My Professional Profile (Experience)

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About Me

I have gained experience within information technologies and digital departments during 8 years in the leading companies of Turkey. Throughout my experience as a consultant and an instructor of IT related courses for corporate companies, I had the opportunity to improve the wealth of my skills on IT systems and project management coupled with my abilities of time management, interpersonal communication and multi tasking. I have been continuing to work, especially on microsoft technologies and agile project management in corporate consultancy.

Experience

teknasyon experience

Product Owner

of UygunFiyat

I manage flight ticket application, a startup project, using agile project management techniques.

dogus yayin grubu experience

Product Manager

at Dogus Media

  • NTV Sport
  • National Geographic
  • NTV Weather
  • Tivibu Sport
  • Some micro site projects
pfizer experience

Solution Manager

at Pfizer

Collecting development requirements from business units and preparing technical requirement analysis

Teknasyon (Nov 2016 - present)

Product Manager - UygunFiyat.com

I manage flight ticket application, a startup project, using agile project management techniques. I have similar responsibilities as I did in my previous position in Dogus Media Group.

Dogus Media Group (Jan 2016 - Sep 2016)

Product Manager - Digital

  • UX& UI : Mind Mapping and Prototyping
  • Monetization: Always find out a new way to improve ROI
  • Product Strategy: Build product lifecycle, and its execution plan for further development.
  • Evaluation of new technologies, mobile market trends and business value of ideation outputs
  • Market feasibility researches and competitive analysis
  • Defining go-to-market strategies of products and application functionalities
  • Organizing end-user workshops and collecting user stories, feedback
  • Preparing and performing the budget and business plans
  • Preparation of reports including sales, profit, after sales issues, KPIs
  • Conduct meetings with all business levels to communicate new initiatives, features and rollout of new features and services
  • Planning and developing A/B tests using tools such as Optimizely and Google Analytics
  • Implementing Kanban&Scrum Processes

In addition to product manager role, I am planning, organizing, monitoring and overseeing multiple digital projects simultaneously;

  • NTV Sport
  • National Geographic
  • NTV Weather
  • Tivibu Sport
  • Some micro site projects (NG Photo Club, NG Archive, Garanti Technology Blog,
    Dogus Oto Blog etc.)

Pfizer (Nov 2014 - Dec 2015)

Solution Manager - Information Technology

  • Collecting development requirements from business units and preparing technical requirement analysis.
  • Optimizing requirements, detecting possible shortcuts/workarounds and offering the solution that minimizes manpower but maximizes productivity.
  • Defining, planning, tracking and managing projects in accordance with Project Management Methodologies
  • Develop project management plans including integration, scope, time, cost, risk, quality, human resources,communication and procurement management of the projects.
  • Managing project/application dependencies
  • Managing communication to users, IT System Stakeholders, Regional & Global Support Groups, 3rd Party Providers
  • Tracking risks continuously and implementing responses
  • Working closely with team (design, BA, development, QA and audit) to deliver project packages.
  • Using technical and functional expertise to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentoring stakeholders in project lifecycle management, and managing the integration of stakeholders work
  • Monitoring performance of the assigned projects, controlling and reporting to the projects members regularly
  • Defining and executing documents of projects
  • Leading project team members
  • Identifying potential solutions and managing projects

BilgeAdam (Dec 2011 - Nov 2014)

Project Manager - Team Leader / Process and Project Management Unit

  • Waterfall and Agile (Scrum) Software Delivery Management
  • Technical/training coaching and mentorship
  • Training, coaching and consulting Agile teams in various companies
  • Developing, maintaining, implementing and communicating project plans
  • Managing client and internal cross functional teams responsible for delivering complex project outcomes on time and with quality
  • Budgeting and profitability analysis of projects
  • Using technical and functional expertise to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentoring stakeholders in project lifecycle management, and managing the integration of stakeholders work
  • Monitoring performance of the assigned projects, controlling and reporting to the projects members regularly
  • Market research on competitors’ products. (educational)
  • Managing the quality assurance and the quality control processes
  • Defining and executing documents of projects
  • Liaising with managers within other functions and the business; managing expectations for projects
  • Providing support for sales activities
  • Planning, organizing, monitoring and overseeing multiple projects simultaneously