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Experienced Information Systems Security Leader who has at the following specialties.
• 8 years information security leadership to operations team and security consultancy team
• Information Systems security operations management and governance
• End to end information security consultancy with strong requirement analysis capabilities.
• Security architecture and design capabilities as an information security architect view.
• Secure software development lifecycle experience.

Work History

June 2016Present

Chief Technology Officer

Destel IT Solutions LLC. |

Key responsibilities:
Managing network and security consultancy team presales  activities to develop new business
- Define company's technological road-map for niche solutions (Network Virtualization and SDN etc)
- Dedicated IT consultancy for strategic key accounts.
- Vendor relationship management.

Oct 2009Oct 2014

Security Technologies Manager

Netas |

Key responsibilities:
- Managing security consultancy team
- Consulting to define end-to-end customer information security needs and appropriate solutions with wide range solution sets includes; Firewalls, DDoS protection, Intrusion prevention systems, network access control, secure e-mail, secure web gateway, data loss prevention, advanced persistent threat, endpoint and mobile device security, SIEM and security analytic, database security, webapp security, virtualization and cloud security solutions.
- Technical Account management and advisory for Telco managed security projects
- Architecting secure network infrastructure design for turn-key complex projects
- Managing security solution vendors relationship
- Following information security trends for new business development
- Consulting internal R&D teams for helping to develop new security solutions
- Supporting presales activities for Finance and Telco customers

May 2006Aug 2009

Information Systems Security Executive|(CISO equivalent today)

Coca-Cola Icecek AS |

Key responsibilities:
- Managing security operations and team(two engineer and third party outsource team)
- Developing strategic, tactical and operational security plans
- Budgeting business aligned security projects
- Applying security governance principles in organization
- Developing and implementing documented security policies and procedures
- Developing secure network architecture and securing network components
- Developing business continuity and disaster recovery plans
- Managing TCCC information security and regulatory compliance program
- Coordinating security assessment and testing
- Managing information security awareness program

Jun 2005May 2006

Security Operations Engineer 

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. |

Key responsibilities:
- Managing Firewall, VPN, IPS, Load Balancer systems in Security Operation Center
- Troubleshooting security problems and security incident response
- Managing access controls and systems availability
- Supporting to planning department with analysis and feedbacks

Feb 2003Jun 2005

Network and Security Analyst 


Key responsibilities:
- Identify initial high-level design, choosing correct products and solutions for customer needs.
- Presenting solution proposal to the customers and project management at implementation.
- Technical account management, bid management and coordination vendor relationship.

Sep 1998Oct 2002

Technical Account Manager| Project Leader


Key responsibilities:
-Define and analysis of the needs of ISPs, enterprises, and governments to deliver voice and data communication services.
-Leading Telecom IT projects management.



Electronics and Communications Engineering

Istanbul Technical University

ITU is the world's third oldest technical university dedicated to engineering sciences as well as social sciences recently, and is one of the most prominent educational institutions in Turkey.