Erkan Yıldırım – Digital and Omnichannel Transformation
Mr. Yıldırım holds BS in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University and various graduate degrees from University of Pittsburgh and University of California at Berkeley.
He has more than 15 years of management experience at multinational companies. After 9 years as a senior manager in Mercedes-Benz and Danone, he worked as a CXO level executive with major retailers in Turkey to build and develop ecommerce companies, such as 1V1Y.com, trendyol.com, modagram.com and Beymen.com.
For the last two years, he has designed and executed omnichannel digital transformation program at Beymen, which has been recognized with a prestigious “digital leadership” award by Accenture. He is married and has a daughter.
Melih Dinçer – Digital Branding and Advertising
As the founding partner of digital advertising agency “Karbonat”, Mr. Dincer is a pioneer in digital advertising in Turkey. Upon his graduation from Boğaziçi University, he is the founder of the first online design and printing office in Turkey servicing worldwide. After selling the digital printing office after a strong growth in the USA, UK and Dubai, Mr. Dincer invested in advertising and built “Karbonat”, one of the most successful advertising agencies in Turkey with a special digital focus.
As one of our founding partners, he is the head of our digital branding division. He helps clients to create and/or improve digital branding and advertising strategies that would be the inseparable prerequisite for the digital transformation.
Mr. Dinçer is a training consultant and a frequent speaker in digital and social media seminars and conferences.
Cem Kara – Strategy and Operations
Mr. Kara has an MBA from Istanbul University. He has more than 14 years of experience in E-commerce, Business Development, Banking, Project Management, Outsourcing and Customer Services.
He had critical executive roles in HSBC Bank and CMC Turkey (ISS Facility Services). Prior to joining alwiser management team, he worked as the General Manager at Ciceksepeti.com, one of the most successful startups in Turkey.
He specializes in helping organisations to meet their challenges while launching new businesses, such as building teams and processes, opening new sales channels, creating multi brand strategy, building store operations and creating smooth dealership structures.
Eren Mert – IoT Solutions and Smart Devices
Mr. Mert has Mechatronics degree from Gazi University and continues his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Istanbul University.
He founded Medron in 2011 to work on smart devices and IoT solutions where he has partnered giant companies, like Turkcell, Havelsan, Netaş for more than 30 M USD valued projects. As the main technology provider in such collaborations, his projects had been awarded more than 2 Mil USD funding so far.
As a partner at alwiser, he is responsible for developing embedded software and required hardware design to create the best set of smart systems to meet the client’s objective that we define through our consultancy.
Altan Atabarut - HR & Data Analytics
Altan Atabarut is a management consultant and an ambassador to META. He holds a BSc. Mech. Eng. From YTU and MSc. in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from METU. He has experience in Predictive and Prescriptive analytics applications.
Altan promotes META technology and develops new businesses in Turkey and the surrounding MENA region. His corporate experience spans across banking, risk management, analytics and management consultancy.
Altan has developed new businesses for world known companies like Experian and GDS Link. He has provided consultancy for multinational corporations including Garanti Bank/BBVA, Turkcell, Akbank and Avval/Saudi Telecom, lead the first psychometrics based credit card lending project in the MENA region. He's a fintech/insuretech entrepreneur.
Ergin Bulut – IT, Software Development, Security and Cloud Services
Mr. Bulut has MSc degree in Management of Information Systems from Istanbul University.
He has numerous experience prior joining alwiser. Starting from digital agencies, he had experience in managing complex software development projects in matured companies such as Mynet, Superonline, Veripark, Doğan Gazetecilik, 1V1Y.com and etstur. As the main technology developer and builder in the teams, he has been responsible for many IT infrastructure management and software development projects. He is an expert in cloud services, financial services and enterprise systems, such as ERP, CRM and BI.
As a partner at alwiser, he is responsible for designing the best infrastructure, developing software, building highly reliable and scalable systems.
Betül Güzel - Senior Consultant at alwiser
Betül Güzel is the senior consultant at alwiser Digital Transformation Management Consulting.
She is an expert in recent data analytics trends and avid CRM strategist with extensive background in field implementations.
Mrs. Güzel has been working recently on an omni-channel transition program for a major retailer in Turkey, streaming out next digital moves creating a company wide transformation, including cultural elements as well.
As a senior consultant, Mrs. Güzel projected clients CRM needs, designed new CRM systems and processes, prepared pricing tools. She lead the migration processes in AKSA Elektrik CRM Transformation Project. She analyzed and designed campaign management module and loyalty bonus processes in Doğuş Holding ZUBİZU Project. Betül Güzel’s business experience also compromised client side. She worked in preparing digital marketing strategy and building loyalty program while she was a CRM expert in Mercedes-Benz Türk A.Ş.
Mrs. Güzel earned an MSc in Marketing Management from Istanbul University in 2011. She holds a BS in Management and Information System from Boğaziçi University in 2007.