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Software Development
IT Process Management
IT Management and Operations
Result-oriented leader with more than 20 years of progressive responsibility, expertise in Information Technology and System (IT/IS) Extensive experience in managing It infrastructure teams focused Responsibilities included personnel management, architectural planning, and vendor relationships.  
Project and Portfolio Management
  Coordinated and managed projects, and portfolios.    Experienced project portfolio management software and established PMO's processes, methodologies, standards and policies in accordance with PMI.   Decisive team leader and ability to motivate team members, resolve conflict, improve morale.   Persuasive communicator, and well-developed presentation negotiation skills. Able to develop relationships with customers, colleagues and team members at all levels.      

Work experience

Dec 2007Present

Principal Consultant


Oct 2006Present

Consultant / Instructor

Istanbul Kurumsal Gelisim

Qualified trainer focusing on Project Management, Process Management and Strategic Management training. Training experience at Istanbul Kurumsal Gelisim

  • Management of Information Technology Projects 
  • Methodologies and Applications of Project Management 
  • Art of Project Management
  • Advanced applications of Project Management using MS Project Professional 2007
  • Process Management / Process Improvement
  • Strategic Management
May 1987Nov 2007

Yapi Kredi Technology Co.

Bilpa Co.EDP is established as IT organization by Yapi Kredi Bank at September 1980. It is undertaken YKB's Information Technology services, systems, sw development  and operations. It is named after YK Technology at November  2000.  YK Technology is covered by Yapi Kredi Bank brand at June 2002.

Programme Manager                              

September 2002 to November 2007 

Open Banking System (e-branch)   

  • Responsible for planning, setting up, steering and closing of multiple development and infrastructure projects from a program manager perspective while managing budget of the whole program 

  • Defined and evaluated quality goals. Took corrective actions to further improve  quality with comprehensive efforts. Met challenging time, budget and quality goals.
  • Managed $13,9 million budget, and more than teams of 350+ people
  • Coordinated projects

   o  Banking Infrastructure Technology (BIT)

New Application Architecture Framework (AAF) is developed by YKB's project team to replace SIGLO application architecture. 

          o  Core Banking Applications Development (Mass Development)

Managed new branch application development project which replaces local SIGLO applications. SIGLO applications replaced with new local application redesigned and rewrote with Java.

          o Browser Enabled Notes Technology (BANT)

          o Web Enabled LANDP Transition and Deployment (WELT)

Project Manager                               

September 2002 to November 2002 

Focused on collaboration and unified communications projects in addition to developing technology strategies and policies.

YK Deutschland AG Representative Offices Project

IT infrastructure of Frankfurt headquarter building, Stutgard, Hamburg and Dusseldorf

Technical Support and Operation Manager

December 1997 to August 2002 

  • Proactively monitored the network and servers to minimise hardware and software failures
  • Identified process improvements
  • On-site support of 2500+ users in a campus-wide LAN/WAN environment;Supported of end-user PC environments, ensured end-user systems security is maintained, install and configure systems

LAN Manager

October 1991 to November 1997 

Managed four teams total 22 people including evaluations and goal setting. Teams were responsible for network and system infrastructure management and architecture planning in the areas of Novell and Windows servers, Lotus Notes mailing and application servers and backup storage media. 

  • Designed and implemented LANs, electronic mailing systems and technical direction
  • Maintained, and monitored LAN infrastructure. Managed software and infrastructure upgrades. Implemented and supported corporate applications
  • Network security, virus protection, access control lists and VPN terminations
  • Problems resolutions and troubleshooting. Support of end-user PC environments, ensure end-user systems security is maintained, install and configure systems
  • Consult to customer on issues. Prepared documentation, including business requirement specifications, high level and detailed. Identified priorities, and manage resources effectively.
  • Analysed and designed of software solutions, hardware requirements and database design and information architecture.

Application Development System Analyst

May 1987 to September 1991

LAN connectivity with Mainframe and AS/400, installed LAN OS, designed & implemented cabling and IT infrastructure. And developed some applications;

  • YK Fund Management, for YK Individual Banking
  • Personnel Management System
  • Payment Management System
Jun 2006Sep 2006


Uzel Corp.

Served as a project management consultant for Strategy Office at Uzel Corporation, subsequently leading initiatives to

  • Developed a strategy for Uzel Corp., using PMI's project management standards and methodology.
  • Identified process of project management and established Uzel Corp.'s process map of project management.
  • Identified standards, templates, and policies of project management.
  • Prepared the design of project management systems, schematics and developing simulations for application development team.
Dec 1985May 1987

Military Service

Turkish Armed Force

Served mandatory military service as a software application developer at Milli Savunma Bakanligi (MSB) Komptralorluk Daire Baskanligi

Feb 1984Dec 1985

Application developer

Transdata A.S. Istanbul

Jun 1983Feb 1984

Application developer

Bilmak A.S. Istanbul




Marmara University (MU)


Ersin Durna

“Hakan is a very tidy person who cares his work and reports directly to his seniors. I am glad that I worked with him.” May 23, 2006

Babur Ozden

“Professional, responsible, competent, team player, good people skills and problem solver” November 8, 1995

Mehmet Ozer

Hakan is a result oriented, enthusiastic, business focused leader in his career.”

Tansel Kiyici

"Hakan was one of the best Local Area Network gurus I have ever seen, I would like to work with him in the same organization again.”

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Awards and Honors

  • Awarded with The Best Project Of The Year 2005 at Yapi ve Kredi Bankası (YKB) for e-branch Program/Project (Open Banking System-ABS) achieving project goals on time and within budget in 2005.
  • Awarded with The Best Team Of The Year 2000 at YKB for technical services and support in achieving and exceeding 100% targeted goals in 2000. Confident, highly productive team by creating vision they could trust and empower each other in reaching the full potential. "Customer First" culture that enabled the organization to be the best performer in YKB.
  • Honored as a contributor of foundation Hakan Aksungar of Superonline (SOL) in 1998.
  • Received Special Thanks from the management of BILPA Co.EDP. for establishing first in-house Local Area Networks and new electronic mail system at BILPA in 1992.


  • Established a Project Management methodologies and processes Uzel Corp. in 2006. Worked as a consultant.
  • Coordinated and managed as a program manager Open Banking System Programme (e-branch).
  • Developed policies and procedures to substantially reducing operating time and cost in 1998. Initiated client services, such as monitor servers, micro-system and network products, in order to solve problems remotely as they occur.
  • Coordinated the technology infra-structure migration to the new YK Headquarter building in 1998.
  • Directed Yapi Kredi Operation Centre new network infrastructure and move to YK Operation Centre projects. Prepared budget, scheduled, supervised departments and subcontractors; Results are as follows project completed on time, and more than 3K staff started to work in (Yapi Kredi Bankacilik Üssü) YKBU in 1997.
  • Designed, implemented and finished on time and within budgeted YKB Headquarter building's LAN and e-mailing systems infrastructure in 1995. Results are as follows over 2000 users are enabled to communicate with each other and shared resources via LANs.


  • Speaker at a panel about YKB Open Banking System Program in Istanbul Project Management Association - Dynamics 2006 Project Management VII National Congress.
  • Guest speaker about Project Management and YK Open Banking System Program : Case Study in Middle East Technical University in Informatics Institute IT Governance (IS 537) Information System MSc & Phd Program in March 2006
  • Speaker at a panel about Multi-Project Management at Software Development in Istanbul Project Management Association IV National Congress in 2002.
  • Presented a seminar about Project Risk Management at the Information Technology Organizationsat Istanbul Project Management Association in 2001.
  • Managed new economy seminar, at Junior Chamber of Bosphorus. Awarded The Most Successful Business Opportunities Project by The Outstanding Young People of Turkey (TOYP) Organization in 2000.


Fitness (active member of The Shore Health Club), Cycling, Running, Skiing, Tennis,  

Classical and Pop Music, Reading and writing about philosophy, Food, Movies, Travelling


A challenging position utilizing my skills as a leadership role in organization

  • Direct and plan the future of the organization, building and leading result oriented teams
  • Design and implement solutions to meet organizational objectives and increase organization's profitability
  • Improve efficiency through effective management and use of corporate assets

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Dec 1999Present

PMP, Project Management Professional