Utku Tarzan

Angestellt, DIGITAL ENABLEMENT MANAGER, LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH

Kassel, Germany

About me

A highly accomplished senior agile leader and technology executive with demonstrated experience in delivering highly effective information technology and digital solutions to achieve business objectives. Passionate about building high-performing agile teams, creating business advantage through technology, and delivering innovative digital customer experiences. Believer in continuous improvement, empowered teams, and organizational growth.

Skills

Project Management
Information technology
E-Commerce
SAP
Business Development
IT Project Management
Management
Strategic mindset
Leadership
Creativity
Analytical thinking
Resilience
Flexibility
Agility

Timeline

Professional experience for Utku Tarzan

  • Current 1 year and 6 months, since 2023

    DIGITAL ENABLEMENT MANAGER

    LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH

  • 2016 - 2023

    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION MANAGER

    Digital Panorama

    • Designed a strategy to increase tech-consulting revenue. • Rebuilt the software development team and established a project management office. • Increased development productivity • Delivered projects 100% on-time using Scrum Agile software development practice. • Led the development of digital projects, such as omni-channels platforms for Beko, e-commerce platforms for FIAT, mobile applications for Ford, virtual design showrooms for VitrA, cloud product configurators for Jeep

  • 2 years and 4 months, Jan 2014 - Apr 2016

    Information Systems Manager

    Isuzu

    Oversaw and coordinated technology direction and strategy, process, and quality improvement. •Reduced IT costs by 15% via negotiating/managing vendor/supplier contracts. •Implemented a workflow automation application that reduced the average quality check process time by over 50%. •Grew annual sales by 5%, increased sales productivity rate by 10%, and increased customer satisfaction rates by 15% through implementing new CRM systems. •Updated all corporate websites and won 5 awards in various categories.

  • 8 years and 4 months, Dec 2004 - Mar 2013

    Head of System Development

    Koctas

    Responsible for all Business Applications (SAP & Business Intelligence Apps, Payment Systems, E-Commerce, Mobile etc.) Additional responsibilities include: Lead IT projects portfolio and transformational change programs and make sure the successful delivery of the project/change outcomes with the highest-possible business value at minimum cost levels. Overseeing the smooth deployment of IT initiatives considering time, budget, and performance targets

Educational background for Utku Tarzan

  • Computer Engineering

    Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi

  • Master of Business Administration

    Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi

  • Current

    Infomation Management Finance

    University of California, Los Angeles

Languages

  • Turkish

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Intermediate

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