Innovation Committee

Innovation Committee's objective is to increase Garanti's focus on innovation and improve the prioritization of innovative projects.
The IC's responsibilities are:

  • Creating the conditions and opportunities for the collection and evaluation of all innovative ideas in the most efficient way across the bank.
  • Setting themes to focus on periodically: The Innovation & Digital Teams will have the responsibility to organize events, workshops & trainings to increase employees' knowledge about selected themes and spur new ideas around them.
  • Deciding whether the projects emanating from the Innovation Pipeline will proceed to MVP phase or not, and prioritizing them. Committing bank's resources for approved projects

Meeting Frequency: The Committee meets at least once every 3 months.
Number of Meetings in 2019: 2


Committee Members

Member Title Committee Role
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member President
Didem Dinçer Başer Customer Solutions and Digital Banking EVP  Member
İlker Kuruöz Engineering and Data EVP  Member
Işıl Akdemir Evlioğlu CEO of Garanti Payment Systems  Member
Cemal Onaran SME Banking EVP  Member
Mahmut Akten Retail Banking EVP  Member
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate and Investment Banking EVP  Member
Selahattin Güldü Commercial Banking EVP  Member
Bora Uludüz Digital Banking SVP  Member
Tutku Coşkun Customer Analytics, Innovation and Product Development SVP  Member
Hazal Özgüven Organization & Process Development SVP  Member
Serhan Pak Risk Analytics, Technology and Innovation SVP  Member
Fatih Bektaşoğlu    Member
Reha Emekli    Member
Kıvanç Fidan Cash Management and Transaction Banking SVP  Member
Hülya Türkmen Customer Experience & Satisfaction SVP  Member
Mustafa Sağlık SME - Medium and Large Enterprise Banking Marketing SVP  Member
Hakan Öger SME - Small Enterprise Banking Marketing SVP  Member
Ceren Acer Kezik Mass Banking Marketing SVP  Member
Kerem Ömer Orbay Retail Banking Marketing SVP  Member
Seçkin Çağlın Garanti Payment Systems EVP  Member
Lütfi Hacıoğlu Commercial Banking Anatolian Marketing SVP  Member
Taşkın Erkoç Commercial Banking Istanbul Marketing SVP   Member
Burçin Bıkmaz Strategic Planning and Responsible Business SVP  Member