KIVANC ARKAC

Angestellt, Managing director, OfficeRock.com

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Skills

Production management
E-Commerce
Digital transformation
Financial Modeling
Business Intelligence
Business Planning
Strategic planning
Business strategy
Commercial Management
Growth
Marketplaces
New Revenue Creation
Start-ups
Entrepreneurship
Performance marketing
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
B2B
B2C
D2C
COM
COM/DCOM

Timeline

Professional experience for KIVANC ARKAC

  • Current 5 years and 9 months, since Jun 2017

    Managing director

    OfficeRock.com

    OfficeRock.com (acquired in Apr20 by Cresco Holdings) is an e-procurement service for SMEs and Enterprises. I was brought into the role by lead investors to turn around the business. •Pivoted the business model from marketplace to CaaS, e-procurement service provider model •Build an in-house ERP to manage inventory with a rolling reserve model •Downsize the team from 35 to 8 and build back to 20 efficiently while growing the top line from $528K run rate to $3.2M and improve the profit margin from 11% to 23%

  • 1 year and 2 months, Apr 2016 - May 2017

    Managing director

    MoneyWatches.com

    MoneyWatches.com is an online marketplace for preowned high-end Swiss watches. I was brought into the role by the founder with the key remit to pivot the business model and start over from scratch. •Pivoted the business model to an online marketplace to reduce the capital required •Orchestrated development of the concept, design, coding and launching of the eMarketplace website and application. •Built a team of developers with 6 members. •Brought the model to ‘Proof of Concept’ and revenue generation level

  • 2 years and 2 months, Oct 2013 - Nov 2015

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    FoodOnClick.com

    Foodonclick.com was the leading food ordering platform in the UAE and Qatar that successfully exited to Germany-based online food ordering giant Delivery Hero for $589m.

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • Turkish

    First language

  • German

    Basic

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