Guest Speaker

Cenker Özhelvacı

Iron Mountain Incorporated

Cenker has been in the technology space since 2000 and has worked with a variety of sectors like Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Retail and Logistics. He has an experience of managing Balkans, Turkey and Middle East while working for Experian and has lived in UAE for 2 years working for Al Etihad Credit Bureau based in Dubai. Cenker has built his career around Corporate Sales, Marketing & Communications and Customer Services. He has been responsible for delivering the B2B and B2C sales targets as well as delivering Revenue and EBIT targets.

He has graduated from Middle East Technical University with a degree in Engineering. After working for several multinationals in sales and business development roles, Cenker moved into technology space more than 18 years ago and have established a wide network of senior contacts across banking, telecommunication, insurance and retail sectors. Prior to moving into the technology space, he attended an Executive MBA Program. He has had the opportunity to work for Nortel that have established the network infrastructure of Turkey’s first broadband service provider and also become part of the start-up organization of Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) in Istanbul and took full responsibility of laying the foundations of the sales and marketing teams, as well as the whole channel network.

Cenker is one of the founding members of Ticari ve Finansal Bilgi Derneği, an association that aims to develop commercial and financial information industry and contributing to the expansion of commercial and financial data usage, collection, storage and processing.

Cenker enjoys adrenaline sports like motor biking and skydiving. He is married and has a son.