Dr. Şevket Akınlar

Dr.rer.pol. Sevket Akinlar, born in Istanbul, is the founder of AKT Centre of Applied Research A.S. as a consulting company of logistics and consultant of Fraunhofer Germany in Istanbul. Sevket worked many years for Volkswagen AG and founder of Innovation Centre Order Management in Group IT. In many positions in Volkswagen, he acted as consultant of VW Coaching Company and IT. Main subject of his competence is the order management, purchasing and logistics in global supply chains with connected IT Systems and Data Management like ERP and Order Management Systems. In cooperation with Fraunhofer Germany and Volkswagen, he developed a simulation-based tool for dynamically “what-if-analyses” which helps to manage worldwide complex supply chains. The new research area of sevket is “Internet of Things” and Industry 4.0 in supply chains.