- Istanbul, Turkey
Melih Özdemir is one of the pioneers of e-business, e-commerce and mobile vas business in Turkey. He has great contribution in many company start-ups.
Melih Özdemir's Bio:
Melih Özdemir is one of the pioneers of e-business, e-commerce and mobile vas business in Turkey. He has great contribution in many company start-ups which has succeeded. He started his carrier as the founder of technical platforms then he reflected his experience and skills into the related business management. His broad knowledge on different area of e-business & m-business is a natural result of his extensive experience of multi million dollars business execution.
Melih Özdemir / AREAS OF EXPERTISE Budget Development Building Strategic Alliances Business Start-up Change Management Corporate Reorganization e-Commerce Management Market Strategy Negotiations New Business Development Operations Management Organizational Restructuring Product Analysis & Development Relationship Building Return on Investment Information Technology Revenue Growth Strategic Alliances Strategic Planning Direction Visionary Strategies
Melih Özdemir's Experience:
Independent Online Business Senior Consultant at E-Commerce - Group Buying - Private Shopping-CRM - CC - MVAS - Betting Sector - Web/Mobile Phone Apps - Payment Solutions2012 - 2014
General Coordinator at BigTime Technology2009 - 2012
General Manager at CE Bilgi İşlem A.Ş.2007 - 2009
Sales & Marketing & Technology * Extensive sales, marketing and operational experience in the Turkish Mobile Value Added Services (M-VAS) services sector. * Ability to identify, develop and exploit new market opportunities. * Generating and selecting appropriate sales and marketing strategies meet company objectives. * Achieving ~20 Million USD M-VAS sales in 2007. * Managing ~10 Million Usd budget in 2008. * Managing more than 30 managerial level and senior staff * Prepared Business Plan, AOP, Strategy Document, Organizational Structure of the company from scratch.
Assistant General Manager at Bilyoner İnteraktif Hizmetler A.Ş.2004 - 2007
Sales & Marketing & Technology * Extensive sales, marketing and operational experience in the Turkish e-business, m-business services sector. * Proven track record in managing a wide portfolio of blue chip, governmental institutions' accounts including risk & method, compliance, contract renewals, bids, preparation /submission of tenders & contract management. * Ability to identify, develop and exploit new market opportunities. * Generating and selecting appropriate sales and marketing strategies meet company objectives. * Achieving ~100 Million USD e-sales in 2006. * Managing ~13 Million Usd budget in 2006. * Managing more than 20 managerial level and senior staff * Prepared Business Plan, AOP, Strategy Document, Organizational Structure of the company from scratch.
Portal Director at Superonline1997 - 2004
* Planned & designed Superonline Mobile Portal & Mobile Commerce strategy on WAP, WAP Hosting and Future Mobile Portal * Worked as consultant on technical aspects of Mobile Technology to Turkcell Groups of Companies * Designed and developed Superonline SMS Site and applications Mobile Organizer , SMS Alert , http://www.superonline.com/sms * Developed corporate and personal WAP Hosting products * Designed and developed WAP Portal Presentation Site on SOL Web Site http://www.superonline.com/wap * Turkcell Activation Centers (TAM) Project completed. Around the Turkey nearly 700 Turkcell Sales Points started to register new customers online via network supplied by this project. * Superonline Mobil Portal designed and installed. Ericsson WAP Gateway, Turkcell GSM No: 757722 and network connection with GSM side was established
Chief Business&Technology Advisor at Platco (Turkcell) A.Ş.2000 - 2002
* Multi Access Company Setup / Multi Access Platform Setup * Managed 30 senior/junior technical staff from Companies of Turkcell & Superonline & Digiturk to setup Multi Access Portal of Turkcell Group of Companies * Prepared and submitted 5 years Company Budget and Technology Investment Plan * Prepared and submitted Company Organizational Structure (Lines & Staff Roles & Responsibilities & Benefits & Carrier Planning) * Worked as Executive Steering Committee Member of Multi Access Portal Project * Participated in Business Plan Group of Multi Access Portal Project for three months
Research Assistant at Ottawa University Computer Sciences Dept.June 1994 - December 1994
Simulated a PHD research topic related to telecommunications in C/C++ programming language on UNIX system Submitted weekly reports, documents of project developments
Melih Özdemir's Education:
Bogazici Universitesi1991 – 1995GraduateConcentration: Computer Engineering / Computer SciencesActivities: Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems, Network Architecture, Rowing, Student Clubs' Memberships
Melih Özdemir's Interests & Activities:
Corporate Reorganization, e-Commerce Management, Market Strategy, Negotiations, New Business Development, Operations Management, Organizational Restructuring, Product Analysis & Development, Relationship Building Return on Investment , Information Technology, Revenue Growth, Strategic Alliances, Strategic Planning Direction, Visionary Strategies, Intelligent Networks, Artificial Intelligence , Algorithms Design