Gürkan Önal

Engineering Director

Gürkan graduated from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering department at Bilkent University in 1991 and completed his MSc degree in the same department in 1993. He has worked in that department as Teaching Assistant during his MSc education.

Gürkan has worked in the R&D Department of Başarı Elektronik between 1994 and 1999. He was responsible for analysis and design of the communication protocol and user interface of three cordless phones under development.

He has worked in MilSOFT from 2000 to 2011. In the first seven years he was the project manager for three software development projects consecutively. He has contributed to development of company’s project management and risk management processes which were certified as CMMI level 5. Between 2007 and 2011 he was the Human Resources Director and was responsible for competency, performance, compensation and work force management in the whole organisation.

Between 2011 and 2017 Gürkan has worked as the Project Manager, Risk Manager and PMO of NATO AirC2IS Project in Atos Ankara. The project was a multi-national project with team size of over 100 full time resources in multiple locations.

Gürkan joined ICterra in December 2017.

At ICterra, he is leading the Engineering Organization, providing SW development services to local and international customers across multiple industries.

Gürkan’s focus can be listed as:
Leading cross-functional Software Development Teams
Programme Management
People Management
Change Management for organizational and operational transformations
Agile Product Management
Development and Optimization of Engineering Processes
Creating and Delivering Software Engineering Services (turnkey/fixed price, outsourcing, integrated teams)

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