Ali Rıza Ersoy
For 32 years, he acted as the Director of different departments in
Siemens Turkey and was also the General Manager of “Siemens
Business Solutions”. After his role as the E. Board Member and D. General Manager, he established the “ION Academy” in Oct.’17. He is consulting, mentoring/coaching and teaching.
He was born in 1957 in Koçarlı/Aydın. After graduating from the Tarsus American College and Electronics Faculty of Istanbul Technical University, he studied in Technical University of Vienna and got his second B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees. Simultaneously, worked as research assistant for 5 years.
He is the founding President of Digitalization and Industry 4.0 Association, TÜSİAD Industry 4.0 Working Group and Ethics and Reputation Society. Was/is member or member of managing board in the, Medical Imaging,Personnel Management, Turkey Informatics, Informatics Industry, Software Industrialists, International Coach Federation USA, ICF Turkey, Rotary, Propeller, AlumniTurk, Kitchen Fellows, Futurists, Wheat, Slow Food, Western Urla Villages Associations; German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Health & Education and Turkey Science Center Foundations.
He has “Angel Investor”, “ICF Associate Certified Coach” and
“SME/Startup Mentorship” certificates. His books named “Managing Change in the Age of Digitalization & Innovation”, “Coaching/Mentoring in the Digital Age”, “Burnout Syndrome” and “Industry 4.0 Manual” are being prepared for publication.
Oliver Steil has been CEO of TeamViewer since January 2018. He is an internationally experienced manager with a proven track record in building and successfully leading tech champions. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Steil is responsible for the development and implementation of TeamViewer’s strategy.
Before taking over the position of CEO TeamViewer, Mr. Steil was Partner at the international private equity firm Permira. There he built up and headed Permira’s Portfolio Group, which works with global deal teams across all sectors on designing and delivering value creation plans for Permira funds’ portfolio companies. Prior to joining the private equity firm, Mr. Steil served as CEO of Sunrise Communications AG, the largest privately-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland, and as CEO of Debitel (today: freenet AG), a leading mobile service provider in Germany. He started his career at McKinsey where he became a Partner with focus on the telecommunications and technology sector.
Mr. Steil holds a master’s degree (German diploma) in Electrical Engineering, from the Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany.
Derya İren was born in Istanbul in 1980. She was graduated from
Hüseyin Avni Sözen Anatolian High School and received her B.S
from Istanbul University Business Administration – EN Faculty.
Since 2001 she’s been working in Siemens in various roles and
departments, such as IT Solutions and Services, Quality
Management, Corporate Technologies, Strategy and Business
Excellence. After her sixteen-year career in Siemens and 7 years
of experience as Business Excellence Manager, she has expended
her expertise in Quality & Process Management, Project
Management and Business Excellence towards Digitalization and
has been acting as the spokesperson of the company since May
Ediz Altun is the Deputy General Manager of Intel Turkey running Intel’ s IOT business. He has held various positions in Intel in the last 15 years. He has an Electric&Electronics and executive MBA degrees from Bogazici University.
Hayley Leibson is an empathetic technologist and inclusion advocate with an entrepreneurial drive aspiring to make an impact and pursue interesting work that matters. She is the founder of Lady in Tech, an award-winning technology and lifestyle blog dedicated to inspiring women to become technologists, creatives and entrepreneurs and create a life that they love. Hayley is featured in BBC World Service, ABC, BBC 100 Women and OZY. She also contributes to Forbes; her column moves millennial women to enter the tech industry and build impactful products at scale to improve the world. Hayley moonlights as an organizer and community builder for TEDx San Francisco, the Anita Borg Institute of Silicon Valley, and Women in Product, a non-profit dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in product management.
Rafael Domene is a Customer Experience and RPA Expert applying Robotics Process Automation and AI to improve Organisations Performance and Services. Fintech and Blockchain passionate. Customer Value Management (CVM) and Customer Lifecycle Management Expert (CLM). Telco Startups, Multinational P&L Management, Outsourcers Startups, LATAM & EMEA wide Experience, Deep industry knowledge of customer needs and service providers constraints.
Soner Cesur graduated from the Management Information Systems department of the Bosporus University and successfully held several managerial positions for the Turkish operations of international companies in his professional career. He has worked in management positions in the sales and marketing fields between 2000 and 2007 in Hewlett-Packard; Sales Director and Country Manager between 2008 and 2010 in Sony Ericsson. He held different Senior Manager roles from 2011 to 2013 in NetApp which is a leader in enterprise data storage industry. He is now serving as the CEO of Arvato Telekomünikasyon (Arvato CRM) Turkey and leading the country within the Bertelsmann group for Turkey operations.
Uğur has over 14 years experience in sales management, leadership, alliances, channels and solution selling for professional services, software and technology firms. With the start of new era at IT, he is now helping customers in their cloud adoption journey at Amazon Web Services. As an entrepreneur, Uğur has enjoyed working in a variety of roles that have enabled him to gain a wide range of skills across multiple business disciplines within the IT industry.
Uğur is a self driven individual who has led teams through change, growth and from start up. He contributes actively to the development of others and has a passion for seeing individuals grow and to be comfortable stepping out of their comfort zones.
Uğur has set up channel models and direct coverage models for several organisations and understands the nuances necessary to making a business relationship work from initial start up phase to one of incremental growth.
He is a technology leader, Senior Director – Information Security with Ericsson, after earlier roles with the company including Head of Consulting & System Integration Partner Management, Consulting and System Integration Program Director, Strategic Program Director, Head of Governance and Fulfillment and Customer Operations Manager.
My career has encompassed Information Security leadership & international program / project management; driving successful global digital transformation programs. I am known as a highly-commercial leader with the proven ability to create & develop long-lasting and productive relationships with senior clients to C-level, working closely with them to drive transformative and profitable change.
I have a degree in Computer Science / Mathematics and I am a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) by ISACA, Business Development Manager (BDM) by TMF, Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI and Consulting & Systems Integration Program Director (CSI PD) by Ericsson. I am currently preparing for the Certified Information System Security Practitioner (CISSP) certification from ISC².
Specialties: Digital Strategy, Digital Operations, Consumer Business, Retail, Supply Chain Management
Highly proficient in Macintosh and Windows Operating Systems, including back-end technical support
Highly proficient in ADOBE Creative Suite Applications (Photoshop, Premier, Illustrator, After Effects)
Highly proficient in web-based design and site-building applications (Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, Xibo, FreePBX)
Authored and currently maintain dozens of professional websites.
T.C. Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumu
Head of Information Systems and Cyber Security Separtment
Dr. Yenal Arslan
Computer Engineer, Virtualization expert, IT Architect, Head of IT Department, CIO, Team leader, Asistant Professor, Internal Auditor
A highly accomplished Information Technology Management professional with more than 18 years of experience in the financial industry. Comprehensive experience in planning, directing, and managing all aspects of information systems. Expertise in managing projects within Information Systems, Telecommunications and Customer Service. Proven ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical conversations and facilitate communication between those with no Information Technology knowledge and developers, programmers, and technical support. Vast experience with regulatory compliance in the financial industry with information technology and business continuity sectors. Proven ability in consulting on Information Technology expenditures and negotiating with Information Technology industry vendors. Experienced interfacing with key business units including Marketing, Operations, and Finance. Excellent communicator, with emphasis on building strong teams and strong client relationships, and capable of making professional presentations. Quick learner that rapidly adapts to emerging technologies.
Specialties: Automation, Computer hardware, Credit, Directing, Documentation, Executive management, Feasibility studies, Information systems, Information technology, Microsoft office, Microsoft windows, networking, operating systems, personnel, policy analysis, servers, strategic, Vendor Management