İlker İsmail Çakır

Head Of Information Technology at Genel Energy

İlker İsmail Çakır has a strong background in information technology and management. İlker İsmail currently holds the position of Head of Information Technology at Genel Energy PLC since 2023. Prior to this, they served as the Director of IT at Özak Global Holding from 2019 to 2023, where they led teams in various IT functions and supported over 800 users in multiple sectors.

Before joining Özak Global Holding, Çakır worked as the Director of IT at Yapı Merkezi from 2011 to 2019. In this role, they set IT strategies for the company group and managed multinational IT teams distributed across Turkey, Middle East, and Africa.

İlker İsmail also has experience working at Henkel, where they served as an Information Technologies Manager from 2006 to 2010, leading a team of experts and supporting various applications and systems. Prior to this, they held the position of Software Development & Security Compliance Manager at Henkel from 2002 to 2006, where they managed a team of developers and improved local ABAP developments to boost system performance.

Çakır's early career includes their role as an Information Technologies Project Manager at Koç Holding A.Ş. from 1998 to 2002, where they implemented and supported SAP systems for multiple companies in the Koç group. İlker İsmail specialized in the SAP R/3 HR module, ABAP programming, and basis administration.

Overall, İlker İsmail Çakır has a diverse range of experience in IT leadership and management, contributing to the success of various organizations in different sectors.

İlker İsmail Çakır has a strong education background in the field of computer engineering. İlker İsmail attended Boğaziçi University from 1990 to 1994 and obtained their Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering with a GPA of 2.85. İlker İsmail then pursued a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the same university from 1994 to 1996, achieving a GPA of 3.11. Prior to their university education, Çakır completed their high school education at F.M.V Özel Işık Lisesi Nişantaşı from 1983 to 1990, specializing in Mathematics and achieving a GPA of 8.62. In addition to their academic accomplishments, Çakır also completed the Drucker Executive Management Certification Program at The Drucker Institute in 2014.


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  • Head Of Information Technology

    March, 2023 - present

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