gökhan Say

Gökhan Say

General Manager, Innovera

Innovera'da Yönetici Ortak olan ve Genel Müdür olarak görev yapan Gökhan Say 1990 yılında iş hayatına Türkiye İş Bankası’nda başlamış, 5 yılı aşkın bir süre Dünya Bankası’nda görev yaptıktan sonra Tür... (Show Full Profile)

Ayşim Niksarlı

Ayşim Niksarlı

Chief Information Security Officer, Halkbank

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Elektronik Mühendisliği bölümünden 1992 yılında mezun olan Ayşim Niksarlı, aynı yıl IBM çözüm ortağı Ayker Bilgisayar San. ve Tic. A.Ş. firmasında destek mühendisi olarak ... (Show Full Profile)

Burak Tahmaz

Burak Tahmaz

Vice President & Executive Committee Member, UITSEC

Burak Tahmaz, who has been working in the field of Information Technologies and Cyber Security since 2009, decided to continue his career in UITSEC Company in 2011. He has carried on his career succes... (Show Full Profile)

Ahmet Onur Mirasoğlu

Ahmet Onur Mirasoğlu

Unit Manager, IT Security, Risk & Compliance, Türkiye İş Bankası

1989 yılında ODTÜ Elektrik Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü'nden mezun olan Mirasoğlu, aynı bölümde bilgisayar ana bilim dalında yüksek lisansını tamamladı. 1990 yılında başladığı T. İş Bankası A.Ş.'de ... (Show Full Profile)

Harika Yalaza

Harika Yalaza

EVP, IT Security, Intertech

Harika Yalaza works as the Executive Vice President of IT Security and Risk Management at Intertech A.Ş. After graduating from Istanbul Technical University, Mathematical Engineering Department; Yalaz... (Show Full Profile)

Gamze Yurttutan

Gamze Yurttutan

VP, Corporate Security, MasterCard

Gamze Yurttutan is the Vice President of Information Security in MasterCard Payment Transaction Services Turkey since October 2015. Her responsibilities include IT Risk Management, compliance, vulnera... (Show Full Profile)

Sema Yüce

Sema Yüce

SVP, Information Security, IT Compliance & Service Management, Bankalararası Kart Merkezi

Sema Yüce has been working over 17 years in management and consulting positions at Turkey’s biggest corporate companies and ICT, banking, insurance, industrials, retail, etc. sectors in information se... (Show Full Profile)

Gülden Yüncüoğlu

Gülden Yüncüoğlu

Chief Information Security Officer, TEB

Currently working as the CISO of Türk Ekonomi Bankası, Gülden Yüncüoğlu graduated from İstanbul Technical University Control and Computer Engineering Department and has been working in the Information... (Show Full Profile)