Murat Sözen is Principal Consultant  and leads training, consulting, and technical services activities. He has more than 20 years of technology consulting experience offering value added services for the enterprise clients, especially in banking and telco verticals.


He participated in various lighthouse IT projects in Turkey with sizes up to 9,000,000 users. He worked with Microsoft Turkey for more than ten years, where he led the application development consulting department. Prior to Microsoft,  Murat worked with Akbank and İş Bankası for six years with the opportunity to initiate and lead pos, atm, branch automation, and financial transaction processing projects. He began his career as a freelance consultant to Exxon, and Alarko.


Mr. Sözen is a founding member of Turkish CIO and CFO Association (TUBIYAD). He is also a participating member of The Global IT Architect Association (IASA), and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).