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Who is Sinan Oymaci?

M. Sinan Oymaci had his high school education at Izmir Atatürk High School. He entered Istanbul Technical University and graduated from Industrial Engineering department, with an MBA degree in Management Information Systems. M. Sinan Oymaci fulfilled his military service in the Turkish Air Force as a computer planning engineer, and later on, worked for the ICT development, service, marketing and sales companies, for 30 years.

He was the senior marketing manager of Link Software, Inc. between 1987-1992. Oymaci, then become the founder and managing partner of TRIO Solution House, Inc. in 1993-2007. Subsequently, between 1997-2007, Oymaci worked as the EMEA Regional Director of Softcom Technology Consulting, Inc. (Canada) and mail2web.com (Canada). More recently, Oymaci was the Regional Director of mail 2 web International AG (Switzerland) Istanbul Liaison office from 2007 until 2009. He was the General Manager of Luna Bilgi ve Haberleşme Teknolojileri between 2010 – 2013 at establishment stage.  Now, He is a Management, Information and Communications Technology Sector Independent Consultant. He is also Technologic Life Coach. He is a member of core team ThePercept magazine and he continues his writings at ThePercept. He is also a Member of Executive Board of Nutek Energy Consulting.

Oymaci is a member of IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers), TBD (Informatics Association of Turkey), ISOC (Internet Society) Istanbul Chapter, ISOC-ECC (ISOC European Chapters Coordinating Council). He was the president of ISOC Istanbul chapter till 2011.

Oymaci also acted as the General Secretary of TBD Istanbul branch for 2 terms. And he was a board member of TBD 2000-2002.

Oymaci was a freelance writer for weekly newspaper BT/Haber from first issue to 249th issue (1995 – 1999). He managed and wrote articles for weekly internet magazine called netyorum.com . He writes articles for monthly magazine Telepati Telekomunikasyon from 1999.

He is married and has one daughter.

Fluent in English.

Awards:

1996 Interpro BT/Haber Ozel Odulu / Personal Award
2000 Telepati Telekomunikasyon Odulu / Personal Award

Jurors:

2000, 2001, 2002 Member of Interpro ICT Awards Jury

Speeches:

1992 ICT Congress – Panelist ‘Today and Future in Turkish Software Industry’
1995 ICT General Assembly – Session President ‘Outsourcing’
1996 ICT General Assembly – Speaker ‘Usage of Information Technologies in Top Management’
1996 ICT General Assembly – Speaker ‘Affects of Customs Union to Information Technologies Sector’
1997 Internet Congress – Panelist
1998 BIMY (General Assembly of Information Systems Managers) – Speaker ‘Intranet’
1998 ICT Congress ? Panel coordinator ‘What we do or not as an ICT users, sellers and producers?’
1999 BIMY (General Assembly of Information Systems Managers) – Speaker ‘Dependence of Information Technologies for Buyers and Sellers’
1999 Inet ’99 – Panelist
2000 Inet TR – Panelist
2000 Siemens Nixdorf Year 2000 Meeting – Speaker ‘Year 2000 Problem’
2003 ISOC Istanbul Chapter Ben Edelmann Conference ? Moderator ‘Filtering in Internet’
2005 MIES 4th Industrial Engineers Day – Marmara University Industrial Engineers Club – Speaker ‘General information about market and job experiences’
2005 Microsoft Meeting – Speaker ‘Retail Products’
2007 Microsoft Hosting Day Integrated ICT Solutions – Speaker ‘Hosted Shared Exchange’
2008 Microsoft SPLA Partners Meeting Hosting Day – Speaker ‘Hosted Shared Exchange and Shared Hosting’
2008 Microsoft Development Workshop – Panelist
2009 HP and Akora Dealer and Reseller Meeting – Speaker ‘Hosted Shared Exchange’
2009 Airport TV Teknotalk – Guest ”Google Turkey and Tax Penalty”
2009 XIV. Internet Congress – Moderator ”Social Networking : World and Turkey”

Interviews:

Log magazine, Mobimag magazine, Telepati magazine, BUYAK Magazine (Bosphorus University Operations Research Club)

Articles:

Cumhuriyet, Sabah newspaper, Arasta, Diyalogo, ComputerWorld Monitor, Nokta, PC Magazine.

Commission member:

1997 TBV ‘ICT Ethics Standarts’
2003 e-game
2006 ISOC Elections Council

Professional Experience:

Luna Information and Communications Technology ( 2010-2013 )

General manager
Newly established venture capital company – focused to Storage hardware and software, Virtualisation, Data archiving, Enterprise Content Management, Document Management, Document scan and process
Digital asset management, Brand management, sales, marketing, consultancy

Building relationships with EMC, Huawei, Vmware, Dell, Kofax, Digistor, Sceye, Qstar, Disc Group, EMC IIG, Beachstreet, CYA, SDL etc companies
Business development
Establishmnet of team and management
Budget preparation
Portfolio generation and follow up at Finance, banking, insurance, data center, telecom, retail sectors
Create and coordinate of unique contented internet sites like bilimania.com

mail 2 web International AG (Switzerland) Istanbul Liaison Office ( 2007-2009 )

Regional Director EMEA
Preparation of Sales And Marketing strategies
Establishment of Liaison office
Management of Liaison office (Technical, Sales, Marketing, Support, Legal, Accounting etc)
Providing business opportunities with the major Telecom Operators in Turkey and Retail Mobile Hardware companies. (Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea, Brightpoint, RIM BlackBerry, Google, Microsoft, Palm, KVK, Teknosa etc.)
Coordination of technical team with outsourced call center company
Market research and prepare business plan
Feasibility studies and market penetration strategies
Budget preparation
Follow up of EMEA contracts
Localization of Internet web hosting and e-mail services based on Microsoft and Linux platforms

Softcom Technology Consulting, Inc. (Canada) ( 1997 – 2007 )

Advisor for CEO
Regional Director EMEA ( 2005 – 2007 )
Member of Executive Board
Preparation of Sales And Marketing strategies
Providing business opportunities with the major Telecom Operators in Turkey and Retail Mobile Hardware companies. (Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea, Brightpoint, RIM BlackBerry, Google, Microsoft, Palm, KVK, Teknosa etc.)
Localization of Internet web hosting and e-mail services based on Microsoft and Linux platforms
Arranging services for Microsoft Exchange technologies with e-mail, shared hosting, sharepoint platforms
Coordinating and managing of Fenerbahce Sporting Club internet services like Microsoft Exchange e-mail hosting, corporate web hosting, live internet Fenerbahce TV broadcast, fan club e-mail operation.

TRIO Solution House ( 1993 – 2007 ) Top 500 company in ICT sector

Manager of software and solution development team to fast food sector firms like Burger King, McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Arby’s and retail sector firms like BIM Discount stores , Bauhaus.
ERP, CRM and BPR consultancy for Teklas, Korkmaz Yigit Group etc.
Coordinator of MRP Workshop in 1994
Experience of TTGV ‘Technology Development and Foundation of Turkey’ supports stage
3 products are supported by The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey
Awarded Software developments – Market+ and Food are Vertical Solution of the Year 1999 awarded by Microsoft Turkey
International Marketing Activities in CeBIT and Comdex

Link Software House ( 1987 – 1992 ) Top 500 company in ICT sector

Structuring of regional offices
Manager of Marketing and Sales Team
Coordination of Reseller and Dealer Channel
Founder of Link Software Users Group

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