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Ekrem Arıkan received his B.S. in Computer Engineering at Boğaziçi University and his M.B.A. at Yeditepe University. He embarked on his career at Microsoft in 1998. In 2007, he started working at Ziraat Technology as IT Architecture Manager. As the PMO Manager and CISO, he coordinated and managed many Fintech, IT security and risk projects. After being promoted to Enterprise Development Director, he managed IT Security, Quality and Risk Management as well as Human Resources and Support Services departments. In 2014 he moved on to Ziraat Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş. to serve as Group Manager responsible from Information Technologies, Customer Services and Call Center, HR and Support Services. As of 2015, he serves as Strategy Development Director in EPİAŞ - Energy Exchange Istanbul, which was the newly established energy markets operator company of Turkey. Since June 2016 he is the Executive Vice President responsible from IT at Takas Istanbul.