IDC CIO Summit Agenda

The event's dynamic agenda will take you through a series of presentations, panel discussions, real-life use cases, and dedicated industry tracks, giving you a bird's eye view of the current market situation, the latest technological innovations, and strategies for propelling your organization to meet the unique challenges of these unprecedented times.

Time Event & Speakers
8:00

Networking

9:00

IDC Welcome Address

Nevin Çizmecioğulları

Country Director, IDC Turkiye
9:05

Opening Address: Government Institution

Yavuz Beyribey

Vice President, Digital Transformation Office, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey
9:10

Digital Transformation as the Driver of Growth for the Economy

Serkan Sevim

Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi ve Dijital Türkiye Yuvarlak Masası Başkanı, TÜSİAD
9:15

Empowering Your Business to Recover, Rebuild and Reignite Growth

Gül Erol

Chief Information and Digital Officer, Yıldız Holding

Bülent Gürcan

CEO, TeknoSA

Hakan Karamanlı

CEO, Tam Finans

M. Kerem Öztürk

General Manager, TAV Technologies
The COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty and business volatility and changed the way companies operate permanently. Many organizations are questioning their previous business model in the face of current uncertainties. IDC research shows that the COVID-19 crisis has led to a rapid improvement in the digital maturity of organizations by accelerating the implementation of organizations’ digital initiatives.
9:55

First Year of Our New Life

Mehmet Ali Akarca

General Manager, KoçSistem

10:15

Hybrid and Multiple Cloud Compatible Application Modernization

Önder Güler

Country Manager, Google Cloud

Anıl Gül

CTO, n11.com

M. Bülent Özçengel

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Softtech

10:45

The Next Wave of Digital Transformation

Murat Baysal

Pointnext Country Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
11:05

The Journey From Being a CIO to The CEO

Hakan Aran

CEO, Türkiye İş Bankası

Işıl Hasdemir

Country Manager, DELL Technologies

11:40

Are Infrastructure Systems Ready to Adapt to the New World Order? Agile and Durable Systems with Hybrid Cloud Transformation

Çağda Çelikbilek

Servers & Storage Country Leader, IBM Türk

11:55

IT Transformation Trends

Sinan Dumlu

Enterprise, Public & International Sales General Manager, Netaş

Uğur Ünlüakın

Solutions Director, Netaş
12:15

Digital Business Demands Data Resiliency and Business Continuity

Dilek Duman

COO, DenizBank

Yekta Caymaz

CIO, Arçelik Global

Gürkan Papila

CIO, Eczacıbaşı Holding

Hayriye Karadeniz

CDO, Ford Otosan

Cengiz Arslan

CIO, Yapı Kredi
Over the course of the last two years, disaster recovery and business continuity have taken center stage, emerging as one of the top digital transformation priorities for any organization looking to survive further disruptive events. Those with tried-and-tested business continuity plans (BCPs) in place have managed to adjust course with agility and at scale to the new remote work, security, virtualization, and collaboration needs of the workforce, while others with “on-paper” plans are now struggling to catch up to the demands of the new reality. This session will provide insights into the cornerstones of successful BCPs, including resilient data-centric infrastructures, cloud-based platforms, services and applications, online collaboration tools, and secure remote access.
13:10

IDC Keynote: The Future Enterprise: Developing Digital Resiliency

Meredith Whalen

Chief Research Officer, IDC

The COVID-19 pandemic illustrated why organizations need to be able to rapidly adapt and respond to business disruptions. But this will not be the last disruption they face. The digital economy — which relies heavily on the continued flow of goods and services around the globe, as well as on transformational technology platforms and business innovation — will create more cycles of disruption to business operations and models than any other economic period. Organizations looking to succeed in the digital economy will need to employ a new C-Suite agenda if they are to become masters of pivoting rapidly, capitalizing on change, and driving innovation in times of uncertainty. This session will outline the new digital enterprise agenda and explain how organizations can develop digital resiliency.

13:25

IDC Keynote:The Turkish CIO's 2021 Digital Agenda: Delivering Digital Resiliency in a Changed World

Eren Eser

Principal Analyst, Turkey, IDC
13:45

Parallel Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Session A

13:45 - 13:55

IDC Overview: The New Normal Requires Zero Trust

Frank Dickson

Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products, IDC
13:55 - 14:10

One Ring to Rule Them All

Melih Kırkgöz

“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet

Mert Demirer

Systems Engineer, Fortinet

Esat Çağlayan

Group Manager, Network & Security, N11
14:10 - 14:20

Proactive Security with Cloud in new ERA

Ömer Gazimihal

Enterprise Product Management Director, Turkcell Digital Business Services
14:20 - 15:10

Panel Discussion: Elevating Security for Digital Trust & Risk Management

Kayıhan Altınöz

Senior Vice President of IT, Ministry of Interior (Turkey)

Sinan Özkan

CIO, Cengiz Holding

Ali Rıza Aydın

Group Manager, IT Security & Risk Management, DenizBank

Feridun Aktaş

EVP, Corporate Security, Garanti BBVA Teknoloji

Gökhan Yalçın

Genel Müdür Yardımcısı, Bilgi Sistemleri Güvenlik Yönetimi, Yapı Kredi Teknoloji

Melih Kırkgöz

“Office of the CTO” Member, Regional Technology Director, Fortinet

Ömer Gazimihal

Enterprise Product Management Director, Turkcell Digital Business Services
15:10 - 15:25

SCADAfence Success Story: Cyber Security in Industrial Systems

Berna Dal

Analyst, Vestel Ventures

Vedat Davarcıoğlu

IT System & Service Manager, Coşkunöz Holding

Murat Halidi

Senior Network & Security Manager, Zorlu Holding
15:25 - 15:35

Data Protection Solutions

Gurur Tanırer

Senior Sales Executive, Data Protection Solutions, DELL Technologies
15:35 - 15:55

Why You Need 'Automation and Orchestration Driven' SOC?

Koray Kamek

Product Director, Logsign
15:55 - 16:10

Data Protection Threats, Trends, and Future Readiness

İsmail Cingil

Sales Account Manager – Turkey, Commvault
16:10 - 16:30

Next-Generation Security and Resilience

Baran Korukluoğlu

Managed Services & Cyber Security Services Director, Netaş
16:30 - 17:30

The Security Landscape of the New Digital Business Environment

Dr. Erdal Kemikli

Technology & Strategy Director, Otokoç Otomotiv

Aytekin Güzeliş

Head of Security Governance, Allianz (Turkey)

Veysel Erdağ

CISO, Arkansas University

Serdar Günizi

CIO, Çelebi Havacılık Holding

Gülsün Akhisaroğlu

Global CIO, Hayat Holding

Emrah Bayarçelik

Deputy General Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security Systems, IST Systems

Esat Çağlayan

Group Manager, Network & Security, N11

Alpaslan Binici

Head of Information Security, Şekerbank

Mert Çakar

IT Director & CISO, TurkishBank

Session B

13:45 - 13:50

IDC Overview: Maximizing Operational Efficiency by Leveraging Organizational Data

Carrie MacGillivray

Group VP & General Manager WW Telecom, Mobility & IoT Research, IDC
13:50 - 14:50

How to Rethink Data Strategies in the Age of Digital Transformation

Cenk Kıral

General Manager, BI Technology

Kutay Mutluer

CIO, Ak Gıda

Bahar Karaoğlu

AI & Data Analytics Manager, Arçelik Global

Özcan Söke

General Manager, Biltim (Çolakoğlu Holding)

Berke Menekli

VP IT T-MEA-CIS, BSH Ev Aletleri
14:50 - 15:15

Active Intelligence: Activate Your Data. Accelerate Business Value

Önder Altınbilek

Customer Success Manager, BI Technology
15:15 - 15:35

Ereteam Success Story: AI Integrated Budgeting and Forecasting at AKBANK

Aynur Satıcı

SVP, Budgeting & Management Reporting Division Head, Akbank
15:35 - 16:40

AI-Powered Business: Understanding, Targeting, and Serving Your Custome

A. Fahri Arkan

CIO, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat

Yasemin Esra Hügül

IT Director, Mapfre Sigorta

Haldun Selik

CIO, Aygaz

Serhan Özhan

CIO & CTO, CK Enerji

Kurtuluş Yavuz

CIO, Tekfen Holding

Şirin Aktaş

IT Director, Turkey & Central Asia, Unilever

Bora Üzüm

VP, Analytics & Data Governance, Yapı Kredi
16:40 - 17:25

Collaborating and Working Efficiently with Startups

Selma Bahçıvanoğlu

Manager, Incubation & Acceleration Programs, İTÜ ARI Teknokent

Levent Gençay

Founder & CEO, HR Budget Tool

Cenk Tabakoğlu

CEO, Lumnion

Murat Lostar

CSO, Bugbounter

Ahmet Tepe

Founding Partner, Shiftplanner
17:25 - 18:10

Women in IT Leadership: Diversity at the Frontline of Success

Fulya Bıçak Muştu

Head of IT & Business Development, Zorlu Enerji Grubu

Suzan Pektaş Acar

CISO, Aksigorta

Süheyla Er Aksoy

Digital Technology Leader, Coca-Cola İçecek

Füsun Borluk

Group Head of Project Management, Quality & RPA, AvivaSA

Özlem Odar

Digital Studio Lead, Eureko Sigorta

Günseli Gökalp

IT Service Management Director, N11.com

Pelin Öner

IT Director, Adidas

Figen Özmen

Group Head of IT Business Solutions, AvivaSA

Session C

13:45 - 13:50

IDC Overview: Cloud Computing: The Springboard for Digital Transformation

Matthew Eastwood

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure and Datacenter, IDC
13:50 - 14:00

How to Transform Your IT with Managed Cloud?

Özer Erdoğan

Country Leader, GlassHouse
14:05 - 14:15

Accelerate Your Cloud Journey with the Power of Digital Infrastructure

Aslıhan Güreşcier

Managing Director, Equinix
14:15 - 14:25

Cloud-Native Development: A Recipe for Digital Innovation & Transformation Success

Koray Şeremet

Solution Architecture Manager, Red Hat
14:25 - 14:35

An Endless Cloud Journey… Learnings From Our Customers – Do’s & Dont’s

Begim Başlıgil

CEO, Bulutistan
14:35 - 15:50

Multiplied Innovation: Building Your Enterprise's Cloud Your Way

Mert Oruz

CIO, Arkas Holding

Barış Kılıç

Group CIO, Elif

Funda Öney

CIO, HSBC

Arcun Tanju

CIO, İGDAŞ

İsa Semih Akçıra

CTO, Sefamerve.com

Aslıhan Güreşcier

Managing Director, Equinix

İsmet Biter

Cloud Business Unit Director, GlassHouse

Cenk Kulaçoğlu

Territory Services Manager, CEMEA, Red Hat
15:50 - 16:05

Build it Fast, Right, and for the Future

Rodrigo Castelo

Vice President (MEA), OutSystems
16:05 - 16:15

Software Defined Data Center

Akın Akalan

VMware Solutions Manager, Data Market

Özer Salman

VMware SDDC Architect, Data Market
16:15 - 16:30

Hybrid Clouds in Real Life "From Design to Implement"

Birol Bayrak

Product and Strategic Business Partner Manager, Clonera
16:30 - 16:45

Modern Applications in Hybrid Cloud for KVKK Compliancy

Abdullah Safi

Cloud Sales Director, Kartaca
16:45 - 17:00

Technology Conversation

Yasal Akgün

POWER Systems Technical Sales Leader, IBM

Alpay Özer

Storage Technical Sales Leader, IBM
17:00 - 17:05

End-to-end Solution for Application Modernization

Gökhan Yücegök

Customer Engineer, Google Cloud
17:05 - 18:05

Resetting your Digital Foundations for Hybrid & Multi-Cloud Era

Koray Kocabaş

CDO, Demirören Dijital

Murat Özkan

CIO, Anadolu Efes

Mustafa Ayhan

CDO / CTO, Borçelik

Umut Tufan

CTO, Cimri.com

Evren Öcal

IT & Business Processes Director, Hedef Filo

Mehmet Bütün

CIO&CDO, Vakıf Katılım Bankası

Session D

13:45 - 13:50

IDC Overview: Being Ready for What’s Next

Rory Duncan

Research Vice President, Cloud Service Providers, IDC
13:50 - 14:00

Enhancing User Experience & Network Resilience in a Remote Workforce World

Önsel Külük

Solutions Engineer, Riverbed
14:00 - 14:45

Panel Discussion: Future Ready Workforce: Unify Your Distributed Workforce

Metin Demirel

Assistant General Manager, EVP Technology, Digital & Retail Underwriting, Aksigorta

Namık Kemal Uçkan

Head of IT Operations, Halkbank

Dr. Demet Karaali

CIO, Mercedes-Benz Cars&Vans Turkey

Alper Harput

CTO, Penti

Açelya Cevher Özçelik

Country Manager, Riverbed
14:50 - 16:00

Collaborating in the New Reality

Tunç Şenyol

CIO, Metro Cash & Carry Turkey

Bülent Kaçmaz

CTO, Fenerbahçe SK

Erol Özgüner

CIO, İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Uğur Serkan Taşkın

IT Director, Koçtaş

Önder Oğuzhan

CTO&CMO, Teknosa

Taner Yüksel

Group CIO, Torun Endüstri Yatırım

Mustafa Bezeklioğlu

CIO, Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası
16:00 - 16:15

Modern Data Experience in the “New Normal”

Fred Lherault

Field CTO EMEA, Emerging Markets, Pure Storage
16:15 - 16:25

The Future Is Now with Hyper Vision

Seçkin Özel

Sales Engineer, MicroStrategy
16:25 - 17:20

The Future of Work: Preparing for the New Normal

Esra Beyzadeoğlu

Chief People Officer, Hepsiburada

Meltem Kalender

CHRO, ING Türkiye

Güçlü Borhan

VP, HR & Internal Services Applications Development, Yapı Kredi

Murat Yeşildere

Senior Partner, Egon Zehnder

Burak Yüzgül

Chief People Officer, AvivaSA
17:20 - 17:40

The Future Enterprise: Developing Digital Fluency

Marc Dowd

Principal, IDC Leadership Advisory, IDC
17:40 - 18:00

IDC Sourcing Advisory Services

Christopher Murphy

Program Vice President, IDC Sourcing Advisory Services
17:00

Networking

18:00

Announcement of CIO Awards Winners & Close of The Summit

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Conference Project Manager

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Sales Specialist, IDC Turkey

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