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: Quarterly
Number of Meetings in 2019: 3

Committee Members

Committee Members Committee Members' Titles
Recep Baştuğ CEO / Board Member
Işıl Akdemir Evlioğlu Customer Solutions & Digital Banking EVP
İlker Kuruöz Engineering & Data EVP
Cemal Onaran SME Banking EVP
Mahmut Akten Retail Banking EVP
Ebru Dildar Edin Corporate, Investment Banking & Global Markets EVP
Selahattin Güldü Commercial Banking EVP
Çağrı Süzer Garanti Payment Systems CEO
Fatih Bektaşoğlu TC - Client Solutions, Architecture & Tech. Platf. EVP
Reha Emekli TC - Markets, CIB & Payment Systems EVP
Seçkin Çağlın Garanti Payment Systems EVP
Bora Uludüz Digital Banking Director
Hazal Özgüven Customer Analytics, Innovation & Product Development Director
Tolga Haliler Organization & Process Development Director
- Risk Analytics, Technology & Innovation Director
Levent Kirazoğlu Cash Management Director
Hülya Türkmen Customer Experience & Satisfaction Director
Mustafa Sağlık SME - Medium & Large Enterprise Banking Director
Hakan Öger SME - Small Enterprise Banking Director
Ceren Acer Kezik Mass Banking Marketing Director
Kerem Ömer Orbay Retail Banking Marketing Director
İlke Badraslı Temel Commercial Banking Anatolian Marketing Director
Demet Yavuz Commercial Banking Istanbul Marketing Director 
Burçin Bıkmaz Strategic Planning & Responsible Business Director