Seminar: Digitalization Journey in Banking

Seminar: Digitalization Journey in Banking


Speaker: İlker Altıntaş

Title: Digitalization Journey in Banking

Date/Time: May 8, 2019  /  13.40-14.30

Place: FENS G035

Abstract: In this seminar, the digitalization journey in banking will be discussed with the global context nurturing the transformation in banking, triggering changes in customer behaviors, the enabling technologies, and architectural challenges. The talk will also discuss the agile working models, cultural aspects and transformation experiences that facilitate the digital transformation. It will conclude with a broader discussion of digital banking, the role data and analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics and branch transformation initiatives which are fundamental for a successful digital enterprise.


BIO: İlker Altıntaş joined Akbank in March 2012. He served as Vice President of IT Enterprise Architecture and Senior Vice President of the IT Architecture and Core Banking Department. In January 2017, he was appointed as Executive Vice President in charge of Technology and Operations. Prior to joining Akbank, Dr. Altıntaş held various engineering and management positions in technology companies serving finance and banking sector. Ilker Altıntaş is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering and holds a PhD degree in software engineering from the same university. He also holds Executive MBA degree from Sabanci University, School of Management. İlker Altıntaş has published many technical articles for international conferences, journals and is a committee member for various national and international conferences.

Contact: Selim Balcısoy