Serman

Demir

Engineer


 

 

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta - GA - USA 1999 - 2001
    Software Engineering
  • Yildiz Technical University 1993 - 1999
    Materials & Metallurgical Engineering
  • High School1989 - 1993
    VKV Koç Özel ÖO ve Lisesi

  • Jobs

  • Founder August 2013 - Present (3 years )
    Managing Partner - Smart Repair
  • Founder December 2005 - Present (11 years)
    Board Member - Automaster
  • Purchasing Chief June 2003 - December 2005 (2 years 7 months)
    Betek Boya ve Kimya Sanayi A.ş.
    (Filli Boya - Fawori - Alligator - Alsecco)
  • Assistant to General Manager October 2001 - June 2003 (1 year 9 months)
    Yardımcı Shipyard Purchasing Engineer -
  • Network Engineer March 2001 - October 2001 (8 month
    Turkish NAVY
  • Scuba Instructor PADI OWSI 171324
    September 1999 - March 2001 (1 year 7 months) Divers Supply

Skills & Attributes.

  • Negotiation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Business Strategy
  • Product Management
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  • Product Development
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  • Project Management
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  • Strategic Planning
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  • Marketing Strategy
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  • New Business Development
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  • Purchasing
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  • Management Consulting
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  • Start-ups
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  • Sales Management
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  • Business Planning
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Computer Skills

 

-Certification in Programming - Georgia Institute of Technology

-Certification in C Programming Language - Georgia Institute of Technology

-Certification in Object Oriented Programming using Java Language - Georgia Institute of Technology

-Certification in Microsoft Visual Basic - Kennesaw State University

-Certification in JavaScript - Kennesaw State University

-Microsoft Office Applications , IE5 & Internet Applications - Devry Institute of Technology

-Excellent command in using HTML, JavaScript

 

Background

 Creating several brands in automotive industry as an entrepreneur and job opportunities for hundreds of people over 10 years.

 Global corporate experience with a wide range of companies across various industries and geographies.

 Expertise includes Logistics, Corporate Purchasing, Supply Chain, Shipbuilding, Manufacturing Operations, Chemical Industry, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Communications, Customer Relationship Management, Technology Management, New Product Development, Product Management, General Management, Growth and Commercial Innovation.

 Experience in USA, Europe, Far East, Middle East and South Africa in leading large, diverse and geographically dispersed teams. Background in Automotive, Chemicals, Manufacturing, Shipbuilding industries.

 Experience in the logistics departments include; conducting cost effective purchasing activities with considerably high budgets both domestic and abroad, creating various analysis reports for cost cutting purposes as well as creating alternative suppliers after intensive negotiations, initiating and closing business deals, preparing contracts for long term business relationships.

 Managing CRM programs, editing and publishing gift catalogues with full coordination of the advertising agencies which lead the design work and supply chain department which supplies thousands of textile, automotive and consumer electronics products as well as promotional materials.

 Innovating “New Product Development" operations with Marketing Departments and Brand Managers.

Seminars

CRM ( Customer Relationship Management ) applications, Loyalty applications, Global loyalty services Competitive Intelligence in Corporate Businesses, Brand positioning trends in today’s digital world Project Management, Strategic Purchasing Management, Strategic Planning

Volunteer Experience

Former Board Member
VKV Koç Özel Lisesi Mezunlar Derneği, The Koç School Alumni Association
September 1993-Present

Additional Background


• Galatasaray Sports Club Member

• Professional Association of Diving Instructors / PADI member – Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor

• Greenpeace Member


• Extensive international perspective; fluency in English and some in Italian.

•Travel, work and non-profit volunteer experience in the U.S. and the Far East.