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The Race to Reinvent: Connecting Leaders
to Empower Digital Transformation

Introducing IDC's


The 11th edition of the IDC Turkey CIO Summit is the platform of choice to showcase the country’s drive towards digital transformation (DX) in a post COVID-19 world across both its public and private sectors.

More than 74% of enterprises in Turkey are accelerating, continuing or initiating new digital transformation (DX) initiatives to address the Future of Work in the post COVID-19 world. Are YOU ready to join them?


Be inspired as industry pioneers showcase their own professional stories at this interactive event.

Why Attend?


Engage with the region's leading C-suite executives and share your experiences, worries, and needs.

Meet Our Speakers


Acknowledge the successes of the Middle East's most dynamic digital transformation initiatives.

IDC CIO Awards


Discover in-depth, research-backed insights supported by a wealth of cross-industry expertise.

CIO Advisory Council

More than 40% of enterprises worldwide are "digitally determined," spearheaded by visionary executives willing to make the tough decisions required to align digital initiatives, technologies, teams, and roadmaps across the entire organization. Are YOU ready to join their ranks?

Key Topics

The IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 will provide essential guidance on:




Cyber Security


Big Data and Analytics


Enterprise Infrastructure

Advisory Board

Kemal Kaplan

IT Director, Acıbadem Sağlık Grubu

Serkant Paker

CIO, AG Anadolu Grubu Holding

İlker Altıntaş

EVP, Technology & Operations, Akbank

Metin Demirel

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

Evren Ayorak

CIO, Allianz

Murat Özkan

CIO, Anadolu Efes

Haldun Aydoğdu

CIO-COO, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik

Mehmet Abacı

CIO, Anadolu Sigorta

Tunç Bergsan

CIO, Anadolubank

Dr. Mücahit Gündebahar

CEO, Architecht

Yekta Caymaz

CIO, Arçelik Global

Mert Oruz

CIO, Arkas Holding

Orkun Süer

IT Director, Atasun Optik

Fahri Arkan

CIO, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat

Ege Örer

CIO, AXA Sigorta

Hakan Duran

IT & E-commerce Director, Ayaydın Miroglio Group

Mustafa Ayhan

CDO / CTO, Borçelik

Muammer Kızılaslan

CDO & CTO, Borusan Mannesmann

Ali Fuat Çötelioğlu

CTO, Boyner Group

Berke Menekli

VP IT T-MEA-CIS - B/S/H Ev Aletleri

Murat Çetin Sav

CTO, Burgan Bank

Bilal Genç

CIO, CarrefourSA

Serhan Özhan

CIO & CTO, CK Enerji

Cengiz Gürer

CIO, DeFacto

Dilek Duman

COO, DenizBank

Serdar Dilmen

Director, Information Systems & Technology, DHL

Eray Gözener

EVP, IT Operations & Governance, Doğuş Teknoloji

Semih İncedayı

CEO, Doğuş Teknoloji

Mehmet Fırat

Head of IT & Digital Business Management, Enerjisa

Can Örüng

CIO, Erdemir Group

İlker Arabacı

EVP, IT & Digital Channels, Eureko Sigorta

Hayriye Karadeniz

CDO & IT Director, Ford Otosan

Gürkan Coşkuner


Erkut Ekinci

Head of IT, Hugo Boss

Bahadır Şamlı


Oğuz Sezgin

CIO & Digital Transformation Leader, Koç Holding (Turkey)

Uğur Serkan Taşkın

IT Director, Koçtaş

Bülent Dursun

Senior IT Director, Penti

Gökçe Bezmez

CIO, Mercedes Benz Türk

Tunç Şenyol

CIO, Metro Cash & Carry Turkey

Kerim Tatlıcı

IT Group Manager, Migros

Alper Ümit Yılmaz

IT Service & System Operations Director,

Sinan Özer

COO, Odeabank

Altuğ Soydan

IT Manager, OTOKAR

Dr. Erdal Kemikli

Head of IT & Innovation, Otokoç Otomotiv

Barış Fındık

CIO, Pegasus

Kürşad Demirkol

COO, QNB Finansbank

Oğuzhan Yıldız

CIO, Renault Mais

İsmihan Baysal Anderson

IT and Automation Director, Sabiha Gökçen Airport

İsa Semih Akçıra


Melih Murat Ertem

CEO, Softtech

Hakan Karamanlı

CEO, Tam Faktoring

Ömer Özgür Çetinoğlu

ICT Director, TOFAŞ

Gediz Sezgin

CNO, Turkcell

Serkan Öztürk

EVP, Customer Experience & IT, Turkcell

A. Barış Düzenli

CIO, Tüpraş

Ali Serdar Yakut

EVP, Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Türk Hava Yolları

Fahri Öbek

COO, Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası

Hakan Aran

CIO, Türkiye İş Bankası

Sabri Gökmenler

CTO, IT Division Head, Türkiye İş Bankası

Emre Bilgin

IT Director, Unico Sigorta

Şirin Aktaş

IT Director, Turkey & Central Asia, Unilever

Mehmet Bütün

CIO&CDO, Vakıf Katılım Bankası

Cahit Erdoğan

EVP, IT & Operations Management, Yapı Kredi Bankası

Cengiz Arslan

CIO, Yapı Kredi Bankası

Gül Erol

CIO, Yıldız Holding

Murat Zeren

CIO, Zorlu Holding

Taşkın Kayıkçıoğlu

Assistant General Manager & CIO, Zurich Sigorta

Why Attend?

The IDC CIO Summit 2020 will bring together global analysts, market-leading vendors, and 500 of the region's most influential C-suite leader to make sense of the rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape and shape the digital strategies of tomorrow. By attending the event, you will be able to:

Leverage insights from respected industry leaders

Get hands-on with the industry's latest innovations

Participate in briefings for CEOs, CFOs and CHROs

Tailor the agenda to meet your own unique needs

Explore dedicated industry and focus group tracks

Engage 1-2-1 with the region's foremost ICT pioneers


Featuring presentations, panel discussions, focus groups, and workshops, our agenda has been designed to help C-Suite executives rethink the way they leverage emerging technologies to make their enterprises more agile, efficient, and productive than ever before.

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Combining informative presentations, interactive panel debates, and extensive peer-to-peer networking, the IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 promises to deliver game-changing insights.
The experiences shared by industry pioneers will inspire you not only to grow professionally and personally but also to transform the role of CIO from tech enabler to digital innovator.
The IDC CIO Summit Series 2020 guarantees to deliver the perfect blend of expert opinions, practical solutions, and networking opportunities for your organization.

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