Fintech (Financial Technologies).

Topic      :  Fintech (Financial Technologies)

Date       :  20 September 2022

Time       : 10:30 AM Istanbul time (GMT+3).


Mr.İlhami Öztürk

ADFIMI, Secretary General


Muhammet Mustafa CERİT 

INVEO BANK, Assistant General Manager

He graduated from Hacettepe University Computer Science and Engineering department in 2000 and the same year began his career as a software developer. In 2001, he began to work as an assistant expert the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (BRSA). In 2006, he received master’s degree from Hacettepe University Business Administration department. He had worked several positions in BRSA as a software developer, database manager, information system auditor, head of department and vice chairman. He was responsible for Information System Compliance, Data and System Management departments when vice chairman of BRSA. Information system compliance department is responsible for regulation, audit and enforcement of banking and other financial institutions information systems. Data and System Management department is responsible for internal information system and financial institution reporting system.

Since May 2022, he has been working as an assistant general manager at Inveo Investment Bank.

Dr.Ahmet Kaplan


Ahmet Kaplan received his BS degree of Electric-Electronic Engineering in Bilkent University, along with his MSc and PhD in Erciyes University. He worked as an instructor at Erciyes University Engineering Faculty and at Civil Aviation School. He studied as post-doctorate at the Georgia Institute of Technology in America and he worked with international companies as Software Development Project Manager from 2000 and 2005. He worked at TURKSAT as IT Director and Vice President (CIO) from 2005 to 2011. With his team, he managed the rewriting of the whole system, e-government portal ( that had a huge impact on Turkey’s transition to the Information Society. He fulfilled a duty as the Institute Director at Turkish Academic Network & Information Center (ULAKBİM), TUBİTAK and technical coordinator of the FATIH Project, Ministry of Education from 2012 to 2014. In 2014, he became executive vice president at Turksat once again. From 2017 to 2022, he has been working at Ibn Haldun University as Assistant Professor at Business School. Currently he is Assistant Professor of Electric Electronic Engineering Department at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University.

Mr.Melih Turan

MACELLAN, Chief Product Officer

Melih Turan earned his bachelor's degree from Bilkent University, Department of Accounting Information Systems. He also studied at the Burgundy School of Business and Management. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Political Economy of the Middle East at the Institute of the Middle East and Islamic Countries, Marmara University. He held senior private sector roles in financial technology and banking, in Turkey and abroad. He is currently the Fintech Advisor at the Finance Office of the Presidency of Türkiye and Chief Product Officer at Macellan.