Executive managament

Executive Managament

M. Buğra Koyuncu
Logo Grup CEO

Mr. M. Buğra Koyuncu graduated from Istanbul Technical University Department of Control and Computer Engineering Department in 1994. In 1993 he joined Logo as a system analyst. Following his service as a project manager and then as a product development manager, he was appointed as the General Manager of the company in 2004 and as the CEO in October 2011. He is currently serving as the Vice Chairman of Logo’s Board of Directors and Logo Group CEO. Also he is a member of Logo Group Committee.

Gülnur Anlaş
Logo Group Chief Financial Officer, CFO

A graduate of Middle East Technical University, Gülnur Anlaş holds an MBA from Texas Tech University, and MA in Economics from University of Delaware. Started her career in banking as an assistant auditor at Interbank in 1984 and thereafter worked at Chemical Bank and Westdeutsche Landesbank AG in corporate finance. Prior to joining Logo, she served as vice president of finance at the Teba. Gülnur Anlaş joined Logo in 2006 as the Chief Financial Officer. During this period, she has supported Logo's operational efficiency projects and played an active role in the company's acquisitions of nine companies and their efficient integration into Logo. Parallel to Logo’s ongoing strategy to excel in corporate governance, she has focused on conducting ratings and sustainability. Logo is the first software company to become public in 2000, and Anlaş has been responsible for managing investor relations with domestic and international investors. In 2016, she played an active role in the fully marketed offering of Logo’s shares to qualified investors, marking the first successful internationally marketed deal in Turkey since November 2014. Also she is a member of Logo Group Committee.

İsmail Duran
Logo Group Chief Technology Officer, CTO

Duran graduated from Middle East Technical University’s Mechanical Engineering department. After working on Construction Tender and Progress software solutions, Duran joined Logo Special Projects department as a Software Developer in 1999. He continued his career outside of Logo between 2001 and 2003 by developing Hospital Automation as Uluslararası Bilgisayar A.Ş.’s partner and being a guest faculty member in a private university. After rejoining Logo family in 2003, he worked in various levels of R&D and infrastructure department for four years. Duran served as R&D Manager between 2007 and 2015, as Head Software Architect between 2015-2017 and as the Director of Software Architecture between 2016-2019. Since December 2019, he has been serving as the Chief Technology Officer of Logo Group. Also, he is a member of the Logo Group Committee.

Uğur Nuri Sipahi
Logo Group Chief Information Officer, CIO

Mr. Uğur Nuri Sipahi graduated from Bosphorus University Department of Industrial Engineering in 1993 and received his master’s degree in the field of industrial engineering from Marmara University in 1997. Between 1995 and 1997, he worked in the automotive supply industry on quality management. In 1997, he joined Logo as a system analyst and has served for 10 years in the product development department at different levels. Between 2007 and 2009, he has served as a business solutions advisor and between 2009 and 2011 as a product manager. He served as a member of the Executive Committee between January 2012 and May 2019, and as the Group Coordinator for Logo’s Information Technologies and Business Processes between June 2019 and September 2020. Since October 2020, he has been serving as the Chief Information Officer of Logo Group. Also, he is a member of the Logo Group Committee.

Begüm Arş Türk
Logo Group Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer, CMO

Begüm Arş Türk graduated from Yeditepe University, Department of Industrial Engineering and completed her master's degree in MBA at the same university. Arş Türk started her professional career in 2003 and worked as Marketing Manager at Zorlu Russia operations in 2004, and served in various roles in Retail Sales, Commercial Marketing, Retail Development and Product Planning at Turkcell between 2007 and 2015.

In 2016, Arş Türk joined Logo Software as Marketing Manager and was appointed Logo Yazılım Türkiye Marketing and Loyalty Management Director in 2019 and Logo Group CMO as of December 2020. In the software industry, she led the structuring of marketing product management processes, the implementation of customer-oriented strategic marketing plans, the transformation of customer segmentation structuring into a value-oriented model, the structuring of competition, profitability and subscription-oriented pricing strategies, the conduct of market research that listens to the voice of stakeholders, and the positioning of Logo Yazılım as the leading brand. As of October 2023, Arş Türk continues to work as CMO and is also a Logo Group Committee Member.

Begüm Arş Türk leads the establishment of robotic coding workshops by reaching schools in different regions of Turkey with Logo Yazılım’s " Dream Coders" social responsibility project, which aims to provide quality education and equal opportunities in education. She was also one of the founding supporters of the TurkishWin Million Women Mentor project. In addition, she is a member of the International Women's Forum (IWF), which was established with the aim of developing and increasing women's leadership. Arş Türk actively participates in the Brands for Good Movement launched by the Sustainability Academy and involving CMOs of Turkey's leading brands, the Turkish Social Responsibility Association (TKSD), CMO Society and Pazarlamasyon New Generation Community.

Akın Sertcan
Logo Yazılım Turkiye General Manager

Born in 1971 in İzmit, Akın Sertcan graduated from İzmir Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Computer Programming in 1990. He started his career in the IT sector in İzmir in 1989. He worked as Sales Manager and Sales and Marketing Coordinator in different companies until 1996. After working as Aegean Region Manager at Index Bilgisayar, he joined Logo Yazılım as Aegean Region Channel Sales Manager in 1996. While he was appointed as Aegean Regional Manager in 2008, he took on the responsibilities of SME Products Executive Committee Member and Channel and Sales Operations Executive Committee Member respectively between 2012-2019.

Sertcan managed the processes of developing the business partnership ecosystem, establishing domestic and international channel and sales models, and worked on new channel and product strategies. He led the end-to-end organization of the product development, sales, support, project and customer relations structure and the establishment of new business units. He played an active role in the digitalization of processes in the partner ecosystem. As of June 2019, Mr. Sertcan is the General Manager of Logo Yazılım Türkiye and is also a member of Logo Group Committee.

In addition to his duties at Logo Yazılım, Akın Sertcan is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of the Software and Information Services Committee at the Service Exporters Association. He also continues to contribute to the sector as a member of the TOBB Software Assembly, a member of the Board of Directors of YASAD and a delegate to the İzmir General Assembly of the Turkish Informatics Association.

Arslan Arslan
Logo Retail Solutions General Manager

Arslan Arslan graduated from the Middle East Technical University - Department of Computer Engineering in 1996 and completed his master’s degree in the Middle East Technical University - Department of Computer Engineering in 1999. He is one of the founding partners of Özgün Yazılım Software Company, a Logo solutions partner. In 1998, he joined Logo as an R&D Software Engineer. Between 2000 and 2005 he worked on R&D projects at Logo’s Frankfurt office. He returned to Turkey in 2005 to work as R&D group manager at Logo’s Ankara office, prior to his appointment as the Director of Infrastructure and Tools in 2006. Between January 2012 and June 2019, he has served as an Executive Committee Member. Since June 2019, he has been serving as the General Manager of Logo Retail Solutions.

Başak Kural
eLogo General Manager

Kural graduated from İstanbul Technical University Faculty of Business Administration, Industrial Engineering Department in 2003 and from Bilgi University MBA program in 2017. She started her career as a product manager in Beko Elektronik A.Ş. Kural, who started to work in the marketing department of Turkcell İletişim A.Ş. as of 2007, served as the Group Manager responsible from Mobile Internet Revenues in Avea between 2010 and 2014 and then as the Strategy Director responsible from Technology and Regulation Strategies in Turk Telekom Group between 2014-2017. Since March 2017, she has been serving as the General Manager of Logo Elektronik.

Erhan Güçdemir
Peoplise General Manager

After graduating from Middle East Technical University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration Güçdemir studied Marketing Management at Ryerson University in Canada. He worked at leading international IT companies in management roles regarding large IT solutions sales, analytics, market development, Cloud and SaaS projects. He has been serving as Peoplise General Manager since 2021.

M. Bora Buluş
Logo Group Agile Projects Director

After graduating from Boğaziçi University, Department of Computer Programming in 1997 M. Bora Buluş joined Logo as software engineer under Information Systems department. He was appointed as Information Systems Manager in 2001 and executed infrastructure projects under this role. He served as IT Director between June 2014 and April 2020, and he played an active role in Logo’s ISO 27001-ISO 22301 Quality Management Systems implementation and execution in addition to his IT related responsibilities. Since April 2020, he has been serving as the Group Director executing transformation projects of the Logo Group. As an contributor to the social responsibility projects, M. Bora Buluş is an active participant of Business Against Domestic Violence (BADV) project of Sabancı University and is a volunteer providing extracurricular IT and Technology related training to Mehmet Tuğrul Tekbulut Technical Vocational High School students.

Nebahat Kesgin
Logo Group People and Organizational Transformation Director

A graduate of Anadolu University’s Labor Economics and Industrial Relations, Nebahat Kesgin started her career in 1993. After her experience in food and banking sectors, Kesgin continued her career in Human Resources. Kesgin joined Logo as Human Resources Manager in 2012 after various responsibilities within in HR functions in aviation and manufacturing industries.

Kesgin was appointed as Logo Group Director for Pay&Rewards&Employee Relations in 2019. She lead organizational capacity and efficiency, personnel and payroll, budget, pay and benefits, rewards, discipline processes, People and Organisational Development Business Partnership, employee branding, talent acquisition and reporting processes. Since March 2021, she has been serving as the People and Organisational Transformation Director responsible for all P&OT units.

Özlem Gemici
Logo Group Strategy Director

Özlem Gemici completed her undergraduate studies with a double-major in Political Science and Neuroscience at Oberlin College (Ohio, USA) in 2007; followed by a master’s degree at Georgetown University (Washington DC, USA) School of Foreign Service in 2011 in the field of Arab Studies with a focus on Economics. Gemici, started her career at an NGO working in the field of foreign policy and continued as a research and teaching assistant during her graduate studies with a focus on the economic development of the Middle East. After her graduate studies, Gemici conducted country and market risk analysis at PFC Energy (Washington DC, USA) on oil and natural gas in the Middle East. In 2012, Gemici worked as an Analyst & Strategy Specialist at Enprode Engineering & Consulting, where she carried out feasibility studies and provided consultancy for power plant investments. In 2013, Gemici joined the Strategy and Business Development team of Enerjisa, where she was promoted to the role of Strategy and Business Development Manager after working in strategic planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions, performance management, sustainability and corporate transformation areas during pre and post-IPO periods of the company. In 2020, Gemici took on the responsibility as the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Manager of Enerjisa Enerji. Since November 2021, she has been working as the Strategy Director of Logo Group.

Ayhan İnal
Logo Group Technical Projects Director

Graduated from Yıldız University Mechanical Engineering department in 1991, İnal started his career at Logo in 1989 as software expert. İnal served as Software Engineering, Product Development Manager and Product Development Director, and contributed to the establishment of Logo’s product development process management system LAPIS (Logo Agile Process Improvement System). Since January 2023, he has been serving as the Logo Group Technical Projects Director.