Educational Background

  • Kırklareli Anatolian High School
    Kırklareli / Turkey 1994
  • International Trade Department
    Bogazici University - Istanbul / Turkey 2000
  • MA Degr. in Human Resources Mang. and Devlp.
    Marmara University - Istanbul / Turkey 2003
  • MA Degr. in Applied Statistics and Social Policy Analysis
    KU Leuven / Belgium 2003
  • PhD Candidate in Social Sciences
    University of Antwerp / Belgium 2020 - present

Additional Training

  • Train the Trainer Certificate Program
    Milan / Italy 2012
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program
    Online Certification / 2012
  • Data Science With Python Course Attend. as Guest Student
    Izmir Democracy University - Online Attendance / Izmir 2021
  • The Python Mega Course
    Udemy Online Course by Ardit Sulce
    Online Attendance / 2021
  • Interactive Data Visualization With Python and Bokeh
    Udemy Online Course by Ardit Sulce
    Online Attendance / 2021
  • Interactive Web App Development With Flask and Related Libraries
    Self-training via learning from YouTube Channel of "Corey Schafer" / Online Attendance / 2021

Professional Background


  • Carried out recruitment responsibility from 2006 to 2021 both as employed in a private company and also as a freelancer
  • Recruitment experience for hundreds of positions, interview experience with thousands of candidates
  • Experience in filling a wide range of positions from sales field to IT field
  • Examples to books that inspired me during my recruitment experience : Top Grading (Bradford D. Smart), Hire With Your Head (Lou Adler)

Performance Management and Process Improvement

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate
  • Experience in various performance management system deployment and process improvement projects


  • Train-the-Trainer certificate from Lean Methods Group (previously known as BMGI)
  • Co-founder and Co-instructor of Fly Your Mind Training Project which is a unique workshop taking place in a Boeing 737 Cockpit
  • Experience in delivering Fly Your Mind Workshops to hundreds of participants working in companies such as Allianz, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Sanofi, Novartis, Yusen Logistics, Johnson Controls, Turkcell, Arcelik and Koc Sistem

Recent Work About Information Technologies and Software Development

  • Started learning Python programming language as a hobby in 2021 with an interest coming from university years
  • A short period after having started to learn Python, got interested in Python libraries "Pandas", "Bokeh", "Flask" and libraries related with web-app development
  • Started to apply some process improvement ideas to current business processes both as a process expert and a software developer
  • Started teaching basic web-app development libraries to interested university students
  • Currently able to develop a web-based-application with the following features:
  • Multi-user and multi-role user login
  • Separate user-screen designs for different user-roles with HTML, CSS and Bootstrap
  • Customizable user-forms for enabling use data entries
  • Data recording and retrieval to/from MySQL Databases
  • All data CRUD operations
  • File saving and reading to remote servers via SSH connection
  • Customizable process flow for the best fit to user-needs and experience
  • Customizable dashboard screens for supervisors, executives and other necessary users

Libraries mainly used for software development

Pandas, Bokeh, NumPy, Flask, Flask-SQLAlchemy, Flask_WTF, MySQL, Paramiko, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap