Alper Karaçar

EY Turkey, Advisory Services, Partner CESA Emerging Technologies Leader
Alper Karaçar

EY Turkey, Advisory Services, Partner CESA Emerging Technologies Leader

Alper is the leader of Information Technology Advisory Services of EY Central and Southeast Europe , Central Asia and Turkey Advisory Service Line. He is reposible from 33 countries. He has more than 19 years of professional
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Ali Erhan Binici

CEO, ANKAREF
Ali Erhan Binici

CEO, ANKAREF

Co-founder and CEO of Ankaref, the company, founded in 2007 with the objective to be one of the key players in the Internet of Things(IoT) market and has played an important role in shaping the IoT market in different sectors.
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Ediz Altun

Assistant General Manager, Intel Turkey
Ediz Altun

Assistant General Manager, Intel Turkey

Ediz Altun has an Electrical & Electronics engineer and Executive MBA degree from Bogazici University. He has eighteen years of IT experience and has held various roles in Intel for the past fifteen years. Most recently he has been running
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Fayez Kharbat

Board Member, Middle East & Process Industries Chairman, MESA International, Saudi Arabia
Fayez Kharbat

Board Member, Middle East & Process Industries Chairman, MESA International, Saudi Arabia

An industry thought leader, entrepreneur, strategic thinker and passionate Engineering & Knowledge Management consultant with over 27 years of experience in the petrochemical, refining and gas industries. Fayez possess a unique combination of a strong technical background coupled with
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Mohummed Haris Farooq

Corporate Performance Specialist – Corporate Affairs, STC Solutions, Saudi Arabia
Mohummed Haris Farooq

Corporate Performance Specialist – Corporate Affairs, STC Solutions, Saudi Arabia

Currently working as part of Corporate Affairs Team for STC Solutions, Mohummed Haris Farooq has over 9 years of experience in Organizational Strategic Planning and Performance Management (Balance Scorecard, KPIs & Project Management). In the past, he as worked
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Şirin Akkuş

IT Director Turkey, Central Asia, Iran, Unilever
Şirin Akkuş

IT Director Turkey, Central Asia, Iran, Unilever

Şirin Aktaş, lisans ve yüksek lisans eğitimini Bilgisayar Bilimleri Mühendisliği bölümünde tamamlayarak iş hayatına Garanti Teknoloji’de Network Mühendisi olarak başlamıştır. Daha sonra kariyerine Koç.net, Turkcell ve Unilever’de devam etmiş; Presales, Proje Yönetimi, Büyük Müşteri Yönetimi, Ürün Yönetimi, Uygulama Mimarı ve
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Nick Walker

Director Connected Car, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Germany
Nick Walker

Director Connected Car, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Germany

Nick is an independent consultant and advisor for vehicle manufacturers, insurers and tech start-ups, specialising in IoT and Connectivity. In a career spanning more than 35 years, Nick has served in senior roles on a global level in both large
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Antoine van den Oever

Business Developer Internet of Things _ Data Solutions, KPN, The Netherlands
Antoine van den Oever

Business Developer Internet of Things _ Data Solutions, KPN, The Netherlands

Antoine van den Oever (1976) got his bachelor degree in hospitality management, business economics and political science. In the past Antoine worked for CapGemini, SAS institute and SAP he specialized himself in big data analytics. As a self-appointed trendwatcher he
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Florian Lukavsky

Managing Director, SEC Technologies GmbH
Florian Lukavsky

Managing Director, SEC Technologies GmbH

Florian Lukavsky started his hacker career in early ages, bypassing parental control systems. Since then, he has reported numerous zero-day vulnerabilities responsibly to software vendors and has conducted hundreds of pentests and security reviews of IoT devices as a CREST
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Stephanie Vaughan

Chief Financial Officer, Elixxir
Stephanie Vaughan

Chief Financial Officer, Elixxir

Stephanie Vaughan is the CFO at Elixxir.  Stephanie Vaughan is an experienced capital markets professional with a background encompassing blockchain, crowdfunding, venture capital, and investment banking.

She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and a BA in Quantitative
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Ammar Hamadien

Head of Strategic Engagement. Middle Est & North Africa. GSMA
Ammar Hamadien

Head of Strategic Engagement. Middle Est & North Africa. GSMA

Ammar leads GSMA engagement across MENA. The GSMA represents mobile operators worldwide; 800 operators and over 300 related companies. It also produces events such as Mobile World Congress. Ammar works with mobile operators, regulators and technology providers in areas such
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Nihat Akkuş

Marmara Üniversitesi
Nihat Akkuş

Marmara Üniversitesi

PROF. DR. NIHAT AKKUS HAS OBTAINED HIS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE FROM MARMARA UNIVERSITY IN THE FIELD OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING IN 1983. AFTER COMPLETING MASTER DEGREE STUDY IN THE SAME UNIVERSITY, HE WENT TO JAPAN TO STUDY HIS DOCTORATE DEGREE IN TOKYO
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Ayob Alsanad

Head of Enterprise PMO
Ayob Alsanad

Head of Enterprise PMO

Head of Enterprise PMOMasters in Business Administration, Strategic Management6+ years of experience in Strategy ManagementRelevant Experience (excerpt)Managing structured initiatives portfolio in Zain KSAManaging the Corporate & Functions Strategy using Balanced Scorecard & other non-exclusive financial indicators in Zain KSAStrategy implementation
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Mary-Jo de Leeuw

Director Cybersecurity Advocacy-EMEA, (ISC)2
Mary-Jo de Leeuw

Director Cybersecurity Advocacy-EMEA, (ISC)2

Bits and bytes fascinated Mary-Jo de Leeuw ever since she got a Commodore 64, back in the 80’s. What followed in the next 25 years, was much, much more (digital) toys and the "investigation" of it. But this toystory doesn’t
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Şule Güner

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Writer, Turkuvaz Medya
Şule Güner

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Writer, Turkuvaz Medya

Yapay zeka ve robotik konularında uzman, İstanbul merkezli gazeteci. Sadece bu iki alanda yazan tek Türk gazeteci-yazar. Aralarında Türkiye’nin en çok satan ekonomi dergisi ve bir İngilizce gazetenin de bulunduğu Türk medyasına ait yayınlara yazıyor. Türkiye’de yerleşik yerel ve uluslararası
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Çetin Kaya Koç

Chairman, Machine Learning Türkiye
Çetin Kaya Koç

Chairman, Machine Learning Türkiye

Sümeyra Teymur

CEO, haberler.com
Sümeyra Teymur

CEO, haberler.com

Dijital yayıncılık alanında 12 yıllık tecrübeye sahip, Haberler.com’un da bağlı olduğu Yenimedya Elektronik Yayıncılık’ta CEO. Haberler.com’un 2006 yılında kurulmasından bu yana, öğrenciyken bağladığı part time dijital yayıncılık işinde okul bittikten sonra full time devam etti. Yenimedya Elektronik Yayıncılık’ta kalite yönetimi,
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Miroslaw Ryba

EMEIA IoT Leader, EY
Miroslaw Ryba

EMEIA IoT Leader, EY

Miroslaw leads IoT advisory services for the EY EMEIA region. He led multiple projects focused on transforming business through technologies in EMEIA as well as Asia and North America, for both government institutions and large heavy-industry enterprises.


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Gerard van der Hoeven

Managing Partner, DigiGurus BV, The Netherlands
Gerard van der Hoeven

Managing Partner, DigiGurus BV, The Netherlands

Entrepreneur, visionair and senior executive with 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in the Tech industry. Been leading digital transformations in software, telecom, utility, electronics and payments.


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Cenk Salihoğlu

General Manager, MBIS
Cenk Salihoğlu

General Manager, MBIS

Cenk Salihoğlu, Kadıköy Anadolu Lisesi’nden 1993’te mezun olduktan sonra İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi’nde Endüstri Mühendisliğini (1997) ve Marmara Üniversitesi’nde Mühendislik Yönetimi (2003) yüksek lisansını bitirmiştir. Salihoğlu, iş hayatına SAP Türkiye’de başlamış sonrasında MBIS’in kurucu ortakları arasında yer almıştır. Kariyerinin başından bugüne
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Santiago de Diego

Cyber Security Researcher, Tecnalia, Spain
Santiago de Diego

Cyber Security Researcher, Tecnalia, Spain

Mathematician and IT Engineer by the University of Granada (UGR) and Master Program in Cybersecurity by the International University of La Rioja (UNIR), Santiago has a background in Pentesting and Information Security (CPHE certified). In the past, he was also
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Bora Yazıcıoğlu

Managing Partner – Yazıcıoğlu Attorneys at Law
Bora Yazıcıoğlu

Managing Partner – Yazıcıoğlu Attorneys at Law

Bora Yazicioglu has over 10 years of experience advising national and international clients on several aspects of business law and representing them before courts, arbitral tribunals and regulatory bodies. During his career he has advised Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Zurich
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